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Afternoon update: Changes in No Child Left Behind Law

The Senate blocked the House disaster aid bill today (Source: AP). The Senate blocked the House disaster aid bill today (Source: AP).
Raymond Mitchell turned himself in to police last night (Source: Sikeston DPS). Raymond Mitchell turned himself in to police last night (Source: Sikeston DPS).

Good afternoon to you.

President Barack Obama on Friday said states will get unprecedented freedom to waive basic elements of the sweeping Bush-era No Child Left Behind law. Carly O'Keefe talked to an superintendent today about where he stands on the new proposed changes.
 
The man wanted in connection with a Sikeston shooting turned himself in to police Thursday night
 
Carbondale's mayor talks to Julia Bruck about the stir surrounding last weeks shooting and the stolen police chief's gun that was possibly used in the homicide.
 
The town of Morehouse is having a flood recovery party and the Red Cross gets a big check for a railroad company for spring flood victims.
 
The Democratic-led Senate has blocked a House-passed bill that would provide disaster aid and pay to keep federal agencies open. Obama administration officials say FEMA could run out of money as early as next week.
 
Missouri lawmakers have approved a revision to a contentious law that limits online discussion between teachers and students.
 
Police are investigating a suspected early morning burglary of a Cape Girardeau business.
 
Cattle thefts are up in southwest Mo. due to high prices. A local farmer talks tonight about the steps he has taken to protect his cattle from being stolen.
Stephanie Byars takes you to a car show in Cape Girardeau, but these are run by electricity.
 
An appellate court has upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss murder charges against a Carbondale man.
 
Bob Reeves says the northern counties of the Heartland could see some sprinkles for tonight's Heartland Football Friday.
 
Todd Richards will have scores and highlights for HEARTLAND FOOTBALL FRIDAY! Chad Fryman will be at the Scott City vs. Chaffee featured game of the week!
 
Have a great evening,
 
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