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Duck Dynasty controversy - Target data theft - southern Ill. shooting

Duck Dynasty's patriarch has been suspended indefinitely. Duck Dynasty's patriarch has been suspended indefinitely.
Target says 40M card accounts may have been breached. Target says 40M card accounts may have been breached.
A family member says someone was shot in an apartment in Herrin (Source: Rachel Gartner). A family member says someone was shot in an apartment in Herrin (Source: Rachel Gartner).

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

Bob Reeves says we could see several inches of rain beginning Saturday evening. Tune in to his first forecast for the latest tonight at 5:05.

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The A&E cable TV network has suspended one of the stars of the popular series Duck Dynasty over remarks he made concerning homosexuality.  Christy Millweard got reaction from the Heartland and has the latest tonight on Heartland News at 5:00. 

A defrocked pastor who officiated his son's gay wedding says he's "shocked" and he'll appeal. 

Target now says 40 million debit and credit card accounts may have been stolen as part of a breach that began Thanksgiving weekend. Mollie Lair talked to customers about their concerns, and will have reaction tonight at 5:06. 

The Harlem Globetrotters visited a school in Oran, Mo. today to talk about bullying. 

Many school children begin their day saying the pledge of allegiance. However, it wasn't always that way at one elementary school in southeast Mo. 

A rise of shootings in Cape Girardeau brings new challenges to the city's new police chief.  Kathy Sweeney has the story in a new I-Team special report tonight at 6:00. 

A family member reports a shooting happened at an apartment in Herrin early Thursday morning. 

An eastern Mo. Man who was volunteering for a church food pantry died in a box truck crash near DeSoto. 

A 4-year-old shows just how much she knows about politics, and is taking action. Kadee Brosseau has her story tonight at 6:11. 

Notre Dame and Saxony Lutheran play for the championship tonight in the Kelso Supply Girls H. S. Holiday Classic. Josh Frydman will have more tonight in Heartland Sports

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