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Preparing for SEMO Homecoming - KFVS celebrates 60th anniversary

Today we celebrated 60 years of serving the Heartland. Today we celebrated 60 years of serving the Heartland.
Join us for Heartland News at 10 for some scored and highlights from Week 7 of Heartland Football Friday. Join us for Heartland News at 10 for some scored and highlights from Week 7 of Heartland Football Friday.
A Cape Girardeau organization sold chili to the community today to help children with autism. A Cape Girardeau organization sold chili to the community today to help children with autism.

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It's Week 7 of Heartland Football Friday! Join us for Heartland News at 10 for the latest scores and highlights.

The Southeast Missouri State University Homecoming is tomorrow against the University of Tennessee-Martin. The parade starts at 9:30 a.m. Mollie Lair will have more on that and other festivities, coming up on Heartland News.

More people are looking at renting homes for vacation, even here in Cape Girardeau. Nichole Cartmell looked into the trend and will have more on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

Today we celebrated the 60th anniversary of KFVS. Did you know that in 1957, James Arness, the star of “Gunsmoke,” paid a visit to KFVS? You can click here for some more fun facts about KFVS.

The SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence held its fifth annual chili luncheon to help families and children with autism on Friday. Rae Daniel talked to some people in the community today who say they are thankful for events like these.

Three people face charges of endangering the welfare of a child after police found them sleeping in a home deemed unlivable with five children inside.

A Missouri man charged with first degree murder in the death of a Caruthersville police officer will spend an “indefinite period of time” in a mental institution, according to the Missouri Attorney General's Office.

In national news, a fire has destroyed three administrative buildings at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, and officials are concerned about memorabilia stored there. The National Park Service says no one was injured when the fire broke out on Friday afternoon.

A hazardous-materials crew on Friday decontaminated the Texas apartment where an Ebola patient was staying when he got sick, while public health officials cut by half the number of people being monitored for any symptoms of the deadly disease.

Amber Ruch
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