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House fire destroys Sulphur home

 

Good Evening,

Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we are working on for Nightcast.

An early morning house fire devastates a Sulphur family. Although no one was injured, the family lost at least five of their pets. KPLC's Monica Grimaldo has this story.

Plus, campaign signs have started to pop up as we approach the November 4th election. KPLC's Erika Ferrando brings us up to speed on the rules behind campaigning.

Also, the Emmys are set to air tomorrow night on NBC, but some awards have already been given out for the people behind the scenes. KPLC's Haley Rush talks with an Iowa woman, who was recognized for her talents.

And, the hot weather continues to stick around. Can we expect any relief as we head into our work week? Meteorologist Zack Fradella has the forecast.

These stories and more tonight on Nightcast. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.

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