MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From the Kentucky county clerk controversy to Hunger Action Month, these are the four stories to know for Thursday, Sept. 3.

Same-Sex Marriage License Controversy

A county clerk in Kentucky faces a federal judge Friday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Kim Davis maintains issuing the licenses would violate God’s definition of marriage.

She’s just one of a handful of clerks in 13 counties defying the Supreme Court’s decision that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide earlier this summer.

Davis could face a fine or possible jail time.

Hunger Action Month

One in 10 Minnesotans do not have enough to eat.

That’s where the color orange comes in today. Second Harvest Heartland is encouraging you to change your social media pages and wear orange to raise awareness.

If you’d like to donate or volunteer, head here.

Star Wars’ Toys Anticipation

The ‘force awakens’ Thursday night at Toys “R” Us.

The toy store will be opening its Minnesota stores at midnight to give fans the first chance to check out and buy toys based on the highly anticipated new ‘Star Wars’ movie!

Get there early! Little Jedi Knights and their families will get special, free gifts, including a limited edition LEGO Star Wars Commemorative Brick, for the first 100 customers.

Gophers’ Season Opener

Let’s go Gophers!

The 2015 college football season kicks off Thursday night with a primetime matchup between Minnesota and second-ranked TCU and Heisman Trophy candidate Trevone Boykin.

The Gophers are hoping for redemption after a rough 30-to-7 loss against the Horned Frogs.

Kickoff is at 8 o’clock Thursday night at TCF Bank Stadium.

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