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I-Team investigates drug deliveries traveling on interstate, Carbondale city deficit, Kennett could switch to DPS

The I-Team investigates drug couriers, or mules, that are driving deliveries cross country, including on I-55. The I-Team investigates drug couriers, or mules, that are driving deliveries cross country, including on I-55.
Carbondale City Council members are meeting Tuesday night to discuss what to do to fix $730,000 deficit. Carbondale City Council members are meeting Tuesday night to discuss what to do to fix $730,000 deficit.
Are you being "financially bullied?" One newlywed couple said they were heading down that road. Are you being "financially bullied?" One newlywed couple said they were heading down that road.

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Kennett City Council members scheduled a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the possibility of switching to a Department of Public Safety, which could combine both the fire and police departments. Todd Tumminia will have more on this, coming up on Heartland News.

Before marijuana, cocaine or heroin makes it to the streets of any Heartland city, drug couriers or mules drive those deliveries, often cross country. Hear from two dedicated troopers on tonight's I-Team investigation on how they work to stop those deliveries in their tracks. Tune in for Heartland News at 10!

Carbondale City Council members will meet Tuesday and try to find ways to shirk their $730,000 deficit. Allison Twaits talked to a business owner and the executive director of The Women's Center about their budgets. You can click here for the story. Watch Heartland News at 9 and 10 when Arnold Wyrick will have more on the city council meeting.

A new study shows one in 10 couples experience "financial bullying" from their significant other. Kadee Brosseau talked to a newlywed couple who said they used to be headed down the road to financial bullying. You can click here for the story.

A Farmington man faces several stealing charges after police say he stole medication from residents at senior citizen apartments. Justin Burns, 25, is charged with four counts of felony stealing of a controlled substance.

Governor Steve Beshear announced Tuesday the award of a contract to build the first of the much-anticipated twin Lake Bridges in the tourism-rich Jackson Purchase of western Kentucky. The $131.5 million project, awarded by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to a Texas company will result in a modern, four-lane bridge to carry U.S. 68/KY 80 over Kentucky Lake.

In national news, the city of Atlanta dodged the first punch of a dangerous winter storm Tuesday, but forecasters warned of a potentially "catastrophic" second blow in a thick layer of ice that threatened to bring hundreds of thousands of power outages and leave people in their cold, dark homes for days.

Shirley Temple, who died Monday night at 85, sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of dispirited Depression-era moviegoers and remains the ultimate child star decades later. You can click here to read more about the actress and diplomat.

Amber Ruch
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