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Ft. Hood shooter gets death penalty - Mo. man with HIV accused of having 300 partners - MLK/March on Washington

This man has been sentenced to death in connection to the Fort Hood deadly shootings. This man has been sentenced to death in connection to the Fort Hood deadly shootings.
A Dexter man with HIV faces a charge of reckless exposure to HIV infection after admitting to having over 300 partners (Source: Stoddard Co. SO). A Dexter man with HIV faces a charge of reckless exposure to HIV infection after admitting to having over 300 partners (Source: Stoddard Co. SO).
50 years ago today was the historic "I have a dream speech" 50 years ago today was the historic "I have a dream speech"

Good afternoon-Here are just some of the stories we are working on for Heartland News at 5 & 6:

A military jury has sentenced Nidal Hasan to death in connection to the fatal shootings at Fort Hood. Learn more tonight at 5:00.

Here is our facebook talker story of the day: A Dexter man with HIV is facing a charge of reckless exposure to HIV infection after police say he admitted to having more than 300 partners with 50 to 60 of those in Stoddard County. Todd Tumminia talked to Stoddard Co. health department officials and has information about testing, and will be live at 5 & 6. 

Today is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I have a dream" historic speech. We'll tell you what is happening in the Heartland and nationally to commemorate this historic day.

The city of Cape Girardeau will hold a public hearing tonight at 6 p.m. at the Osage Center concerning possible changes to Cape's nuisance ordinance.

Hear more at 6:00 about proposed improvements around Carbondale that could be paid for by tax dollars.

Bob Reeves says the trend continues to be hot! Tune into the first forecast at 5:03.

Yet another fire at a vacant home in the Park Hills area is being investigated.

A Graves County man was injured in a reported DUI motorcycle crash.

U.S. officials are still grappling with how to design a military strike to deter future chemical weapons attacks in Syria, according to senior officials.

Some Illinois school districts are part of a nationwide trend of dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program. 

Meanwhile, Illinois officials are considering a series of proposals that'd remove unhealthy snacks and chocolate milk from day cares, while also banning young children from watching television.

Parents need to think about the comfort and safety of their children's backpacks, an expert says. Learn more at 6:05.

A law written in honor of a Cape Girardeau girl officially goes into effect today.

And here is a shocker story: A former teacher has to serve only 30 days for his guilty plea for the rape of a 14-year-old female student who later committed suicide.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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