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Cardinals fever - Herrin researchers find 6 unmarked graves - Heartland Football Friday

Cardinals pre-game warm ups at Busch Stadium. Cardinals pre-game warm ups at Busch Stadium.
Researchers found unmarked graves in Herrin today (Source: Allison Twaits). Researchers found unmarked graves in Herrin today (Source: Allison Twaits).
Todd will have Heartland Football Friday scores and highlights! Todd will have Heartland Football Friday scores and highlights!

Good evening! Here's just some of the stories you'll see tonight on Heartland News at 9 & 10 ...

Todd Tumminia is at Busch Stadium and will have updates of the NLCS where the Cardinals are taking on the Dodgers.

And, Todd Richards will have scores and highlights at 10:20 on Heartland Football Friday.

Also, the Special Olympics fall games kicked off today with the opening ceremony in Cape Girardeau.

A Bonnie man is facing murder charges in connection to the death of his grandmother.

Researchers at the Herrin Cemetery found six more unmarked graves during day three of the dig.

The body of a missing Matthews man has been recovered from the Mississippi River. We'll tell you how the body was found tonight at 9:05.

Gov. Jay Nixon's administration is working on a proposal that could allow national parks to reopen in Missouri.

Are you confused about what is running, and what's not after 10 days of the government shutdown? Here's a list.

And, truckers who promised to protest actions by the White House and Congress had already begun to stall traffic in the D.C. beltway.

One southeast Missouri is under a boil water order until Wednesday.

Police need your help, a man in Marion is accused of trying to break into a vehicle and stealing a VISA card.

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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