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WWII veterans reunited, World Series latest, Rasberry ants taking over

Janet Hume says she is beyond excited to take her son Landon to his very first World Series game. Landon is 24 years old and has Fragile X Syndrome, which is a disability similar to Autism. Janet Hume says she is beyond excited to take her son Landon to his very first World Series game. Landon is 24 years old and has Fragile X Syndrome, which is a disability similar to Autism.
Kolten Wong took to Twitter today to apologize to Cardinals fans for last night. (Source: Kolten Wong took to Twitter today to apologize to Cardinals fans for last night. (Source:
Although tiny, Rasberry crazy ants swarm in the billions and are creating massive problems in southeast Texas. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Although tiny, Rasberry crazy ants swarm in the billions and are creating massive problems in southeast Texas. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Good evening,

Coming up tonight at 10, Todd Tumminia will have the story of two World War II veterans reunited. They'll discuss their service and more. You don't want to miss it!

To celebrate the 68th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, SIU and the Southern Illinois Chapter of the UN will host a lecture. Arnold Wyrick was there and will have more on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

No Cardinal fans were as fired up for Monday night's game as Janet and Landon Hume. KFVS teamed up with Academy Sports and Outdoors to give away a pair of tickets. Janet Hume is the lucky winner, so she doesn't have to worry about paying a fortune to get into Busch Stadium. Kadee Brosseau talked to her today; you click here for the story.

The Cardinals lost Game 4 last night and a key player, Kolten Wong, took to Twitter to apologize to Cardinals fans. The emotional 23-year-old rookie had hit a low in a season of highs. See what he had to say by clicking here.

Todd Richards will be live at Busch Stadium tonight for Game 5. Watch Heartland News at 9 and 10 for the latest in St. Louis, and don't forget to check out our World Series 2013 page.

A car crash knocked out phone, cell and 911 service near Annapolis and Des Arc in southern Iron County. A communications center has been set up at the Annapolis Community Center for anyone with an emergency. You can click here for more.

A man accused of robbing and shooting a homeowner last night was arrested this morning.

Northbound lanes of Interstate 57 have reopened following a deadly Monday morning crash in Jefferson County.

The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices.

Liposuction to enter the military? Some troops are turning to liposuction to pass the fat test. Would you do that?

If you haven't heard of Rasberry crazy ants yet, you will. They're coming to a backyard near you. By the trillions.

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS

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