Cooler temps make Wednesday the pick of the week - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Cooler temps make Wednesday the pick of the week

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Brian says today is Pick of the Week! It’ll be a little less humid with a breeze, and with the heat index down 20 degrees, it will feel much cooler. Enjoy it, because he says it’s a brief reprieve as we heat up again this weekend. Watch his full forecast on The Breakfast Show, or check out the latest First Alert Forecast by clicking here.

Here are the stories that are making headlines this morning:

No police department in East Cape: Last night East Cape Girardeau voted to fire its police chief, just a month after he got promoted to the job. 

Police K9 dies of apparent heat exhaustion: Kwinta served with the Fulton County Kentucky Sheriff's Office since 2013.

Marion considers hiring arson investigator: City council votes tonight. Click on the story to find out why Mayor Bob Butler thinks one is needed, and how much it will cost taxpayers.

16-year-old survives plane crash: An amazing story of survival. A teen aboard a single engine plane with her grandparents survives when they crash. Crews are now trying to get to the wreckage.

Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer ID theft protection: This is after hackers broke into a database storing information for about 80-million people covered by the Blue Cross insurance provider Anthem earlier this year.

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