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The Royals and Giants were tied 2-2 in the 3rd inning of Game 7 of the World Series. The Royals and Giants were tied 2-2 in the 3rd inning of Game 7 of the World Series.
One lane of I-55 northbound near the 57 mile marker was back open after a tractor trailer fire. One lane of I-55 northbound near the 57 mile marker was back open after a tractor trailer fire.

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A Butler County deputy decided to cut his hair off to make one little girl feel better about losing half of her hair. Candice Zitnak was helping her dad in the garage when her hair got caught in an industrial fan. Mollie Lair will have more on this story, coming up on Heartland News.

Deer season is right around the corner and for members of a special team based in Bonne Terre, Mo., they're just waiting for a call about a missing person. Nichole Cartmell will have more on the Mineral Area Search and Rescue, coming up on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

A Marion, Ill. World War II veteran is celebrating 93 years of life today. Giacomo Luca talked to Roy Taylor today. He has lived a rather quiet life, but because of his humble nature, very few know of his heroic past.

The Royals and Giants are tied 2-2 in the 3rd inning of Game 7 of the World Series. You can click here for more updates.

The Poplar Bluff Police Department is looking for a man they say is considered a sexual predator with violent tendencies. Police say John L. Squires, 55, cut off his electronic ankle monitor and escaped supervision while going to a doctor's appointment in Poplar Bluff.

One northbound lane of I-55 near the 57 mile marker was back open after a tractor trailer fire earlier this evening. Cpl. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol said the tractor trailer was hauling cars, and it was reported that one of the vehicles exploded.

There's been a lot of talk about body cameras used by police in the wake of the shooting and unrest in Ferguson, Mo. The latest high tech tool is already fighting crime in Perry County, Mo. Now, the city of Perryville will follow.

The struggles of a small southern Illinois' village fire department have led to at least seven people resigning from the job. The Village of Cambria is currently down seven of its volunteers, including firefighters and EMTs. Now, those seven have released a statement concerning the resignation.

In national news, the rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia appears to be declining and could represent a genuine trend, the World Health Organization said today, but the epidemic is far from over.

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