Five Things You Need to Know: July 6

Local news to start your day.

Today is Friday, July 6. Here are five things you need to know:

  • Hot Day: Temperatures are expected to be around 90 degrees most of the day, with clear sunny skies.
  • Readers' Choice: Don't forget to nominate your picks in our 25 categories for Readers' Choice 2012.
  • Cheap Gas: has gas at $3.29 a gallon for regular.
  • Utility Scam: National Grid has issued a warning about
  • This Day in History: In 1699, pirate Captain William Kidd was captured in Boston and deported back to England. In 1854, the Republican Party held its first convention in Jackson, Miss. In 1885, Louis Pasteur successfully tested his anti-rabies vaccine on a child. In 1945, President Harry Truman signed an order creating the Medal of Freedom.

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