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Anna school board meets on bullying incident - 1 city leader removed from Hayti Heights board

The Anna-Jonesboro School Board met tonight for a meeting to discuss possible further punishment for teen athletes accused of bullying. The Anna-Jonesboro School Board met tonight for a meeting to discuss possible further punishment for teen athletes accused of bullying.
Meet Harold and Jeanette Glasener in tonight's Everybody in the Heartland Has a Story. Meet Harold and Jeanette Glasener in tonight's Everybody in the Heartland Has a Story.
A new study says mothers with more than one child are more productive at work. A new study says mothers with more than one child are more productive at work.

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The Anna-Jonesboro High school athletes involved in what school leaders call a “serious bullying incident” could face further punishment. The school board is set to meet at 7 p.m. Giacomo Luca will have more on the outcome of that meeting, coming up on Heartland News at 10.

Tonight's Everybody in the Heartland Has a Story is about Harold and Jeanette Glasener from Zalma, Mo. It's a long, scenic, occasionally bumpy driveway that leads to their house. Get through the woods and there's a clearing where you can see it all, 110 acres of gorgeous. Take the trip with us, coming up on Heartland News at 10.

Todd Tumminia was at the Board of Alderman meeting today in Hayti Heights. It only last 15 minutes, but there were some fireworks. He'll have the story on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

With less than 24 hours before polls open, last minute preparations and campaign stops are underway in Illinois. Allison Twaits was in Williamson County where behind-the-scenes work includes setting up 6 polling locations.

When Malden voters head to the polls on Tuesday, they will have a chance to restrict smoking in public areas within city limits. Ordinance No. 3095 outlines where smoking would be prohibited if voters say "yes" to the ban.

Missouri's local election authorities are expecting about 40 percent of registered voters to cast ballots in Tuesday's elections. The predictions range from a low of about 15 percent in some counties to more than 60 percent in other counties.

The Harrisburg School District is one of three Illinois school districts selected for the "Now is the Time" grant. They will be partnering with Egyptian Health, and school officials say this funding will help address the needs of children and families who have a mental illness.

The Miner City Council is considering turning the job of fire protection over to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. The volunteer fire department has been running since 1955. Some people in the community, along with firefighters, say they want to keep it that way, but other city leaders say it's time to consider shutting it down.

The winter weather in 2013 brings concern of salt being sparse in the upcoming winter season. However, consumers who want to buy salt for their own personal use don't have to worry about that yet.

Working women with children are more productive over a 30-year career than women without children, according to a recent study. It found that mothers with at least two kids were the most productive of all. Holly Brantley talked to some Heartland moms. You can click here to see what they had to say.

In national news, wireless carrier Sprint says it is estimating 2,000 jobs, or about 5 percent of its staff, as part of an effort to cut $1.5 billion in annual spending.

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