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Du Quoin family members need transplant - Another arrest after baby taken - Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment nears

Three members of the James family are in need of a bone marrow transplant. Three members of the James family are in need of a bone marrow transplant.
This woman has been arrested in connection to the taking of a newborn from a hospital (Greene County Sheriff's Office). This woman has been arrested in connection to the taking of a newborn from a hospital (Greene County Sheriff's Office).
As enrollment nears, some people may be unsure on how to access the new health insurance options. As enrollment nears, some people may be unsure on how to access the new health insurance options.

Good afternoon! Here's just some of the stories you'll see tonight on Heartland News at 5 & 6:

There is an effort going on today to help a Du Quoin family. Three of four members of the James family were diagnosed with the same hereditary disorder. Learn how you can help tonight at 5:00.

And, after a well-known figure in Elkville's baseball community tragically died, find out at 5:02 how family and friends are making sure he is never forgotten.

Have you gotten your flu shot? Christy Millweard is live at the Osage Centre where a clinic has been going on all day.

Bob Reeves says to expect it to be clear and comfortable tonight with lows from 53-58. 

As the Oct. 1 opening for the Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment nears, some people may be unsure on how to access the health insurance options.

Howardville, Mo. has been awarded a revitalization grant. Kadee Brosseau tells us what town leaders plan to do with the money tonight at 6:00.

Here's an update to a story we first brought you yesterday on the Breakfast Show, yet another woman has been arrested in connection to a newborn being taken from the hospital in Kennett.

Malden police are investigating an armed robbery. Find out where it took place and who police are looking for tonight at 6:03.

Illinois' own Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is asking energy drink companies not to market to children and to stop making products available in schools.

At 6:09, we'll tell you about a new colon cancer awareness campaign in southeast Missouri.

Josh Frydman will have news of a SEMO basketball player's career ending and Major League Baseball may be looking for a new commissioner soon.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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