Your daily news briefing, with a video report, news of the week ahead and a gas price update.

Look ahead

- The Primetime Emmy Awards are this coming Sunday (Sept. 18). The popular awards show honors prime-time TV excellence. Follow the link to see the list of nominees, the latest news and more.

- Hot on the heels of President Barack Obama’s jobs speech, Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is holding a Twitter town hall meeting to talk about jobs and the economy. The event takes place Wednesday.

- If you’re a music fan, this week is nirvana (no, not the band). More than a few big-name acts have releases Tuesday, including Alice Cooper, Anthrax, Blondie, Lady Antebellum, Primus and Staind.

Video to note

Did you see this crazy robbery video? A criminal dressed up as Gumby to commit a robbery. Watch below.

 

Gas price update

Here’s a look at the current gas prices:

- Friday: $3.655
- 1 week ago: $3.629
- 1 month ago: $3.652
- 1 year ago: $2.680
- Record high: $4.114

GateHouse News Service