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Body of missing boater recovered, Remnants of Isaac, Paying at the pump

The body of a missing boater has been found. The body of a missing boater has been found.
Parts of the Heartland could see the remnants of Isaac as early as tonight. Parts of the Heartland could see the remnants of Isaac as early as tonight.
Are you paying more at the pump? Are you paying more at the pump?

We've just learned that the body of a missing boater was found Wednesday night in the Mississippi River in Hickman County.

Bob Reeves says parts of the Heartland could see significant amounts of rain due to the remnants of Isaac.

The rain is expected to somewhat help drought conditions in the Heartland.

Paying more at the pump? Illinois gasoline stations have been put on notice that authorities are watching them for any price gouging in the event Tropical Storm Isaac disrupts fuel supplies from the Gulf of Mexico.

Two men from southern Illinois are dead after the small plane they were in crashed in a pasture near Canton in northeast Missouri.

Police are investigating as a Washington U. student in St. Louis was forced into car and robbed.

We're told twice in the last week a train stopped on the tracks for an extreme amount of time in Malden, Missouri.  It reportedly stopped once for four hours, blocking five out of seven intersections. While the mayor says that kind of stop is unusual,  people say the trains cause all kinds of transportation issues and they want train officials to do something about it. Holly Brantley will have more on this story from Malden tonight at 6.

Illinois State Police are investigating a Wednesday morning bank robbery. It happened around 10:30 a.m. at The Old Exchange Bank in Okawville, Illinois.

Buzz is building around a so-called "mystery" speaker reportedly appearing on the final night of the Republican National Convention. "Do you feel lucky? Well, do you?"

A website gives schools a quality rating, and two Cape Girardeau Schools get high marks. Christy Millweard talked to school officials today to see what they are doing to earn the marks.

We'll also take you on a tour of the new Pinckneyville High School.

Shopper alert! The 61-mile yard sale kicked off today and runs through Sunday.

We'll tell you about a new kind of tick to look out for in Missouri.

We'll preview the SIU, SEMO football games and Todd will have highlights of the Herrin-Carbondale football game.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
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