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Summer is holding on; First Alert Forecast shows soggy end to football Friday

It is Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

Fall maybe right around the corner, but summer will make a comeback for your Friday. Brian’s First Alert Forecast shows highs in the 90s! The rain should hold off for most of the day, but there is a chance for scattered storms tonight. That means you may want to grab the umbrella just in case for Heartland Football Friday.

Making Headlines:

A life remembered: The Kentucky trooper gunned down on I-24 earlier this week will be laid to rest today. KSP encourages the public to watch the motorcade procession set to start at noon to celebrate the life and service of Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder.

Major announcement: Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will make an appearance at Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff today. He'll announce funding for needed renovations and improvements on campus.

Controversy: GOP leaders in the House are pushing against Planned Parenthood. The House is on pace to pass two measures that would block Planned Parenthood's federal funds and inflict criminal penalties on doctors who don't try saving infants born alive during abortions.

What's trending:

Stunning comeback: Thursday night football is back, kicking off with an what some are calling a crazy win. Denver pulled off the victory after a touchdown with 27 seconds left in the game.

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