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Developing story, murder pleas, Thanksgiving preps

A new pawn ordinance in Cape Girardeau is aimed at tracking second-hand products. A new pawn ordinance in Cape Girardeau is aimed at tracking second-hand products.
A sixth grade class at New Madrid County Central Middle School learned a very special poem this year. A sixth grade class at New Madrid County Central Middle School learned a very special poem this year.

Heartland News is following a developing story out of Cape Girardeau County.  Emergency crews are on the scene of a possible fire at a local business. Look for updates tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

A Herrin woman pleaded guilty to murder for her role in a man's May 2011 murder.

A man accused in a deadly stabbing in downtown Cape Girardeau pleaded guilty to an amended charge.

A Pottsville, Ky. man faces several rape charges after the Graves County Sheriff says he had sex with a 13-year-old girl several times.

A Bonne Terre man was arrested after police say he tried to get a young girl to have sex with him.

Kentucky State Police arrested a Paducah woman after a month-long investigation into a possible forged prescription.

A new pawn ordinance in Cape Girardeau is aimed at tracking second-hand products. The 9-page pawn ordinance unanimously passed last night.

The National Labor Relations Board released a statement today saying it will continue to investigate for at least another day Walmart's request to stop Black Friday walkouts and protests sponsored by a pro-union website.

Could other Heartland schools take a lesson from what's happening in Poplar Bluff? In the face of budget cuts and cramped spaces, the district and Boys and Girls Club took a potentially devastating situation, and instead gave hundreds of families a reason to smile.

For some, preparing a Thanksgiving feast is a lot of work, but imagine preparing more than 54 turkeys for your feast. That's how many turkeys are needed to feed guests at this year's Herrin Thanksgiving Dinner.

A sixth grade class at New Madrid County Central Middle School learned a very special poem this year. "Twas the night before Thanksgiving" teaches students all about the traditions, values, and customs of Thanksgiving.

Several communities across the Heartland are celebrating Thanksgiving with different events. See this list of events. Send your event submission to me at chendricks@kfvs12.com.

This holiday season, we want to see what you're thankful for. Maybe you're thankful for your family, friends or that new car you've been saving up for. Show us and your picture and story will be featured online and maybe on-air. Send us pictures of what you're thankful for to cNews@kfvs12.com or upload them by clicking here. Don't forget to include your name, where you're from and what and why you're thankful.

If you're preparing for Black Friday, see this list of apps to help you plan your shopping trip. Which toys Santa should bring is on a lot of parent's minds. Here are some of this year's hottest holiday toys to help you get ahead of rush. Check out our Black Friday Headquarters for more deals, tips and tricks, and links to Black Friday ads!

Christy Hendricks
Digital Content Director
chendricks@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS
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