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IL gay marriage - MO execution - Tattoos for kids

Quinn will sign gay marriage into law today in Illinois. Quinn will sign gay marriage into law today in Illinois.
This serial killer was executed in Bonne Terre. This serial killer was executed in Bonne Terre.
Kids safety and tattoos: More at 6:10. Kids safety and tattoos: More at 6:10.

Good afternoon! Here's some of the stories we are working on for tonight's Heartland News at 5 & 6:

Bob Reeves says tonight will be mostly cloudy, but not as cold. Tune into his first forecast at 5:05.

Gov. Pat Quinn will sign a landmark law today allowing same-sex marriage in Illinois by incorporating a piece of Illinois history.

A white supremacist serial killer was executed in Missouri. Rachel Gartner talked to a woman today who interviewed Joseph Paul Franklin when he was incarcerated in a Federal Prison in Marion, Illinois.

Emergency crews were on the scene of a bus crash today in Carbondale. 

Tonight at 5:05, Arnold Wyrick has more on volunteer cleanup efforts in Brookport, Illinois after tornadoes ravaged the area. And at 6:00, Mollie Lair tells us what a Brookport woman is doing to help others recover, after losing a co-worker.

Remember you can still help: Heartland Cares Disaster Relief.

Some are claiming one day of intense workouts get better results than five days of other training. Kadee Brosseau looked into this, and has the details at 5:06.

President Obama honored Oprah and former President Clinton, and others, with freedom medals today.

Still looking for that perfect toy? Christy Millweard has toy testers at 5:22.

An Illinois state senator says he wants to end a long-standing ban on Sunday car sales statewide.

What do kids, safety and tattoos have in common? Tune in to Kadee Brosseau's story at 6:10 for the story.

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