Keeping kids safe this Halloween, cold air is here, election day updates, honoring Shelby Co high school students, win an ipod this AM

Good Friday morning!! We've made it and it's a lot colder! When you step'll feel it...just 53 right now, windy and rain is here. Details on the forecast today and this weekend all morning on WMC-TV5.

We're talking about how Mississippi state lawmakers have a new plan to keep your kids safer from registered sex offenders on Halloween...details on their new plan on WMC-TV5.

We're talking about some election day issues....a gas tax rally in Memphis, an appeal to the voter ID law in Tennessee. A judge says voters can use Memphis Library photo IDs but the state sec. of state is appealing that ruling...also news from the presidential campaign trail.

Plus a high 5 for some Shelby County high school students, the worst passwords you can have and tracking hurricane Sandy and how it could end up being a frankenstorm! Details this morning on WMC-TV5.

As you may know by now we're giving you a chance to win an apple product this morning. All month long we're giving away ipad, ipods, iphones, nanos...this morning it is an ipod touch. Just be the 5th caller when you see the cue to call on Action News 5 at 6:30am.

We have a new look, new graphics and new people with us this morning...join Kym, Ron, Amy, Jerica, Janeen, Lindsey and me on this TGIF! We get you ready for the day!

Andrew Douglas