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More troops headed to Iraq - Police say legal pot not worth tax money - Marion PD investigate home invasion

More troops are headed to Iraq. More troops are headed to Iraq.
Some police officers say the tax money from legalizing pot isn't worth it. Some police officers say the tax money from legalizing pot isn't worth it.
Marion PD is investigating a home invasion. Marion PD is investigating a home invasion.

President Barack Obama is authorizing the U.S. military to deploy up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq as part of the mission to combat the Islamic State group.

A group aiming to legalize marijuana and regulate it claims it'd make millions in taxes. But some police officers say the money isn't worth it. Kadee Brosseau explains.

Illinois Governor-elect Bruce Rauner spoke in Marion, Illinois this morning. Allison Twaits was there and tells us what the Rauner had to say to southern Illinoisan's.

A federal judge has ruled Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional in the latest legal victory for gay couples in the state.

There is an uneasy calm these days in Ferguson, Missouri. Te city is waiting for a grand jury to decide whether to charge the officer that shot Michael Brown.

Police say they are investigating a late night home invasion in Marion, Illinois.

If you have outdoor plans, Grant Dade says for tonight, partly cloudy and not quite as cold. But, next week could be bitterly cold.

Officials in Graves County, Kentucky say three people now face charges after a canceled Golden Alert for a 58-year-old Paducah, Kentucky man.

An expanded outreach at Southeast Missouri State University is among the first with a place to make the transition home for troops, and their future lives a bit easier. Holly Brantley has more on the office of military and veterans services tonight at 6:05.

Todd Richards covers high school football district play in a Heartland Football Friday preview.

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