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Movie set in Cape Girardeau, 3 workers hospitalized after lime spill

Three workers had to be hospitalized after lime poured over a man at a waste water treatment plant in Cape Girardeau. Three workers had to be hospitalized after lime poured over a man at a waste water treatment plant in Cape Girardeau.
"Gone Girl" is being considered to be filmed in Cape Girardeau, according to Chuck Martin with Cape Girardeau Visitors Bureau. "Gone Girl" is being considered to be filmed in Cape Girardeau, according to Chuck Martin with Cape Girardeau Visitors Bureau.
The PolyOne Cape Girardeau plant will be closing by the end of 2014. The PolyOne Cape Girardeau plant will be closing by the end of 2014.
Anthony Garcia was arrested in Union Co. and is awaiting extradition back to Nebraska. (Source: Union County Jail) Anthony Garcia was arrested in Union Co. and is awaiting extradition back to Nebraska. (Source: Union County Jail)
The British Columbia Coroner's Office says actor Cory Monteith died of a heroin and alcohol overdose. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck) The British Columbia Coroner's Office says actor Cory Monteith died of a heroin and alcohol overdose. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

Good evening,

Three workers had to be hospitalized after lime poured over a man this morning at the Waste Water Treatment Plant in Cape Girardeau. Assistant Fire Chief Mark Hashhider said a worker was in a storage control room around 9:30 a.m. when a silo above him released dropped lime on top of him before knocking him down.

Cape Girardeau could soon be seeing stars! Chuck Martin with the Cape Girardeau Visitors Bureau said a significant part of the major motion picture based on the book "Gone Girl" may be filmed in Cape Girardeau. Todd Tumminia has the story. You can watch tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10 for more.

Businesses in Old Town Cape could soon be taking a different approach to improving downtown by taxing themselves. Twenty-five businesses have already signed a petition saying they support the proposal. Tyler Profilet had the story. You can click here for more.

A suspect in a Nebraska homicide is awaiting extradition from Union County, Ill. Allison Twaits had the story of Dr. Anthony Garcia when he was arrested as a fugitive of justice during a traffic stop Monday.

The plant PolyOne announced a reduction of employees over the next several months, including the one in Cape Girardeau. According to Kyle G. Rose, corporate communications director for PolyOne, about 90 positions are set to be laid off from the plant on Nash Road. Kadee Brosseau talked to Cape Girardeau Mayor Harry Rediger and officials with PolyOne. You can watch tonight at 9 and 10 for more.

Carbondale police arrested five people in connection with an attempted murder and unlawful use of a weapon investigation. You can click here for more.

In national news, "Glee" actor Cory Monteith died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol, according to the British Columbia coroner's office. You can click here to read the story.

Attorney General Eric Holder today strongly criticized stand-your-ground laws that allow a person who believes he is in danger to use deadly force in self-defense. Holder said he was concerned about the case of Trayvon Martin, in which George Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges, and said the Justice Department has an open investigation into what happened.

Amber Ruch
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