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Casting call in Cape Girardeau, over 700 gather for tour of towboat

Thousands attend casting call in Cape Girardeau for new movie ‘Gone Girl.' Thousands attend casting call in Cape Girardeau for new movie ‘Gone Girl.'
7th Annual Cars for Kids show in Cape Girardeau welcomes a couple of famous from TV shows. 7th Annual Cars for Kids show in Cape Girardeau welcomes a couple of famous from TV shows.
Dozens of people went to Tractor Supply Company to show their support for area shelters and even adopted some furry friends. Dozens of people went to Tractor Supply Company to show their support for area shelters and even adopted some furry friends.
Over 700 people showed up for a tour of the largest diesel towboat operating on the Mississippi River. Over 700 people showed up for a tour of the largest diesel towboat operating on the Mississippi River.

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Casting directors looked for background extras to be used in a 20th Century Fox movie shooting in Cape Girardeau during a casting call today. Kadee Brosseau was there and talked to Dr. James Dufek, a professor with the Department of Mass Media at Southeast Missouri State University, about the auditions. Catch the story tonight on Heartland News at 6 and 10.

Two familiar faces in the automobile world stopped by the 7th Annual Cars for Kids show at the Arena Building today. Thousands were there to see all the cars on display and to enjoy lots of food and games. They welcomed Cherie Lynn Westrich from "Overhaulin'" and Rick Bacon from "Muscle Car Garage."

The Humane Society of Southeast Missouri paired up with the Little Egypt Search and Rescue group from Southern Illinois for a mobile adoption at the Tractor Supply Company. You can click here to read more.

Over 700 people showed up for a tour of the largest diesel towboat operating on the Mississippi River this morning in Cape Girardeau. The "M/V Mississippi" is 241-feet long and 58-feet wide.

A Valier man is dead after a crash on Route 148 north of Sesser early this morning. According to the Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Joe Marks, Ronnie Jay Stroud, Jr. was driving south on Rte. 148 when he lost control of his car and ran off the road, hitting several trees.

Just outside the Heartland, a Missouri lead company wants lawmakers to override a veto of a bill shielding it from large legal costs. The Doe Run Co. contends its very future is at stake, along with hundreds of jobs.

In national news, the Republican National Committee, responding to plans by two television networks for programs about Hillary Rodham Clinton, approved a resolution Friday to block CNN and NBC from hosting GOP presidential primary debates.

Amber Ruch
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