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The government shutdown continues to be a top national story. The government shutdown continues to be a top national story.
Ill. police department being sued over strip search. Ill. police department being sued over strip search.
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Hello and happy Wednesday!

We'll have continued coverage of the government shutdown and its impact throughout the Breakfast Show.

It's National Walk Your Dog Week! Carly O'Keefe will have details starting at 5:06 on how you can help avoid pet obesity.

A woman is suing an Illinois police department after she says she was mistreated during a strip search. Details on this at 5:16.

Join me at 5:37 for Trending Now for the latest trending topics including a man who survived a nail to the heart!

We will also be discussing the Affordable Care Act and the technical difficulties many are facing when trying to sign up for health coverage online. I'll tell you about it at 6:03.

Then at 6:13, Tuesday night in Colorado hundreds of people crowded a high school football stadium to honor a family killed in a rock slide.

Catch Does it Work Wednesday at 6:20 as Eggies is put to the test.

Join us for 12 minutes of commercial-free news starting at 6:45.

Wednesday's topics include a Ku Klux Klan lawsuit, a woman who quits her job to a famous song, and improvements coming to Missouri's fairgrounds.

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