More tankers have been dispatched to a structure fire in Fruitland today. No cause has been given for the start of the fire, but the state fire marshal is on the scene. Authorities say no one was hurt in the fire. Watch Heartland News at 9 and 10 for the latest.
Doctors say people who compare their own lives to what they see others doing on Facebook can begin to feel depressed. Kadee Brosseau was in Dexter today talking to people there about their Facebook usage. You can click here for her story.
The Bollinger County Sheriff's Office is searching for an armed man who is considered dangerous in connection with burglary and tampering. Holly Brantley was in Bollinger County today and talked to sheriff about the man, Nicholas Loughary.
In sports, Otto Porter, Jr. was called a "class act" in a letter to the editor of the Washington Post. A man wrote in saying he saw Porter buy a sandwich for a homeless man. You can click here for the article.
On our Facebook page today, people are talking about how a Pentagon freeze on death benefits is sparking outrage. Members of Congress expressed outrage today that families of fallen U.S. military personnel are being denied death benefits while the government is shutdown. You can click here for the story, and don't forget to visit our Facebook page to tell us what you would say to the president and congress about this.
In continuing coverage, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner offered hints of possible compromise but also traded heated rhetoric today, a frustratingly inconclusive combination that left the eight-day partial government shutdown firmly in place and the threat of an unprecedented national default drawing closer.