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Stormy skies, Cards at Busch, School employee placed on leave

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 8 p.m. for parts of the Heartland. This radar image is from 2:15 p.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 8 p.m. for parts of the Heartland. This radar image is from 2:15 p.m.
A Poplar Bluff High School employee has been placed on administrative leave. A Poplar Bluff High School employee has been placed on administrative leave.
The Cardinals play the Giants this afternoon at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals play the Giants this afternoon at Busch Stadium.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 8 p.m. for parts of southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. Bob Reeves is monitoring the radar as storms are now moving across Missouri headed towards the Heartland. 

Meanwhile, the St. Louis Cardinals are scheduled to take on the Giants at Busch Stadium this afternoon. Todd Richards will have the latest on the game situation from St. Louis.

Nike, a key Lance Armstrong sponsor, announced it is ending its contract with him after doping allegations.

A Poplar Bluff High School employee is on paid administrative leave in connection with a sexual harassment investigation involving a student.

Murray State's president has decided to stay and withdrawal as a candidate of the university in Springfield, Mo.

Carly O'Keefe explores a November ballot initiative in Randolph County involving conceal and carry.

We'll have more new pictures of a southeast Missouri community honoring two little girls who were killed in a tragic crash.

President Obama and Mitt Romney met at a debate last night that was often heated and contentious. We'll have a recap.

A specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts made the steroid that is linked to a recent meningitis outbreak, and now federal officials are investigating the business.

Illinois regulators have confiscated $1,600 worth of novelty contact lenses aimed at the Halloween market because they are illegal to sell without a prescription.

Even though driving ATVs on county roads is legal with a permit, some in Mississippi County have safety concerns. Todd Tumminia has the details at six.

Carter County, Mo. has a new clerk after the last one resigned after an investigation showed missing money.

When most teenagers get their hands on $1,500, they think about spending the money on the latest electronics, clothing or entertainment, but not one Poplar Bluff Senior High student. Holly Brantley has this heart warming story tonight at six.

Mighty Light is a motion light that promises a lot of brightness in a tiny $10 gadget, but Does it Work?

Have a great and safe evening, 

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