Gov. Quinn to give budget address, Carbondale honors African Americans, Ky. committee hemp vote

Gov. Pat Quinn will give his budget address Wednesday at noon.
Gov. Pat Quinn will give his budget address Wednesday at noon.
A Ky. committee vote on hemp is set for Wednesday.
A Ky. committee vote on hemp is set for Wednesday.
The TSA has changed some guidelines.
The TSA has changed some guidelines.

Happy Wednesday!

As I drove to work this morning, there were small snow flurries blowing around. Will we have another blustery, wintry day on Wednesday? Catch your full weather forecast this morning throughout the Breakfast Show and also at

Speaking of weather, winter storms continue to impact the Midwest and the east coast on Wednesday. We'll have more information on that this morning on the Breakfast Show.

A special celebration in Carbondale on Tuesday honored African Americans in the area. Catch our recap at 4:43, or click here for the full story.

Starting at 5, we'll have Carly O'Keefe live from Marion, Ill. with details on the Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day. Carly will be with us throughout the morning with updates.

Also, the funeral has been set for the president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, who passed away Tuesday.

At 5:29 you can learn more about the new TSA guidelines.

Don't miss Heartland Health headlines including new glasses that can help diagnose strokes.

At 6, we'll be talking Gov. Quinn's budget address set for Wednesday, horse slaughtering in Oklahoma and an update on the power outages in Cape Girardeau Tuesday night.

Join us at 6:45 every morning for our 12 minute, commercial free block of news, weather and info. Today we'll be talking the Dwight Prison closure in Illinois, the mold meeting that was postponed in Kennett and we'll have a full forecast to help you plan your day.

On, we've got details on the hemp proposal committee vote set for Wednesday in Kentucky, student loan complaints in Illinois, a fire destroyed a garage and damaged a home in Marshall County on Tuesday and two men face multiple charges after a Saline County crash.

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Thanks for being with us, I hope you have a great Wednesday!

Jen Baird
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KFVS12-Heartland News

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