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Bed bugs, West Nile, and trampolines

Beg bugs are a growing problem in the Heartland. Christy Millweard talked to a spokesperson with the Cape Girardeau County Health Department who says they receive a couple calls a week about bed bugs. Learn more on Heartland News at 10.

A West Frankfort man is battling West Nile virus after he says he was bit by a mosquito while sitting in his chair on his front porch.

Thousands of chickens were inside a chicken house when it caught fire today south of Bertrand, Mo.

A vehicle slammed into squad car near the 98 mile marker on Interstate 55 overnight when an officer shutdown the interstate due to threat of someone attempting to jump off an overpass. A Cape Girardeau man was cited for several offenses including DWI.

A Southern Illinois University basketball player is suspended after he was charged with driving under the influence.

A conservative fundraising group that had shied away from Missouri Rep. Todd Akin is now seriously considering whether to come to the embattled Republican's aid in his challenge to Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, an official with the group said today.

More than 200 volunteers built a new playground for the tornado-stricken Gaskin City neighborhood of Harrisburg.

According to a new study from the American Journal of Public Health, suicide now kills more people than car accidents.

Although they look like fun, doctors still warn that backyard trampolines can be dangerous.

The Illinois Supreme Court has approved cameras and other recording devices in ten more counties that encompass southern Illinois and DuPage County in suburban Chicago.

Murray State's president is a finalist for the president position at Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo.

A store in Du Quoin sold a winning $1 million Powerball ticket.

Fall can be the best time to take a vacation: kids are back in school and temperatures are moderate. Many vacation destinations even offer discounted rates to attract tourists. Check out some of these popular fall destinations.

Join us tonight for Heartland News at 9 and 10!

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