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Meridian Elementary School has been condemned, according to the regional superintendent's office. Meridian Elementary School has been condemned, according to the regional superintendent's office.
It's Heartland Football Friday. Catch the highlights tonight on Heartland News at 10! It's Heartland Football Friday. Catch the highlights tonight on Heartland News at 10!
Some local parents and administrators are worried the government shutdown may shutdown head start school too. Some local parents and administrators are worried the government shutdown may shutdown head start school too.

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Interstate 55 is back open after a vehicle crash in the northbound lanes at the Diversion Channel. A motor home in the right lane changed lanes and hit a car in the left lane, according to the Cape Girardeau Police Department.

The government shutdown is affecting more than those in Washington. Christy Millweard talked to parents and children in Cape Girardeau that are starting to see an impact. You can click here for her story on how the shutdown may shutdown local head start schools.

The Illinois Department of Human Services announced that the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children will continue in Illinois despite the federal governmental shutdown. You can click here to continue reading.

The Meridian Elementary School was condemned today, according to the regional superintendent's office. Toxic mold was found in the elementary school over the summer.

Tonight is Heartland Football Friday week 6! If you missed the game and want to catch the scores or check out the extended highlights, click here to visit our Heartland Football Friday page.

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