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Illinois bank robbery - Gov't back in business - Mo. man accused of biting and punching woman

Authorities are looking for a bank robbery suspect in Harrisburg (Source: Saline Co. SO). Authorities are looking for a bank robbery suspect in Harrisburg (Source: Saline Co. SO).
The government is back in business, but at what cost? The government is back in business, but at what cost?
This Mississippi County man is accused of biting and punching a woman (Source: Miss. Co. SO)/ This Mississippi County man is accused of biting and punching a woman (Source: Miss. Co. SO)/

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

The Government is back in business, but at what cost? Millions in funding for a trouble lock and dam project on the Ohio River made it into the deal.

Many campsites and boat docks in Illinois are back open that had closed in the shutdown.

If you are headed up north to see the St. Louis Cardinals play, the Gateway Arch is back open.

Some Illinois National Guard members haven't received pay due to the shutdown. Allison Twaits talked to soldiers about what they've heard on if they'll get paid and has details at 6:00.

And, what effect did the shut down have on the Head Start program? Christy Millweard tells us more at 6:03.

Todd Richards has a preview of the Cardinals/Dodgers match up tomorrow night. He'll also preview the SIU/North Dakota State game and tell us who got this week's Hi-Five award!

Police are searching for a bank robbery suspect in southern Illinois. Rachel Gartner has the details at 5:05.

Five family members were hospitalized following a rollover crash in southeast Missouri.

Sadly, a Franklin County man died after a motorcycle crash on Highway 148.

Here's a bizarre story out of Mississippi County where an East Prairie man is accused of assaulting a woman inside someone else's home.

In a story making national headlines, a Missouri prosecutor says that he's asking for a special prosecutor to look at the case of a 14-year-old girl who's family says she was raped.

Molly Lair tells us about today's "Great ShakeOut" Earthquake Drill at 6:11.

At 5:27, we'll tell you about a man holding a sign and all he wants is smiles.

Here is a moving story you don't want to miss at 6:12, a boy that has Cerebral Palsy scores a touchdown with the help of his dad! Look for a similar story from the Heartland coming soon to Heartland Sports.

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