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10/18/18: passing the U.S. Citizenship test
The test should be easy for all Americans because a majority of the questions are things we learned in school.
10/16/18: signs of domestic violence
Domestic violence can happen to anyone, literally anyone. It is a crime and it is unacceptable.
Published October 16, 2018 at 3:29 PM
10/11/18 - Guest Editorial by Jessica Hill with Safe House for Women
Did you know this year there will be over 500 cases of domestic violence reported in Cape Girardeau County alone?
Jessica Hill, Executive Director
Published October 11, 2018 at 1:54 PM
10/9/18: The Importance of Cyber Security
Cyber security is going to become the profession of choice and necessity in the coming years.
Published October 9, 2018 at 1:12 PM
10/4/18: Heartland reaction to KFVS presidential standards
We explained our standard and made sure our viewers know that we respect the office and the person in it, no matter who they are.You had plenty to say on the issue.
Published October 4, 2018 at 2:03 PM
10/2/18: No disrespect intended, Mr. President
Understanding that Heartland News Journalists are respectful Americans and keeping an eye on the bigger things in front of us right now makes this a Better Heartland.
Published October 2, 2018 at 2:46 PM
9/18/18: Politics & the Emmy Awards
For decades, shows like the Emmy Awards were aired to reward content creators for making a difference in their mediums. But that's not the case any longer.
Published September 26, 2018 at 4:15 PM
9/13/18 – How To Help
In our modern times, there is a way to help that is far more effective and you can even start before a storm hits.
Published September 13, 2018 at 1:01 PM
9/6/18 - Proposition D in Missouri
There are many races and issues on the ballot for the November 6 election. The best thing any of us can do is research Proposition D, come to our own conclusions and vote according to our beliefs.
Published September 6, 2018 at 10:55 AM
8/28/18 - War For The Wheel
"The rivalry between to two school dates back to 1909 when SEMO and SIU used to cross the Mississippi River by boat to play each other..."
Published August 28, 2018 at 1:47 PM
8/23/18 - Fred Lynch
"His photos and blogs have documented the triumphs and tragedies that have left their mark on the Heartland..."
Published August 23, 2018 at 7:04 PM
8/21/18 - Texting Teens
"People are actually driving with their phones down on their steering wheels to hide the fact that they're doing it.."
Published August 21, 2018 at 7:20 PM
8/14/18 - License To Pill
"Our mission is to shine a light on the root of the problem and start the conversation on ways to stop opioid abuse..."
Published August 14, 2018 at 4:39 PM
8/7/18 - Summer Blood Drive
"Imagine being in a terrible accident, and the only thing between you and death is the generosity of a total stranger..."
Published August 7, 2018 at 2:04 PM
8/2/18 - Stuff The Bus
"Do you realize many Heartland families spend more on back to school supplies than they do on Christmas gifts?"
Published August 2, 2018 at 5:02 PM
7/31/18 - Think Before You Type
"The Heartland is not about being insulting, mean or hateful. It is about disagreeing while showing some respect..."
Published July 31, 2018 at 5:10 PM
7/24/18 - Letter to the President
"To the hard working Americans at Mid Continent Steel and Wire, I say you did this right..."
Published July 24, 2018 at 2:22 PM
7/17/18 - OK To Disagree
"It's about time we get back to the idea that it's OK to disagree..."
Published July 17, 2018 at 4:53 PM
7/12/18 - Pray 4
"...as long as a plate doesn't threaten other religions, isn't vulgar or offensive in nature, it should be allowed."
Published July 12, 2018 at 4:41 PM
2/22/14 - Bob Reeves
By now most of you know that Bob Reeves is retiring. His final forecast is planned for this Wednesday on Heartland News at Six. For 42 years Bob's been the face of KFVS12. He was hired in 1970 by the
Published July 11, 2018 at 10:25 PM
7/10/18 - Fire Safety
"Instinct tells me that our home would burn faster back when it was built than it would now because of advancements in materials and technology...not so fast."
Published July 10, 2018 at 5:11 PM
7/3/18 - Independence Day
"...whether someone agrees with us or not has no bearing on one fact: we are all Americans."
Published July 3, 2018 at 3:45 PM
6/26/18 - Shivelbine's Music
"I passed a place called Shivelbine's Music on Broadway in Cape Girardeau. I listened to my inner band kid and went in..."
Published June 26, 2018 at 5:07 PM
6/21/18 - Gift of Sight
"One of the things I've noticed about the Heartland is that we take care of our own..."
Published June 21, 2018 at 11:42 AM
6/19/18 - Freedom of the Press
"...it seems harder to find political issues that conservatives and liberals find common ground on. To me one of the most important is the Freedom of the Press."
Published June 19, 2018 at 4:59 PM
6/14/18 - More Good News
"I challenge you to watch newscasts in their entirety and see that we do bring you good news..."
Published June 14, 2018 at 5:06 PM
6/12/18 - Heartland's Best
"These are our future leaders and we will depend on them to make the Heartland better..."
Published June 12, 2018 at 2:51 PM
6/5/18 - Sport or Not a Sport
"...sports in schools are generally where competition and athletic activity intersect..."
Published June 5, 2018 at 12:04 PM
5/31/18 - Summer Jobs
"...teenagers are denied that first opportunity to show responsibility, get experience, and prove themselves..."
Published May 31, 2018 at 4:49 PM
5/29/18 - Open Conversation
"...the solution is not simple and is unfortunately polarizing because so many people are passionate about their views..."
Published May 29, 2018 at 4:04 PM
5/24/18 - Memorial Day
"Memorial Day is the day we honor the brave men and women who gave their lives during military service so that we can be free.."
Published May 24, 2018 at 1:59 PM
5/22/18 - Duck Regatta
"...I invite you to the Cape West Rotary Duck Regatta this Thursday at Cape Splash. It's your chance to put service above self while having fun with your family..."
Published May 22, 2018 at 5:06 PM
5/10/18 - Greek Life
"There are many advantages to being in a sorority or fraternity. But sometimes, stepping back and taking a breath is the right thing to do..."
Published May 10, 2018 at 12:06 PM
5/8/18 - Big Ideas
"Don't pass up the chance to create a new park, revitalize part of town, or create a family friendly event that will make your community better..."
Published May 8, 2018 at 4:03 PM
5/3/18 - Selfish Choices
"There's a lot of selfishness taking place in cars these days..."
Published May 3, 2018 at 12:43 PM
5/1/18 - Drug Monitoring
"I'm calling on Missouri lawmakers to put their differences and special interests aside and get a statewide tracking system in place to help people in Missouri..."
Published May 1, 2018 at 10:05 AM
4/26/18 - Tobacco Education
"I also believe that we should focus our efforts on stopping Heartland middle and high school students from buying and using tobacco products..."
Published April 27, 2018 at 11:20 AM
4/19/18 - Heartland Parks
"The minute the temperatures warm up, and they will, people across the Heartland will spend time enjoying the many city parks and all they have to offer."
Published April 19, 2018 at 6:47 PM
4/16/18 - Big Brother
Why is it a surprise to any of us that social media and internet providers can track us?
Published April 16, 2018 at 2:10 PM
4/9/18 - Work Zone Safety
The average text takes five seconds to read. Traveling at 55 mph, you will travel more than the length of a football field...blindfolded
Published April 9, 2018 at 4:43 PM
4/5/18 - Most Boring City
"...the people of Cape Girardeau are certainly not boring"
Published April 5, 2018 at 4:17 PM
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