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Piedmont meeting, military furloughs, Bloomfield police mold issue

Kentucky State Police say a man fired shots at officers during a standoff in Fulton, Ky. Kentucky State Police say a man fired shots at officers during a standoff in Fulton, Ky.
The mold problem has also brought up the possibility of building a new police department in Bloomfield. The mold problem has also brought up the possibility of building a new police department in Bloomfield.
Hannah Warren died Saturday at Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria, hospital spokeswoman Shelli Dankoff said. (AP Photo/OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Jim Carlson, File) Hannah Warren died Saturday at Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria, hospital spokeswoman Shelli Dankoff said. (AP Photo/OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Jim Carlson, File)
(AP Photo/Peninsula Clarion, Rashah McChesney). Police and emergency personnel stand near the remains of a fixed-wing aircraft that was engulfed in flames Sunday July 7, 2013 at the Soldotna Airport in Soldotna, Alaska. (AP Photo/Peninsula Clarion, Rashah McChesney). Police and emergency personnel stand near the remains of a fixed-wing aircraft that was engulfed in flames Sunday July 7, 2013 at the Soldotna Airport in Soldotna, Alaska.

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Piedmont rural firefighters recently resigned amid an investigation over the use of a company vehicle. Todd Tumminia was in Piedmont tonight for a town meeting. You can watch tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10 for more on this story.

Starting today, 650,000 Department of Defense employees were put on furlough nationwide, and civilian workers at military bases around the Heartland are being affected. Kadee Brosseau talked to officials at Fort Leonard Wood today, you can click here for more.

The Bloomfield Police Department is locked up. A little more than a week ago, black mold was found at police headquarters, causing the department to pack up and move to city hall. Tyler Profilet had the story. You can click here for more.

A Fulton, Ky. man faces charges for attempted murder of a police officer after a standoff last night. Trooper Jay Thomas said 56-year-old Keith E. Dildine barricaded himself inside an apartment and refused to come out. No officers were hurt.

Outside the Heartland, a 2-year-old girl who was implanted with a windpipe grown from her own stem cells has died, three months after she became the youngest person to receive the experimental treatment.

Country singer Randy Travis has been admitted to a Texas hospital in critical condition, according to a public relations representative. He was admitted for treatment of a heart condition. You can click here for more.

Officials in Canada say the death toll in the devastating oil train derailment has reached 13. Eight more bodies have been found in the wreckage now that investigators have better access to the zone closest to the blast, officials said today. About 40 people are still missing.

An air taxi that crashed and burned at a small Alaska airport, killing all 10 people onboard, was believed to be carrying nine passengers from South Carolina to a fishing lodge, authorities said today.

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