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Army CORPS dispatched - Jon Stewart get serious

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High river stages and the chance for flooding caused the Army Corp of Engineers to be dispatched to Charleston, MO.

A Mississippi County man was arrested Tuesday after cops found several marijuana plants and illegally possessed firearms at his mother's home.

A Paducah woman was arrested Thursday evening for her involvement in a hit-and-run vehicle collision this past weekend.

In light of Wednesday night's mass shooting in Charleston, SC, pastors and congregations are left asking how to keep their place of worship safe.

What we're working on

A shocking sight at a Cape Girardeau church over the weekend has Heartland religious officials wondering if the extreme violence that happened 

at that church in South Carolina could have struck close to home. Kadee Brosseau has that story on Heartland News at 6.

What's trending outside the Heartland

The international community continues to look on in shock and grief after the Charleston shooting.

Jon Stewart ditched his usual humorous monologue to deliver a solemn message about race relations.


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