Cancer patient reminds us all to fight for our health and a special report about melting dashboards

Happy Thursday! It's a beautiful night here atop Red Mountain. Jonathan Hardison here and I've got a peek at some of the stories we're working on for you tonight.

Be your own advocate

The ER doctors kept telling her to lose weight, but Ricketa Love knew something was wrong. Because she was a persistent patient, she was finally diagnosed with a rare cancer of the appendix, the same cancer that killed Stuart Scott and Audrey Hepburn. Tonight, Ricketa is opening up and talking about her fight and what she learned about symptoms is an important reminder and warning to us all.

Melting dashboards

And summer temperatures have already settled in (or at least close to it) but before we start frying around here, you may want to watch Ronda Robinson's special report tonight on Fox6 News at 10 about which cars and SUVs are prone to melting dashboards. I don't mean they're going to drip onto your floorboards, but the dashboard material can start melting to the point that it sticks to your hands and anything else it comes in contact with. We'll demonstrate what to watch for and which models and makes are most likely to have this problem tonight on Fox6 News at 10.

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