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Sabreliner workers could be out of work, State of the Union Address

154 workers at Sabreliner could be losing their jobs after the company was sold recently. 154 workers at Sabreliner could be losing their jobs after the company was sold recently.
President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union Address tonight. President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union Address tonight.
An early morning fire at the Bonne Terre Senior Center put the brakes on the Meals on Wheels program. An early morning fire at the Bonne Terre Senior Center put the brakes on the Meals on Wheels program.

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One hundred fifty-four Sabreliner workers could be losing their jobs after the company was sold. A spokesperson with the company said 154 full-time employees received termination letters. Todd Tumminia will have more on this tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

President Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union Address tonight. One of the topics generating a lot of buzz is a plan to sign an executive order to raise the federal minimum wage for some federal workers from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. Allison Twaits talked to a Carbondale business owner about why he supports raising the minimum wage not just for federal workers, but for all workers.

You can tune in at 8 p.m. for the State of the Union Address. Watch it live on KFVS, kfvs12.com or on our mobile news app.

An early morning fire at the Bonne Terre Senior Center put the brakes on the Meals on Wheels program Tuesday. The fire destroyed a storage building that contained freezers and refrigerators filled with food as well as files and paperwork. Kadee Brosseau talked to the center administrator, which provides meals for up to 200 people every week day.

A Farmington business fire is a total loss after a late night fire on Monday. According to Farmington Fire Chief Todd Mecey, crews were called to Ron's Tire on Karsch Boulevard just after 10 p.m. He said the building is still standing, but the building is a total loss.

In national news, the Better Business Bureau is warned of a nationwide scam. Lots of people around the country are discovering a mystery fee of $9.84. The BBB said it's not another bank fee, it's a scam. You can click here for more.

Amber Ruch
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aruch@kfvs12.com
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