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Afternoon update: Police investigate funny money found at several businesses

The Confederate War Memorial in Cape Girardeau was vandalized Monday night. The Confederate War Memorial in Cape Girardeau was vandalized Monday night.

Dexter Police are investigating a spree of counterfeit bills found at several businesses in town.  Police say those may be connected to fake bills popping up in several other southeast Missouri towns.

The Confederate War Memorial in Cape Girardeau was vandalized last night.

Paducah Police say a 21-year-old man died in a crash that shut down Interstate 24 in McCracken County last night.

The Occupy Wall Street movement has made its way to the Heartland.  In southern Illinois, the group is known as Occupy Carbondale.  Julia Bruck talks with local organizers about the group. The Occupy Wall Street protests began in New York and spread nationwide as a response to corporate greed and the enfeebled economy.

Holly Brantley talks to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter about re-examining evidence in the Mischelle Lawless case.  The 19-year-old was found murdered in her car off of Interstate 55 in 1992. 

A Facebook user in western Kentucky has filed a federal lawsuit against the social networking giant, accusing it of violating wiretap laws with a tracking cookie recording web browsing history after logging off of Facebook.

There are now more wireless devices in the U.S. than there are people to use them, according to a new survey.

A new study concludes that golf is an $889 million industry in Missouri.

Bob Reeves says there are numerous small showers across the Heartland.  The Heartland StormTeam is proud to announce a full featured weather app for iOS and Android devices.  Our new weather app has an interactive radar, 10 day and hourly forecasts. Plus, you can get urgent weather alerts sent to your phone!  Click here to download and learn more.  For weather text alerts and a forecast text straight to your phone, click here.

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