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Marion Hub construction behind schedule - Tour of 'Gone Girl' locations in Cape Girardeau

We talked to the owner of Arena Golf in Cape Girardeau, one of several places that will be featured in "Gone Girl." We talked to the owner of Arena Golf in Cape Girardeau, one of several places that will be featured in "Gone Girl."
The "Good2Go" app claims to help reduce instances of sexual assault. The "Good2Go" app claims to help reduce instances of sexual assault.
Vandals targeted a couple of schools in Marion, Ill. over the weekend. Vandals targeted a couple of schools in Marion, Ill. over the weekend.

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Usually touchdowns scored in a football game that's already 34-7 don't get much attention, but one scored by Chief's defensive back Husain Abdullah has done just that. The refs threw a flag because it's illegal for a player to go to their knees to celebrate a score. Today, the NFL issued an apology and said the flag should never have been thrown. Todd Tumminia talked to some local Muslims and will have their reaction to the controversy, coming up on Heartland News at 10.

When "Gone Girl" finally hits theaters later this week, people across the country will see Cape Girardeau on the big screen. Nichole Cartmell caught up with the owner of Arena Golf where on of the scenes was shot. She'll have that story on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

People in Marion, Ill. have been anxiously awaiting the opening of a new community recreation center, but thanks to some construction delays they'll have to wait a little longer. Giacomo Luca will have more on this story, coming up on Heartland News.

The new smartphone app, called "Good2Go," gives people a chance to give virtual consent before engaging in sexual activity. A California mother developed the app after talking to her college-aged kids about sexual assaults on campuses.

Over the weekend, vandals spray painted the outside walls and playgrounds at Marion Junior High and Longfellow Elementary. The school district said that the damage has since been cleaned up, but those locations weren't the only places to get hit.

Enrollment is up this year at Southern Illinois University, Murray State University, Southeast Missouri State University and Three Rivers Community College. The rise in people going to college is a trend across the Heartland and colleges are filling up.

A Dunklin County man is behind bars after a standoff that lasted longer than two hours. Derek McCoin, 29, faces several charges including endangering the welfare of a child.

A juvenile charged with shooting a teen twice outside of a North Carolina school has been connected to a school stabbing from another part of the state last year. Jaylen Russell is in custody after allegedly shooting 16-year-old Bernard Miller on Tuesday morning.

In national news, a patient hospitalized in Dallas, Texas has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the virus diagnosed on U.S. soil. The patient has been undergoing testing after being placed in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.

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