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Cape Girardeau police are investigating a shooting after a man was found shot on South MIddle Street. Cape Girardeau police are investigating a shooting after a man was found shot on South MIddle Street.
Penny Smith of Poplar Bluff shared her story of what some would call harassment by debt collectors. Penny Smith of Poplar Bluff shared her story of what some would call harassment by debt collectors.
A Steele, Mo. man remembers playing with Oscar Taveras in 2012. A Steele, Mo. man remembers playing with Oscar Taveras in 2012.

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Cape Girardeau police are investigating a shooting on Monday afternoon. They say a man was found in an alley on the west side of 553 South Middle Street with multiple gunshot wounds around 3:05 p.m. Todd Tumminia will have the latest on this story, coming up on Heartland News.

For more than 40 years the Women's Center of Southern Illinois has helped victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The group hopes to continue that mission at a new location in Marion. Coming up on Heartland News at 9, Giacomo will have more on the opening.

Pay op or you're going to prison? A Poplar Bluff, Mo. woman says an old debt came back to haunt her with a new threat of jail time. It is harassment, or a legitimate way to collect? Holly Brantley looked into this story. You can click here for more.

A nationwide voluntary product recall has been made for baby wipes because some packages may contain bacteria. The wipes were distributed by Nutek before Oct. 21 to Walgreens, Sam's Club, Family Dollar, Fred's and Diapers.com. You can click here for more information.

Plans for a possible new rock quarry have neighbors of the site coming together to fight the proposal. The quarry would be located south of Poplar Bluff and to the north of County Road 323. Kadee Brosseau talked to the land owners near the site about the quarry. Read what they had to say, by clicking here.

Jeremy Patton from Steele, Mo. played side by side with Oscar Taveras in the spring of 2012. At the time, both played for the Cardinals High-A league affiliate team, the Palm Springs Cardinals in Jupiter, Florida. Nick Chabarria talked to Patton today about Taveras. He said he was an upbeat-tempo kind of guy.

Murray State University in Kentucky is deferring applications from students in West African countries affected by Ebola until the fall of 2015.

In national news, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended new restrictions on Monday for people at the highest risk for coming down with the virus, and symptom monitoring for those at a lower risk.

The American ambassador to the United Nations says health care workers who go to West Africa to fight Ebola must be welcomed home and nothing should be done to impede fighting the disease “at its source.”

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