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Afternoon update: New jobs in the Heartland?

The Sikeston pond where a man drowned late Thursday. The Sikeston pond where a man drowned late Thursday.
A mother and baby are okay after this overnight house fire in Cape Girardeau. A mother and baby are okay after this overnight house fire in Cape Girardeau.

Good afternoon! Awesome weather we are having for October, and Jaime Travers says the trend will continue over the weekend!

Kathy Sweeney reports that Cape Girardeau may be in the running for 500 new jobs

Police have released the name of the man who drowned Thursday night in a Sikeston pond. 

Today, America has been fighting the war in Afghanistan for 10 years. Carly O'Keefe caught up with 2 Heartland former soldiers who had 2 tours of duty each.

Friday morning a mom and her young son were able to escape a house fire in Cape Girardeau. The fire happened at a home on the 1400 block of North Main Street shortly after 2 a.m.

A fiery freight train derailment in north-central Illinois forced authorities to evacuate residents of a small community in Illinois.

The mother of a 10-month-old girl who disappeared from their Kansas City home says police told her she failed a lie detector test.

Julia Bruck reports that efforts to consolidate school districts in Union County, Ill. are advancing. 

The Cardinals take on the Phillies in a deciding game 5 tonight. Todd Richards will have scores and highlights of the game tonight!

And speaking of the Cardinals, The Busch Stadium "Rally Squirrel" may need to find a new home. Crystal Britt talked to people in the Heartland who just love "Bushie."

Todd Richards has all of your favorite high school football teams scores and highlights tonight on Heartland Football Friday!

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