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What you need to know Oct. 16, 2020

Good morning Tampa Bay! It's Friday!

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Good morning Tampa Bay! Happy Friday! Thanks for waking up on the Brightside with us. 

Let's take a look at some of the stories you need to know about.

Here we go again ⚾

Could tonight be the night?! Rays fans certainly hope so! It's a Friday night Game 6 for the Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros in the ALCS.

The Houston Astros were able to hold off the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 of the ALCS Thursday night, forcing Game 6. 

Carlos Correa walked it off to win the game for the Astros 4-3. 

Still, the Rays lead the Astros in the series 3-2 and have a chance to make it to the World Series. If they do, they'll either face the Atlanta Braves or Los Angeles Dodgers.

Game 6 is scheduled for Friday at 6:07 p.m. ET. 

RELATED: Rays could clinch World Series berth in Game 6 of ALCS tonight

Let's get the facts ✔️

Last night President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden held dueling town halls.

It was a substitute for the debate that was meant to be. The two are scheduled to face off in a final debate on Oct. 22 in Nashville, Tenn.

But how did the rhetoric compare with the facts? 

Here's a look at claims from both Trump and Biden about topics such as the economy, election fraud, crime, U.S. troops in Afghanistan and coronavirus.

RELATED: Fact-checking the Trump and Biden town halls

Stay safe during the holidays 🎃🦃

Finalizing your holiday plans but want to make sure your family is safe and limiting the spread of coronavirus? 

The CDC has a list of activities ranked from low to high for risk of spreading COVID-19. 

The CDC also has helpful tips to keep you and your family safe for the holidays. 

RELATED: These Thanksgiving activities are considered 'higher risk' for spreading COVID-19, per CDC