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Volunteers continue to help residents of Brookport nearly a week after a devastating tornado (Source: Arnold Wyrick) Volunteers continue to help residents of Brookport nearly a week after a devastating tornado (Source: Arnold Wyrick)
A western Ky. sheriff's office employee is accused of misconduct. A western Ky. sheriff's office employee is accused of misconduct.
The Missouri National Guard is processing requests from same-sex partners. The Missouri National Guard is processing requests from same-sex partners.

Good afternoon! Here's just some of the stories we are working on for tonight's Heartland News:

Bob Reeves says tonight will be clear and very cold with daybreak lows 14 to 21!

Todd Richards will have highlights from Cape Central and Valle Catholic's playoff games today.

Clean up and recovery efforts continue in Brookport after last weekend's tornado. Arnold Wyrick has the details tonight on Heartland News.

The Red Cross needs your help to continue these critical services in Brookport, Scott County, and throughout the Heartland.

One Illinois community wrecked by a tornado rallied around as their unbeaten high school football team as they battled through a state semifinal Saturday.

Several people have died due to extreme weather out West.

A Bootheel sheriff says there's a number of people in his community who continue not to wear seat belts. Numbers show seat belt use is lower in Missouri over the national average.

Kentucky State Police have charged an employee of the McCracken County Sheriff's Office for sexual abuse and official misconduct.

Boeing is alerting airlines about possible engine icing problems on new planes.

The Missouri National Guard is processing requests from same-sex partners for military benefits.

Using eminent domain to fight foreclosures is gaining momentum nationwide.

Trending on our Facebook page: You won't believe what a little leaguer said to an umpire over a call.

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