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Winter storm preps - Fire destroys teacher's home - Nixon responds to Boeing decision

Winter Storm Warnings and Watches are in effect for the entire Heartland region from late tonight into Sunday. Winter Storm Warnings and Watches are in effect for the entire Heartland region from late tonight into Sunday.
This Murphysboro home was destroyed by fire (Source: Arnold Wyrick) This Murphysboro home was destroyed by fire (Source: Arnold Wyrick)
A Mo. proposal to Boeing had authorized up to $1.7 billion in tax incentives over two decades. A Mo. proposal to Boeing had authorized up to $1.7 billion in tax incentives over two decades.

Good afternoon! Here's just some of the stories you'll see tonight on Heartland News:

Bryan McCormick says tonight will be mostly cloudy with rain and snow developing.  Winter storm WATCHES and WARNINGS begin at midnight.

Shoppers were out buying supplies at stores across the Heartland today to try to get ahead of forecasted winter weather. Find out what they were buying tonight at 6:02.

The following events are canceled or rescheduled due to impending winter weather.

Warming centers are opening around the Heartland due to extreme cold temperatures outside.

Stay ahead of the winter storm! Find out how to download the KFVS12 StormTeam Weather app here.

Is your car winterized? Hear tips from a car technician tonight at 6:04.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is closed due to high winds, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

The latest winter storm in the Northeast is being blamed for at least 16 deaths.

A Murphysboro high school teacher and former coach says he's grateful for the outpouring of support after losing his home to a fire.

The search for a missing southern Illinois woman continued today. We'll have details at 6:10.

Gov. Jay Nixon says the incentive package Missouri offered Boeing showed the state is "ready to compete" in the global economy.

A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush will be released from the hospital today.

The Missouri Tigers defeated Oklahoma State 41-31 Friday night in the Cotton Bowl in Arlington, Texas. Todd Richards has player reaction tonight in Heartland Sports.

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James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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