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Speed limit raised, gun restrictions, Highway Patrol investigation

A new federal report says Illinois highways are the fifth-busiest in the nation. A new federal report says Illinois highways are the fifth-busiest in the nation.
Illinois gun owners who fail to report the theft or loss of a weapon will face tougher restrictions under a new law. Illinois gun owners who fail to report the theft or loss of a weapon will face tougher restrictions under a new law.
LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students. LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students.

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Illinois drivers will soon be able to drive 70 mph on rural interstates under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn. Kadee Brosseau talked to some truckers who told her how an increased speed limit would impact them. Hear more on Heartland News at Five.

How often do you travel on the interstate? A new federal report says Illinois highways are the fifth-busiest in the nation.

Accusations by Poplar Bluff's newest council member against a 40 year city employee prompted a Missouri Highway Patrol investigation. Kathy Sweeney takes a closer look in her iTeam report.

Illinois gun owners who fail to report the theft or loss of a weapon will face tougher restrictions under a new law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn. Allison Twaits has more on Heartland News at Six.

The Pinckneyville Correctional Center is on lockdown after a fight in the exercise yard yesterday afternoon.

A Park Hills woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband.

A western Kentucky electric utility is telling customers their rates will increase by more than 20 percent after its power supplier lost its biggest customer, an aluminum smelter.

Kentucky's Fish and Wildlife Commission is asking for fee increases for some licenses and permits, but rates for basic hunting and fishing licenses for Kentucky adults wouldn't be affected.

Lee Thompson Young, best known as the lead character in the Disney Channel television series The Famous Jett Jackson, has died.

LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students as part of an effort to help steer their collegiate careers.

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