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Akin stays in race, Local court case to be hear by Supreme Court

Republican congressman Todd Akin has made good on his promise to stay in the Missouri Senate race against Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill. Todd Tumminia sat down with Akin at a campaign stop in Cape Girardeau this evening. Watch the raw interview.

A DUI case that began in the Heartland is headed all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case is Missouri versus McNeely and it all began in a Jackson courtroom. Holly Brantley talked to the Cape Girardeau County prosecutor about this standard setting case.

A 17-year-old driver of a Hummer H-2 involved in a deadly crash in McCracken County in June has been charged with murder, first degree assault, first degree wanton endangerment, first degree criminal mischief, operating a motor vehicle under the influence and no operator's license.

A Marion man wanted in connection to a homicide in 2011 was arrested yesterday.

It's been nearly seven months since the deadly EF4 tornado tore through the Harrisburg community. Arnold Wyrick shows us how little miracles continue to find their way out of the debris and damage tonight on Heartland News at 10.

Federal lawmakers from several states along the Mississippi River are pressing to modernize the waterway's locks & dams system, which they say desperately needs repair.

Check out the latest video produced by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital that is making the rounds online.

See you tonight for Heartland News at 9 and 10!

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