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Heartland Hero, vigil held for missing SIU student, search continues for missing Reynolds Co. couple

U.S. Marine Master Sergeant Aaron Torian recently died in Afghanistan. We spoke with some who new him best today. U.S. Marine Master Sergeant Aaron Torian recently died in Afghanistan. We spoke with some who new him best today.
The superintendent of Scott County (Kelly) R-IV School District, Donald J. Moore, was arrested over the weekend on a DWI charge. The superintendent of Scott County (Kelly) R-IV School District, Donald J. Moore, was arrested over the weekend on a DWI charge.
Authorities continue to search for a Reynolds couple. They have been listed as missing since Feb. 1. Authorities continue to search for a Reynolds couple. They have been listed as missing since Feb. 1.
A vigil was held Monday night on the campus of SIU for a missing sophomore student. A vigil was held Monday night on the campus of SIU for a missing sophomore student.

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Tonight, Todd Tumminia will tell you about a young Heartland Hero. At 15, Nolan Weber was told he had cancer, but he refused to let that define who he was. Watch at 10 for more on Nolan's story.

The Chicago-are family of a missing Southern Illinois University student is offering a reward for information in the 19-year-old sophomore's disappearance. A vigil will be held Monday evening on the campus. Arnold Wyrick will be there and will have more on this tonight, on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

The search also continues for a missing Reynolds County, Mo. couple. Authorities are searching for 54-year-old William Talley and 47-year-old Jordy Wagner. They were last seen at a Piedmont bank just a few miles from their home in the Bluffview area of Reynolds County.

There are some heavy hearts in the Paducah community as the news of U.S. Marine Master Sergeant Aaron Torian's death on the battlefields of Afghanistan sinks in. Kadee Brosseau talked to those who knew Torian today. You can click here for the story.

The superintendent of Scott County (Kelly) R-IV School District was arrested over the weekend on a DWI charge. Donald J. Moore, 57, of Whitewater was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated at 1:10 a.m. Saturday in Scott County.

Southern Illinois University named its new president. Dr. Randy J. Dunn will serve as the eighth president of SIU. Dunn will replace Dr. Glenn Poshard who has served as SIU's president since 2006. Poshard will retire on June 30, 2014.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 2.3 magnitude earthquake Friday, February 14 just after noon. The center of the quake was five miles north, northwest of Mound City, Illinois.

In national news, Bob Costas will return as host for NBC's prime-time Olympic coverage Tuesday night, if still not exactly clear-eyed, at least with a sharpened sense of respect for the colleagues and crew who covered for him during a six-day absence.

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