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More gun violence in PG-13 movies, children less healthier than parents were at young age

Authorities are searching for Chad Bradley near Mayfield, Ky. They say he is considered armed and dangerous. (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office) Authorities are searching for Chad Bradley near Mayfield, Ky. They say he is considered armed and dangerous. (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)
The Lock Company from Illinois will expand to Sikeston and bring 25-150 new jobs. The Lock Company from Illinois will expand to Sikeston and bring 25-150 new jobs.
Malden JROTC program could be cut. (Photo courtesy: Zach Matney, former Malden JROTC member) Malden JROTC program could be cut. (Photo courtesy: Zach Matney, former Malden JROTC member)
Seven-month-old Izabella passed away at daycare in January 2013 and her family is searching for answers. Seven-month-old Izabella passed away at daycare in January 2013 and her family is searching for answers.
Sylvia Browne, 77, passed away Wednesday at a San Jose hospital. (Photo source: CNN) Sylvia Browne, 77, passed away Wednesday at a San Jose hospital. (Photo source: CNN)

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A new study says the amount of gun violence in the top selling PG-13 movies has risen dramatically and now exceeds that of R-rated movies. Todd Tumminia looked into the issue and will have more on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

Mollie Lair talked to a dietician today after a study that says there's an alarming decline in childhood health, not just in the U.S., but around the world. You can watch Heartland News at 9 and 10 for more.

Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon reported Thursday, November 21 that his office, along with the U.S. Marshal's Office, is searching for a fugitive. Chad Bradley, 36, of Mayfield is wanted by authorities and is considered armed and dangerous.

An Illinois-based company will expand to Sikeston and bring 25-150 new jobs. The Lock Company will set up its manufacturing business at 835 Wakefield. The company makes locks for home doors.

It's a battle in Malden over the high school Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps. The administration said it's in the students' best interest to replace the program with a vocational agriculture program. However, some parents and community members in Malden strongly support JROTC and say it's too valuable to cut. Kadee Brosseau had the story. You can click here for more.

In this week's I-Team report, losing a child would be a nightmare; and for Cape Girardeau County family that grief was compounded by a lack of answers. Crystal Britt looked into the story of Jeremy and Adrian Moore. Their daughter, Izabella, passed away at daycare in January 2013. If you missed it earlier, you can click here for the story.

More than six years after her death, a Williamson County jury deliberated for two hours on November 18 before awarding over $2.4 million to the estate of a woman who died at Carbondale Memorial Hospital.

At 77, Sylvia Browne died Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose. Browne once said she was just three when she discovered she could look into the future and know what was coming. For the next 74 years, Browne claimed to do just that, predicting who would win elections, which celebrities would be getting married, splitting up or having babies, and whether people who had disappeared were alive or dead.

A lot of questions surrounded the deadly crash at Nashville International Airport last month, but now there's a new one: why was country star Taylor Swift listed as the pilot's next-of-kin? A single-engine Cessna crashed in a dense fog the morning of Oct. 29, killing the Canadian pilot, Michael Callan.

In national news, sweeping aside a century of precedent, Democrats took a chunk out of the Senate's hallowed filibuster tradition on Thursday and cleared the way for speedy confirmation of controversial appointments made by President Barack Obama and chief executives in the future.

Amber Ruch
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