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Romney on PBS, Meningitis outbreak, Judge ends Cape Girardeau's ban of leaflets

A portion of last night's presidential debate focused on the candidates' economic policies. A portion of last night's presidential debate focused on the candidates' economic policies.
A growing outbreak of a rare form of meningitis has sickened more than two dozen people. A growing outbreak of a rare form of meningitis has sickened more than two dozen people.
A challenge by the KKK results in a permanent change To Cape Girardeau's litter ordinance. A challenge by the KKK results in a permanent change To Cape Girardeau's litter ordinance.

Mitt Romney's comments at last night's debate about Big Bird and PBS are ruffling some feathers. Carly O'Keefe has the details on how PBS cuts would affect you tonight at 5.

A portion of the debate focused on the candidates' economic policies.

Carly O'Keefe has the details behind a new poll that says 1 in 10 Illinoisans don't have a photo ID, so voter registration reform wouldn't work there.

A fifth person, third in Tennessee, has died in a growing outbreak of a rare form of meningitis that has sickened more than two dozen people in six states.

A federal strike force has charged 91 people, including doctors and nurses, in seven cities with Medicare fraud schemes involving $429 million in false billings.

A Gilbertsville, Ky. man faces several charges after a crash in May left two people with life-threatening injuries.

A challenge by the Ku Klux Klan results in a permanent change To Cape Girardeau's litter ordinance. Kathy Sweeney has the details tonight at 6.

The low water levels on the Mississippi River have revealed the remains of a World War II ship that was ripped from the St. Louis riverfront during floods two decades ago.

In the midst of the Cold War, the Army released chemicals into the air using motorized blowers atop a low-income housing high-rise and elsewhere in predominantly black areas of St. Louis. Now one of the St. Louis women affected is speaking out.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources officials are encouraging sportsmen to donate deer meat to food banks and charities as the fall hunting seasons approach.

We'll tell you about a youth-build program in Cairo that is designed to keep kids off the streets, and tell you about the 'Blessing of the pets' today in Herrin.

Holly Brantley has details about whether or not  trick-or-treating door to door will be allowed this year in Caruthersville, Mo.

We'll also tell you how authorities are saying about keeping your kids safe this Halloween.

Bob Reeves says to enjoy today's warmth, because 'chilly' weather moves in tomorrow!

Six Missouri towns are receiving money from the National Park Service to help finance outdoor recreation projects.

An Iron County man accused in connection with a drug related death pleaded not guilty.

We'll have an update to Todd Tumminia's story we brought you last night on Mississippi County budget battles.  A budget meeting was scheduled for today.

Josh Frydman will have Mo. high school district softball scores and highlights and news of a Mizzou football player that is suspended for one game due to Marijuana possession.

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