The heat machine cranks up for the weekend.

1 - Temps will climb into the upper 80's today with humidity on the increase tonight setting up a hot Saturday and Sunday. Your Local 4 News Pinpoint Forecast is here.

2 - A ban on backpacks at Rock Island High School is causing issues for some parents and students. Rob has details in a blog here.

3 - The River Bandits go for three wins in a row tonight at Modern Woodmen Park against Clinton. First pitch is 6:35pm on our sister station KBOB AM 1170.

4 - Some Uber drivers have been charging riders with unwarranted fees for dirtying their vehicles. My Craig's Question today is: do you use Uber or Lyft ride services? What bad experiences have you had? Let me know here on our Facebook page.

Have a great Friday.

- Craig