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Bryant wants to bring jobs to Tamms - 6-year-old saves family from burning home - Quinn keeps low profile

A newly elected state rep. wants to bring jobs back to Tamms, IL. A newly elected state rep. wants to bring jobs back to Tamms, IL.
A 6-year-old is being hailed as a hero for saving a family from a burning home. A 6-year-old is being hailed as a hero for saving a family from a burning home.
Gov. Pat Quinn is keeping a low profile (Source: MGN) Gov. Pat Quinn is keeping a low profile (Source: MGN)

Republican Terri Bryant won the state house representative's seat for the 115th district of Illinois on Tuesday. Now, she wants to bring revenue back to Tamms and have the prison back in full operation. Allison Twaits has the story tonight at 5:00.

Do you work long and/or irregular hours? A new study shows having a constantly changing work schedule could be bad for your health. Kadee Brosseau tells you how make sure and stay healthy while still getting your job done tonight at 6:00.

Voters in Malden, Missouri voted to go smoke free on Tuesday. When will cigarette butts have to be out? We'll have answers tonight on Heartland News.

A 6-year-old is being hailed as a hero for saving a family from a burning home. Holly Brantley has his story tonight at 5:06.

A program at Rend Lake College is helping students in need with clothing. Rae Daniel explains at 6:03.

President Barack Obama is telling Americans who voted for change: "I hear you." Hear from the president tonight, and visit Heartland Votes for all the latest election news.

Gov. Pat Quinn is keeping a low profile after refusing to concede his re-election bid in Illinois.

Grant Dade says clear and cool tonight. He'll have first weather at 5:08.

A Democratic state House member from eastern Missouri is switching to the Republican Party.

A new survey shows that nearly everyone agrees that texting and driving is dangerous.Tune in at 6:00 for a new report. Text 'Just Drive" to 91212 to sign the Safe Driving Pledge.

The Missouri Department of Social Services says applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program now being accepted.

State police say a Dahlgren, Illinois man has died after a head on crash Tuesday evening in southern Illinois.

The Southeast Missouri State women's basketball program will be without head coach Ty Margenthaler for the first two games of the season. And, Redhawks are hosting the OVC Soccer Tournament at Houck Stadium this week. Todd Richards has more in sports.

Plus - Gov. Jay Nixon is working to keep the St. Louis Rams in Missouri.

Have a great evening -

James Long

Kfvs12.com Web Producer

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