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Recovery efforts begin after deadly tornadoes

Good afternoon. If you're reading this email from the comfort of your home, be thankful. Dozens of families across the Heartland do not have a home after tornadoes ripped through the area Sunday.

Emergency management crews began damage assessment today in Brookport after tornadoes killed three people yesterday. Jeff Cunningham, Arnold Wyrick, and Allison Twaits are in Brookport and will bring the latest in the clean up and recovery efforts.

Two people also died in a tornado in New Minden, Illinois yesterday. Rachel Gartner will tell us about the damage there.

A total of eight people, six in Illinois and two in Minnesota, were killed in the storms yesterday.

Kadee Brosseau is in Scott County, Missouri where several homes were destroyed.

Many people have been asking how to help the storm victims. We have donation and volunteer information here.

The Dexter Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a 14-year-old girl who was last seen on November 13.

Dissatisfied with your job? Have an annoying boss? Or just flat out hate work altogether? You're not alone. A new survey says a lot of Americans aren't happy at work. 16 percent of Americans find work unbearable. They hate their jobs.

Christy Millweard begins this week's Does it Work Toy Testers in Sikeston with some of the hottest games and toys including the Crayola Marker Maker, Jenga - the Angry Birds Star Wars edition, the Boom Boom Balloon, and the Nerf Rebelle Heart Breaker Bow Blaster. Watch Heartland News at Five to see their final grades on this week long series of Does it Work tests!

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