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Scavenger hunt promotes 'Gone Girl' - Are GMOs safe to eat?

A scavenger hunt in downtown Cape Girardeau is preparing locals for the premiere of "Gone Girl." A scavenger hunt in downtown Cape Girardeau is preparing locals for the premiere of "Gone Girl."
New research shows that using GMOs when growing our food isn't harmful. New research shows that using GMOs when growing our food isn't harmful.
After four years, the lack of progress on the Star Bond project is causing some frustration. After four years, the lack of progress on the Star Bond project is causing some frustration.

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Heartland News at 10 will be delayed and start as soon as the New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins game is over.

People in Cape Girardeau are getting pumped for the premiere of "Gone Girl." Parts of the movie were shot in the downtown area and local businesses are hoping a scavenger hunt will get people ready for it to hit the big screen. Nichole Cartmell was there when the hunt began. Watch Heartland News at 9 and 10 for more.

Hundreds of women gathered for the 27th Annual Women Aware Conference in Poplar Bluff on Thursday. Rozetta Little, the conference director, said the purpose is for southeast Missouri women to be able to network with each other and share their own experiences.

It's a debate you're probably hearing more about lately: are Genetically Modified Organisms safe to use in growing our food? Recent research suggests they are while others like environmental groups say they're not. Kadee Brosseau looked into this debate. You can click here for the story.

The Star Bond initiative has seen more setbacks than progress over the years. Just recently, city leaders were forced to find a new master developer after the original one backed out. Allison Twaits talked to an engineer and some area businesses about the project. You can click here for the story.

Dexter police are searching for a suspect who fled from the scene of an attempted traffic stop early on Thursday morning. The suspect is described as a white male with dark hair. He was wearing a black, sleeveless shirt and jeans.

A Hornersville, Mo. man plans to send his only son to college with his lottery win. James Scott, 43, won $250,000 on a ticket he bought at a Casey's General Store in Kennett.

The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2” across much of the country. The national average is $3.35 per gallon, a dime below last year at this time and near its low for 2014. Giacomo Luca will have more on this, coming up on Heartland News.

Attorney General Eric Holder, one of the longest serving and last original members of President Barack Obama's cabinet, is resigning. President Obama announced on Thursday that Holder will stay in his position until a successor is found.

The U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented man in the video depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, said FBI Director James Comey. He told reporters at the bureau's headquarters he would not reveal the man's name or nationality.

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