Friday Morning Headlines

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Phew! The end of the work week is finally here - hooray!

Whether or not you are spending a lazy weekend at home or are going to paint the town red, Mother Nature will undoubtedly plan a role in your plans. Check out Meteorologist Jon Loufman's complete Ford First Alert forecast HERE.

Don't forget to check real-time travel conditions before you hit the road so you know what to expect behind the wheel.

Here are the stories making headlines this Friday morning.

The Federal government's incentive program to help bolster the country's ailing auto industry goes into effect today. The so-called "Cash for Clunkers" program offers rebates to owners of certain vehicles if they meet certain requirements and buy a new, more fuel efficient vehicle. Find out how you can help rev things up for the economy!

King James coming clean and admitting to smoking a little Mary Jane back in the day in his new book. So we want to hear from you, Cleveland. What do you think about LeBron's admitted drug use?

A 19 Action News Health Alert for those in need of medical assistance but have no means to get it. There is a free medical treatment fair slated for this weekend in University Circle for the uninsured.

So grab that remote and your first cup of coffee and join us for these stories and more on 19 Action News This Morning!

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