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Confirmed H1N1 case in Butler County - Minimum wage increase

The Butler County Health Department confirms the county has had one case of the H1N1 flu. A Poplar Bluff, Mo. woman says her 29-year-old son died of the H1N1 flu. Kadee Brosseau talks to the mother and a nurse with the Butler County Health Department.

Homeowners in Thebes, Ill. arrived home early this morning to find their house engulfed in flames.

Recovery efforts will resume tomorrow in Kansas for a soldier from Thebes who went missing in a lake while duck hunting on Christmas Eve.

A man is in critical condition and his girlfriend was arrested in Mayfield, Ky. after police say she stabbed him.

Starting Wednesday, minimum wage workers in 13 states, including Missouri, and four cities will receive higher paychecks.

An audit of Bollinger County, Mo. ranks the county as fair.

Illinois State Police say they're ready to begin processing applications from residents who want to carry concealed weapons. Rachel Gartner will have more on Heartland News at Six.

Most teens will no longer be allowed to use tanning beds in Illinois beginning Jan. 1.

A Kansas City couple is having a very happy holiday season after winning a $71.5 million Powerball jackpot in the Christmas night drawing.

A Missouri high school continues to hold prayer sessions despite a legal complaint that claims the sessions are unconstitutional.

Preliminary figures show the number of deer hunted in Illinois is down this year.

If you're planning to stay home New Year's Day and stream classic movies on Netflix, you may be out of luck. More than 80 movies and a handful of TV shows will no longer be available for streaming through the site as of Wednesday, according to a post on Reddit.

Have a happy and safe New Year!

Christy Hendricks
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