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Heartland nursing students get Ebola training - Deputy accused of stealing $40,000 from elderly woman

Some nursing students in the Heartland are getting hands on Ebola training. Some nursing students in the Heartland are getting hands on Ebola training.
Former Madison County deputy Eric Smith is accused of stealing $40,000 from an elderly woman. Former Madison County deputy Eric Smith is accused of stealing $40,000 from an elderly woman.
Heartland News at 10 will be delayed due to the Jets and Patriots game. Heartland News at 10 will be delayed due to the Jets and Patriots game.

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Heartland News at 10 will be delayed due to Thursday Night Football featuring the Jets and Patriots game. We'll be on right after the game!

Nursing students at Southeast Health College of nursing are getting a first hand look at how they can apply what they've been learning in the classroom to the Ebola outbreak. Nichole Cartmell talked to Amy Scheffer, their instructor, today and will have more on this, coming up.

President Barack Obama issued an executive order on Thursday calling in reserve military troops to help efforts to stop the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

A Madison County Sheriff's deputy is accused of stealing $40,000 from an elderly woman. Eric Smith was charged with felony stealing and is accused of taking the cash from the woman's safe in her home on Sept. 28. Todd Tumminia will have the latest on this story, coming up on Heartland News at 10.

Millions of Illinois students had to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during the biggest emergency exercise in the state and U.S. history on Thursday morning. Third grade students at West Frankfort Intermediate School participated in the 4th Annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill.

HOOAH stands for Healing Outside Of A Hospital. Over the next four days, six wounded warriors from Fort Campbell will take to the outdoors as part of the Deer Hunt for Heroes program put on by fellow veterans in Mount Vernon.

It's a passion many people in the Heartland can relate to: Cardinal baseball. However, one Jackson, Mo. man does more than support the players, he draws them. Kadee Brosseau talked to Kyle Taylor today about the portraits. You can click here for the story.

The Cardinals are playing the Giants for Game 5 of the NLCS tonight. Currently the series is 3-1 to the Giants. Tonight, Tony Cruz will be the starting catcher for the Cardinals. He's taking over for A.J. Pierzynski, who has caught the previous two games in place of the injured Yadier Molina.

Kansas City fans who long ago became accustomed to having one of the worst teams in baseball suddenly find their team in the World Series. The excited surrounding the team has created a whole new generation of Royals fans who are learning how to celebrate winning baseball for the first time.

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