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Otto Porter in the NBA Draft - Deen loses 3 more sponsors - I-Team investigates inmate taken to ATM

Otto Porter is waiting for his name to be called at tonight's NBA draft. Otto Porter is waiting for his name to be called at tonight's NBA draft.
Paula Deen has lost 3 more sponsors. Paula Deen has lost 3 more sponsors.
Kathy Sweeney has a new I-Team investigation at 6:00. Kathy Sweeney has a new I-Team investigation at 6:00.

Coming up tonight on Heartland News at 5:00 & 6:00 ...

It's not uncommon for inmates to be taken out of jail--typically for a court appearance and sometimes for a doctor visit. But, should a murder suspect who can't even bond out of jail, be taken out for a trip to the bank?  Kathy Sweeney has the details in an I-Team investigation tonight at 6:00.

It's hard to believe that just three years ago, Otto Porter was playing high school basketball. Now, he's in New York City preparing to be picked in Thursday's NBA draft. Josh Frydman will be live from a draft party in Sikeston.

Allison Twaits talked to hospital supervisors who have had to make cutbacks due to the federal sequestration this past spring. She'll explain tonight at 5:00.

Interest rates on new student loans are going to double because the Senate does not plan a vote before Monday's deadline.

Jaime Travers says cooler weather is headed our way!

A reported attack on a Cairo city worker has led to an arrest.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now facing a 30-count indictment.

And, Paula Deen has lost an additional three more sponsors.

We'll also have the latest from Malden after yesterday's stolen patrol car incident; and, tell you about anti-bullying campaigns in Ste. Genevieve and Paducah.

Several members of Gov. Jay Nixon's administration have declined to comply with subpoenas to testify before a Missouri House panel.

Thursday, the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents approved a $103.9 million operating budget for FY '14.

Missouri Department of Conservation agents are visiting Cape Girardeau County parks Thursday tofind and tag geese.

A two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo and officials have named her Thelma and Louise!

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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