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Costly college help, Walmart sued for ripping money

A woman in Texas is suing Walmart after a cashier and manager intentionally ripped two of her $100 bills and detained her for hours after they suspected the currency was counterfeit. A woman in Texas is suing Walmart after a cashier and manager intentionally ripped two of her $100 bills and detained her for hours after they suspected the currency was counterfeit.
John Mimms is accused of driving his pickup truck into a house last night in Paducah. John Mimms is accused of driving his pickup truck into a house last night in Paducah.

Outside of your home, the cost of your child's education is one of the biggest expenses any parent can have and it's not getting any cheaper. According to CNNMoney.com, for the 2011-2012 academic year- the net cost for a for a full time student at an in-state public university is about $15,000. That includes tuition, fees, room, board and incidental expenses.

Todd Tumminia went to Scott Central High School today to see why it is one of the latest schools in the Heartland to get an A+ designation and how that can help pay for college. Watch Heartland News at 5 and 6.

This story received a lot of attention after we posted it on our Facebook page. A woman is suing Walmart after she said employees ripped up two of her $100 bills on grounds that they were counterfeit.

A Paducah man who crashed his truck into a house in Paducah last night was arrested. Witnesses say he was driving at speeds exceeding 70 mph.  Officials say he was intoxicated at the time of the incident.

A hearing scheduled for today to determine whether the Ku Klux Klan will be allowed to distribute flyers on cars in Cape Girardeau was canceled.  It has not been rescheduled.

The College of the Ozarks in southwest Missouri is joining opponents of the new federal health care law with its own lawsuit over the law's birth control component.

A couple of back-to-back debates are planned this week for Missouri's U.S. Senate and gubernatorial candidates.

Low water in the Mississippi River is delaying work on a new river port in West Tennessee.

Bob Reeves says a cold front will come through the area tomorrow.

A survey conducted by travel site TripAdvisor found that 56 percent of people who travel with their pets keep them in their hotels. It's getting easier to find places that allow pets, but these cater to your furry loved one better than the rest. Check out this slideshow of the top 10 pet-friendly travel spots.

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