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Road closures in downtown Orlando; stormy weekend on tap?

The weekend is almost here, but there's a few things you should know before you kick off your Friday night.


Mom charged in fight

A woman is facing charges after Polk County deputies say she incited a fight between her daughter and another teenage girl, and even coached her daughter through it. See the video that led to her arrest.


UCF coach contract

After an undefeated football season under head coach Josh Heupel, the University of Central Florida has signed an extension keeping Heupel around for at least a few more seasons. Find out how long the new deal lasts and what university officials said about his outstanding first season with the Knights.


Road closures

It's nothing Central Floridians aren't used to, but drivers can expect to see more changes this weekend in the heart of downtown Orlando. Find out where State Road 408 will be closed beginning Friday and how long the closures will last.


Tap water death

Tap water in a neti pet is to blame for the death of a 69-year-old Seattle woman, according to doctors. Find out what health experts say caused "amoeba all over the place just eating brain cells."


Return your angels

If you picked up an angel to participate in the Salvation Army's Angel Tree campaign, News 6 wants to thank you for your generosity. If you haven't already, please return your angel's gifts to the location from which you selected it. All angels are due back Saturday.


Looking for plans?

There's always something happening in the Orlando area, you just may not always know about it. We're here to help make your weekends more eventful. Browse our list of events you may not have known were happening this weekend.


Stormy weekend?

If you are making weekend plans, you'll need to see the forecast. Hint: Severe weather could be possible.


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