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Gov. Nixon activates National Guard - Possible record lows

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard in advance of a grand jury decision about whether a white police officer will be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. See full Ferguson coverage at www.kfvs12.com/ferguson.

Snow cancelled classes for dozens of schools today. Grant Dade says we'll see possible record lows tonight! www.kfvs12.com/weather

Beet juice, vinegar, kitty litter, and rubbing alcohol. Kadee Brosseau tests home remedies to melt icy sidewalks and driveways. 

An overturned cattle truck with about 70 head of cattle closed one eastbound lane of Interstate 24 in Lyon County, Ky. this morning.

Two people were stabbed in Cape Girardeau County early this morning after what is believed to be a domestic dispute, according to the sheriff's department.

A Steele man is accused of firing several shots into an occupied vehicle.

One year ago today, an EF3 tornado ripped through Brookport, Illinois killing three people. Today, Gov. Pat Quinn visited the town to celebrate recovery and healing.

How will the city use your tax dollars? Tonight the Cape Girardeau city council decides whether or not to move forward with a plan for a new sports complex. Holly Brantley explains more on Heartland News at Six.

You've probably done it — a trip to the outlet mall to score brand name clothes and handbags on a budget. But what if we told you that merchandise you're buying is in many ways ... a knock-off? Our sister station uncovered why some retailers are lowering their own standards to get your money on Heartland News at Five.

Christy Millweard brings back the popular Toy Testers segment with several different toys geared toward first graders. Watch for this special Does it Work test on Heartland News at Six. www.kfvs12.com/doesitwork 

Facebook may be testing an office-friendly version to allow people to use the social media site openly at their job.

The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward and pitcher Jordan Walden for pitcher Shelby Miller and pitcher Tyrell Jenkins.

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