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Quinn gives $5.3M to southern Illinois - Fog causes 20 car pileup - Huge pumpkins

Gov. Quinn announced today more than $5 million to go towards transportation improvements in southern Illinois. Gov. Quinn announced today more than $5 million to go towards transportation improvements in southern Illinois.
A 20 car pileup took place here last night due to foggy conditions in Scott County (Source: Mike Mohundro). A 20 car pileup took place here last night due to foggy conditions in Scott County (Source: Mike Mohundro).
Cooler temperatures produced bigger pumpkins in Mo: (Source: Mike Mohundro). Cooler temperatures produced bigger pumpkins in Mo: (Source: Mike Mohundro).

Governor Pat Quinn announced $5.3 million from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program that can be used to repair municipal, township and county infrastructure in southern Illinois. Arnold Wyrick has the details tonight at 10.

Foggy conditions could have been a factor in a multi-car pileup Saturday night on Interstate 55 in Scott County.

Pumpkins are 40 percent bigger this year for one orchard in Missouri due to cooler temperatures.

Speaking of temperatures, Laura Wibbenmeyer says look for a cool evening and a mild Monday.

A new restaurant being built in one southeast Missouri town is bringing the area more than just bacon and eggs. Kadee Brosseau spent the day in Fredericktown and has the details at 5:04.

A western Kentucky man had to be cut out of a pickup and airlifted to a hospital after an overnight crash in Lyon County.

Veterans gathered at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown. We'll have the latest from the Beltway at 5:05.

Ex-US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords toured rows of tables loaded with rifles and handguns Sunday in her first visit to a gun show since surviving a 2011 shooting.

And, Chicago Marathon runners kept Boston in their minds today.

Check this out on our Facebook page, shelves in Walmart stores in Louisiana were cleared Saturday night, when the stores allowed purchases on EBT cards-even though they were not showing limits! Leave a comment and tell us what you think!

Josh Frydman has good news for Chiefs and Rams fans! He'll have NFL highlights at 5:26.

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