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Neighbor tries to rescue woman from burning home, inspirational marathon runner

This car ended up on its side after the driver lost control when she reached for her cell phone. This car ended up on its side after the driver lost control when she reached for her cell phone.
A 52-year-old woman died in a weekend house fire in Vienna, Illinois. Allison Twaits talked with a neighbor who tried to save her.

Part of Main Street in Cape Girardeau was shut down after a car flipped onto its side this afternoon.

Effects of the government shutdown are now trickling down into Heartland businesses around national parks. Kadee Brosseau went to a resort near Big Spring National Park in Van Buren today.

The St. Louis Cardinals play the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight at 7:07 p.m. Todd Richards will have Cardinals highlights on Heartland Sports at 10! #GoCards!

What an inspiration! A man with muscular dystrophy was the last runner to cross the finish line of the Chicago Marathon - nearly 17 hours after he started the race.

Caught on Video: Lightning struck right in front of a fishing boat in a Texas lake. "We were literally feeling what I would describe as static on our rods," said a 16-year-old fisherman.

A 72-year-old hunter survived 19 days after getting lost on a hunting trip.

Today is Columbus Day, a day where many are sleeping in, attending parades, shopping and enjoying good Italian cuisine.  Take a look at these facts about Columbus Day.

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