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School panic buttons, Facebook losing popularity, head lice problems at schools

Officer Austin Guill was injured in an early morning crash today. (Source: Paducah PD) Officer Austin Guill was injured in an early morning crash today. (Source: Paducah PD)
Michael Fuller is on the run from Perryville police. They say he is considered armed, dangerous and violent. (Source: Perryville County Sheriff's Department) Michael Fuller is on the run from Perryville police. They say he is considered armed, dangerous and violent. (Source: Perryville County Sheriff's Department)
Cape Girardeau police are trying to identify this woman accused of taking a picture from a McDonald's on Broadway. (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department) Cape Girardeau police are trying to identify this woman accused of taking a picture from a McDonald's on Broadway. (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)
Michael Jordan's opulent mansion in Highland Park, Ill. is up for auction this month. (Source: Concierge Auctions/YouTube) Michael Jordan's opulent mansion in Highland Park, Ill. is up for auction this month. (Source: Concierge Auctions/YouTube)

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One Heartland school district now has a way to protect your kids at the push of a button. Jackson R-2 became one of the first districts in the area to install a new method for safety. Holly Brantley had the story. You can watch it tonight on Heartland News at 10.

Just like you might not agree with your teen on music taste, or fashion sense, you also might disagree on social media preference. While more adults might be on Facebook, more teenagers are saying, no thanks. Christy Millweard had the story; you can click here to read it and watch it tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

Head lice in schools isn't new. But the way it's handled has changed and has some parents itching for answers. One local school is seeing the first outbreak of the season and some parents said they had to hear about it through the grapevine. Mollie Lair talked to health officials today about advice for parents on how to keep it from spreading.

Some Heartland Pastors says it's about time the bill passes and are ready to welcome same sex couples without a second thought. Allison Twaits caught up with some of these pastors who said same sex couples will go through the same process as any other couple to get married in their church. We also heard from people in Illinois who are opposed to same sex marriage.

The name of a Paducah police officer is serious but stable condition after a two-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning has been released. Kadee Brosseau was there for a news conference. You can click here for the story.

A Perryville man is on the loose and the sheriff's office says he is known to be armed, dangerous and violent. Michael Fuller is described as a white male and has several tattoos. You can click here for more information.

The Cape Girardeau Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a woman accused of taking a picture off the wall at McDonald's. Allegedly the woman took a large, 4 foot by 4 foot picture off the wall of the McDonald's and left with it.

What will six NBA Championships, two Olympic gold medals and a record high scoring average of 30.1 points per game buy you? A house to match no other. Now, Michael Jordan's old mansion in Highland Park, Ill. is going up for auction this month. Click here to find out how much the home was originally listed for.

In national news, the Supreme Court wrestled today with the appropriate role for religion in government in a case involving mainly Christian prayers at the start of a New York town's council meetings.

Amber Ruch
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aruch@kfvs12.com
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