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Banning teen tanning legislation - Heroin use - Hay fire

Gov. Quinn has signed legislation that bans tanning for those 18-and-under in Illinois. Gov. Quinn has signed legislation that bans tanning for those 18-and-under in Illinois.
Officials are producing informational videos to combat "epidemic" heroin use. Officials are producing informational videos to combat "epidemic" heroin use.
County Road 635 is back open in Cape Girardeau County hay fire (Source: KFVS Photojournalist Joshua Russell). County Road 635 is back open in Cape Girardeau County hay fire (Source: KFVS Photojournalist Joshua Russell).

New clothes, school supplies, and backpacks are all things parents are buying for their kids as they head back to school.

However, child counselors remind parents that some things children need as they head back into the classroom are not material items. Kadee Brosseau has the story tonight at 6:00.

Check out our picture slidehow of kids headed back to school! Send your back to school pictures to cnews@kfvs12.com.

It's been great weather we are having for mid-August! Bob Reeves says tonight will be mainly clear and still quite cool.  

Good news: The St. Louis Cardinals activated All-Star catcher Yadier Molina today. Todd Richards has Cards-Pirates highlights tonight on Heartland Sports.

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that bans tanning in Illinois for anyone under age 18.

The Governor has also signed legislation that prohibits the use of electronic cigarettes in Illinois by anyone under age 18.

County Road 635 is back open in Cape Girardeau County but the fire of hundreds of hay bales that caused it to be closed is still burning.

President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month after unrest in the country.

The Butler County Health Department is providing the following information about an FDA recall.

 Illinois law enforcement officials are producing informational videos to combat what they say is an "epidemic" of heroin use. Allison Twaits has the story tonight at 6:00.

Kathy Sweeney has an I-Team update at 6:04 on her story she first showed you last week on rental rights.

A Carbondale man has been sentenced to prison for arson.

Check this out! The Smithsonian Institute has announced the discovery of a new species of carnivore!

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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