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Plan for Friday: Rural hospitals struggling

House fire on Good Hope in Cape Girardeau now considered suspicious. (Source: Coby Cuzzocrea/Facebook) House fire on Good Hope in Cape Girardeau now considered suspicious. (Source: Coby Cuzzocrea/Facebook)
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Here's your look at what's making headlines to help you plan for the first day of May, 2015.

Cool morning, but Friday looking nice and sunny

It's a cool start to Friday, but temperatures are expected to warm up throughout the day. It may even feel like summer over the weekend! We'll have your First Alert Forecast throughout the day.

Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. It's one of a growing number of rural U.S. hospitals closing their doors, citing a complex combination of issues.

Cape Girardeau house fire now considered suspicious

One person had to be taken to the hospital Thursday night after a house fire in Cape Girardeau that is considered to be suspicious.

Three facing charges for property damage in Murphysboro

Three men have been charged in relation to several reports of damage to property in Murphysboro in the months of March and April. We are live from the scene on The Breakfast Show with the latest details.

Scant details from Gray death as Baltimore protests continue

Authorities' refusal to provide more than a few sketchy details about the Freddie Gray investigation is fueling suspicion and mistrust as a weekend of protest rallies looms.

Dog takes couple to the pool..in their truck

Caroline, a black lab, is in the doghouse after she crashed a truck into a swimming pool in Erwin, NC. Click here to read this crazy story!

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