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Five Things You Need to Know: Oct. 12

Some local news to start your morning.

Today is Friday, Oct. 12. Here are five things you need to know.

  • Chilly Day: Temperatures are expected to be in the low 50s most of the day, with partly cloudy skies most of the day.
  • Chimneys: With the temperatures dropping, you'll want to start lighting those fireplaces soon. But before you do, remember to have your chimney cleaned.
  • Starbucks Recall: Starbucks is recalling certain peanut butter products due to salmonella.
  • Live Chat: State representative candidate Karin Rhoton joined us for a live chat yesterday. You can read the transcript here.
  • This Day in History: In 1492, Christopher Columbus sighted the Bahamas and  claimed it for Spain.  In 1920, Construction of the Holland Tunnel began. In 1938, filming began on "The Wizard of Oz." In 1998, the House of Representatives passed the Online Copyright Bill.

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