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Holiday shopping, Helping out the East Coast, Cool and Cloudy

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Good evening! Now that all the ghost, ghouls and goblins have gone back into hiding, it's time to kickoff the holiday shopping season.

Arnold Wyrick reports that lots of people came looking for Christmas gifts at this year's Heritage Festival in Harrisburg, Illinois.

And, there was early holiday shopping this afternoon at the Christmas Crafts and Wine Fair in Marion, Illinois.

We'll also take you to the 7th Annual Empty Bowls event held today at the Salvation Army in Cape Girardeau.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says the start of the work/school week will be mostly cloudy and cool with a chance of a few showers.

A team from Missouri's State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) is headed to New York to help in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

And, we'll tell you about a group from Tennessee who is also helping out in New York.

Sadly, a three-year-old boy died Sunday after he fell into a pen for African painted dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo.

With election day being day after tomorrow, here's five things to watch for in the last days of the presidential race between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

Kentucky State Police are investigating the shooting death of a Christian County, Ky. Detention Center inmate.

The registered sex offender accused of kidnapping a Poplar Bluff 5-year-old is facing additional kidnapping and other charges in relation to another case.

A suburban Chicago man says he is "forgiving" his wife days after she allegedly stabbed to death their son and a boy she was babysitting.

Along with the time change, fire officials are reminding to change your smoke alarm batteries this weekend.

Josh Frydman will have today's NFL scores and highlights.

Join us tonight for Heartland News at 9 and 10

Have a great night -

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