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Financial fix for Cape Girardeau sinkhole, not everyone excited for Gathering of Juggalos

More Americans are working from home, allowing them to save on daycare costs and spend time with their children. More Americans are working from home, allowing them to save on daycare costs and spend time with their children.
6 children injured when ATV overturns in Jackson Co., Ill. 6 children injured when ATV overturns in Jackson Co., Ill.
Boston police say placing a cardboard cutout of a police officer helps deter crime. (Source: CNN) Boston police say placing a cardboard cutout of a police officer helps deter crime. (Source: CNN)
Wisconsin escape artist pulls off locked coffin skydive. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Anthony Martin) Wisconsin escape artist pulls off locked coffin skydive. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Anthony Martin)

Good evening,

With more rain in the forecast, all the extra water isn't going to help the sinkholes that have developed in parts of Cape Girardeau. Todd Tumminia will have more tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10 about help in the form of money on the way.

While an event such Gathering of the Juggalos brings people and extra cash to the county, not everyone is happy to see the group and its fans come to town. Arnold Wyrick talked to people living near Cave in Rock about the upcoming gathering.

More Americans are working from home, allowing them to save on daycare and spend time with their children. Kadee Brosseau had the story, you can click here to continue reading.

Students in the Heartland will be back in the classroom in just a few days; and along with school work, comes stress. Tyler Profilet talked to a guidance counselor at Jackson High School today about the stress.

Six children were injured Aug. 5 around 1:54 p.m. in Jackson County, Ill. when an ATV overturned on Kay Lane about 15 feet east of Church School Road.

Outside the Heartland, a Wisconsin daredevil freed himself from shackles and a locked casket while plummeting to the earth at 130 miles per hour today, eventually parachuting gently into a northern Illinois field. You can click here to continue reading.

Boston police have found a cheap way to deter crime. They're using cardboard cutouts of officers to cut down on crime like bike theft. The officer who is posted near the bike rack says it's simple, but it works.

In national news, for many years, doctors have been wringing their hands as more and more U.S. children grew fat. Now, that may be changing, with the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity.

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS

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