Cue Karen Carpenter.

1 - Showers and thunderstorms should exit the area by 8am-ish setting us up for a hot, steamy Monday. WQAD Meteorologist Eric Sorensen has your forecast details here.

2 - The Pirates looted the Cubs for 14 runs yesterday in the final game before the All-Star break. Details and scores when we do That Sports Thing at around 7:40am on The Morning KIIK Start.

3 - Fair season hits full-swing in our area when The Mercer County Fair opens today. More entertainment news when we do That Hollywood Thing at about 8:40am on FM 104-9.

4 - I've got tickets to give away today through Thursday this week to see the Spin Doctors at Rhythm City Casino Resort & Event Center on September 23rd. Listen for you cue to call-in and win from the New KIIK 104-9.

Have a great Monday, and a great week.

- Craig