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Economic impact expected in Cape Girardeau from 'Gone Girl' movie - Dexter police get body cams

Dexter police officers will be wearing body cameras. Dexter police officers will be wearing body cameras.
A suspect is in custody after a 71-year-old New Madrid man was robbed at gunpoint in his own home. A suspect is in custody after a 71-year-old New Madrid man was robbed at gunpoint in his own home.

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The economic impact of the movie "Gone Girl" to Cape Girardeau is estimated at $8 million by the visitor's bureau. The movie is set to premiere on Thursday and people Todd Tumminia talked to today say they can't wait. He'll have that story coming up on Heartland News. You can click here everything we have on "Gone Girl."

The Dexter Police Department has joined the list of departments across the country getting body cameras for officers in response to high profile cases like Ferguson, Mo. Nichole Cartmell looked into how the cameras work and what the protocol is for using them. She'll have that story, coming up on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

A company that manufactures PVC pipe and fittings is expected to create 125 new jobs and invest $4.9 million into Paducah, Kentucky. The company is leasing a 100,000 square-foot factory that once housed Infiniti Plastic Technologies Inc.

One suspect is in custody after a 71-year-old New Madrid, Mo. man was robbed at gunpoint in his own home. Kadee Brosseau talked to Larry Daniels who said when he opened his front door on Saturday evening, he certainly wasn't expecting to find a man with a gun.

The city of Sikeston, Mo. had to buy 200 tons of salt at a higher price than usual because they say they had trouble finding salt to buy.

It's not just Missouri, several states are learning there is a drastic price increase for road salt. In some cases, it's five times as expensive as last season.

In national news, the man who jumped the White House fence and ran through the front door with a knife got much further than previously reported. According to the “Washington Post,” Omar Gonzalez overpowered a Secret Service agent and ran through the main floor.

Want to spend your money only with companies whose politics align with your own? There's an app for that. It's still in beta, but BuyPartisan lets users scan barcodes to reveal where companies behind everyday products like coffee and cereal donate their money.

Amber Ruch
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