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Truckers protest shutdown - Cardinals NLCS - Body found in Mississippi River

Truckers are in the beltway protesting the government shutdown. Truckers are in the beltway protesting the government shutdown.
The Cardinals open up the NLCS tonight. The Cardinals open up the NLCS tonight.
A missing SE Mo. man's body was recovered today from the Mississippi River. A missing SE Mo. man's body was recovered today from the Mississippi River.

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

Truckers protesting the government shutdown have slowed traffic in Virginia and Maryland. We'll have the latest on how the shutdown, now in day 10, could be affecting you tonight at 5:00.

And, the weather doesn't shutdown, if fact, Bob Reeves says we could see rain and lightning tomorrow. He'll have the first forecast tonight at 5:04.

The Cardinals open up the National League Championship Series tonight against the Dodgers! Todd Tumminia will be live at Busch Stadium with an update at 5:07 and again at 6:00.

Josh Frydman will be live at the Show Me Center before the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics.

And, it's Heartland Football Friday! Todd will preview tonight's games at 6:03.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday halted what was to have been the first U.S. execution to use the popular anesthetic propofol.

The body of a missing Matthews man was recovered today from the Mississippi River.

Allison Twaits reports that two graves of an adult and a child have been discovered in sold plots at the Herrin Cemetery. We'll have the details at 6:05.

Three Wal-Mart employees are accused of stealing electronic from the store in Murray, Ky.

Do you know what a police 'tweetalong' is? Holly Brantley will explain tonight at 6:07.

A Scott City man arrested after his mom was found burned up in car, was in court today.

And, Springfield, Mo. officials say a longtime zookeeper was killed by an elephant at the city's zoo.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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