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Smoking pot in e-cigs a growing trend, attempted food stamp fraud on Facebook causing stir

A local incident of attempted food stamp fraud in the Cape Girardeau area caused a stir on Facebook. A local incident of attempted food stamp fraud in the Cape Girardeau area caused a stir on Facebook.
Some veterans are calling a photo in a calendar the American Legion sent out offensive. Some veterans are calling a photo in a calendar the American Legion sent out offensive.
The Cleanse diet. Fad or helpful? Kadee Brosseau looked into it. The Cleanse diet. Fad or helpful? Kadee Brosseau looked into it.
The Marion pastor leading a concealed carry program says if Illinois is okay with its residents carrying a concealed weapon, then his Christian church should be too. The Marion pastor leading a concealed carry program says if Illinois is okay with its residents carrying a concealed weapon, then his Christian church should be too.

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Research shows e-cigarettes are a growing trend across the country. Now, law enforcement says they have found people using the e-cigs to smoke marijuana. Todd Tumminia looked into this and will have more tonight, on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

A local incident of attempted food stamp fraud caused a stir on Facebook. It's against the law to buy, sell or trade food stamps. But it happens more often than you may make think, especially on Craigslist where the seller's identity is usually better protected. Mollie Lair had the story, tonight on Heartland News.

A photo on a calendar has been stirring up talk all over the state of Missouri, especially among military veterans. It's a picture that's intended to honor America's heroes, but some local veterans say it's disrespectful. Kadee Brosseau talked to those offended and the American Legion. You can click here for the story.

Church and guns: The Community of Faith Church in Marion is holding a concealed carry seminar with a biblical perspective. The pastor leading the program says if Illinois is okay with its residents carrying a concealed weapon, then his Christian church should be too. Allison Twaits talked to him today; you can click here for the story.

Everyone remembers the Atkin's Diet, Slim Fast, the Cabbage Soup Diet; they're the all eating plans nutrition experts call "fad diets." The next big thing is the Cleanse Diet. Some who have used it swear by it, saying it really works, but the question is, how healthy is it? Kadee Brosseau talked to health professionals and people who have tried The Cleanse. You can click here to see what they had to say.

A Scott County woman is facing felony contraband charges out of Mississippi County. Jamie Marie Sadler, 34, of Morley was charged with two counts of felony possession of a weapon/dangerous item in the county jail and felony damage to jail property. She is accused of trying to smoke dried out green beans, which she had rolled up in a page from a book.

The next time you go for a checkup, don't be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight. The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic, and they urge physicians to be a lot more aggressive about helping patients drop those extra pounds.

The U.S. government started the first month of the 2014 budget year with a smaller budget deficit, signaling further improvement in the nation's finances at a time when lawmakers are wrestling to reach a deal to keep the government open past January.

In continuing coverage from the Philippines, a run-down, single-story building with filthy floors at Tacloban's ruined airport has become the area's main medical center for victims of last week's powerful typhoon. It has little medicine, virtually no facilities and very few doctors. What it is not short of are patients.

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

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