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Heartland Football Friday - I-55 semi fire - Obama on Syria

It's week 1 of Heartland Football Friday! It's week 1 of Heartland Football Friday!
Lanes were shut down for a time on I-55 SB due to this semi fire in Perry Co. (Source: Fran McGarr). Lanes were shut down for a time on I-55 SB due to this semi fire in Perry Co. (Source: Fran McGarr).
President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing "limited and narrow" action against Syria. President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing "limited and narrow" action against Syria.

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

Hey it's week one of Heartland Football Friday with Todd Richards and Josh Frydman! Here's a look at your Heartland Football Friday schedule for today. We'll have scores and highlights tonight at 10!

On Interstate-55 at the 137 mile marker in Perry County, Mo., southbound lanes were closed due to a vehicle fire this morning.

Three months after the collapse of the Route M overpass in Scott County due to a train collision, the Missouri Department of Transportation's Southeast District opened the new overpass today.

The Obama administration bluntly accused the Syrian government Friday of launching a chemical weapons attack that killed at least 1,429 people. Look for the latest at 5:03.

Bob Reeves says parts of the Heartland could see a few isolated T'storms this afternoon and early this evening.

Christy Millweard talked to folks in Madison County about an unmarked graves mystery. Look for more tonight at 5 and 6.

There have already been heat-related deaths in Missouri and Illinois.

A Missouri middle school principal has resigned after allegations were raised about mishandling of procedures for annual state tests.

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a medical board to suspend certification for an anesthesiologist expected to participate in upcoming executions in Missouri.

The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired right-handed reliever from the Milwaukee Brewers.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper and four other people are recovering after two boats collided on the Lake of the Ozarks.

Illinois ranks nearly last among states for its rate of girls who get recommended shots for a sexually transmitted virus that can cause cervical cancer.

Missouri's Gov. Nixon was in Farmington today talking about HB301. It's a bill that deals with sex offender sentencing. Learn more at 6:01.

If you're hitting the road this Labor Day weekend be prepared, gas prices are moving higher.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
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