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5 things to know this morning

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Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Record high temperatures across U.S.

It's already been a historically warm December with record high temperatures set across parts of 21 states from Nebraska to New Jersey on Monday. Temperatures reached 83 degrees in Austin, Texas and Madison, Wisconsin hit a record breaking 64 degrees.

2. Lethal levels of carbon monoxide found in school

Potentially lethal levels of carbon monoxide at an elementary school in Atlanta landed at least 42 students and seven adults in the hospital on Monday. The school did not have a detector. According to school officials, there are no code requirements for this kind of equipment in K-12 schools.

3. Man killed after pushed in front of subway

Police are searching for a man witnesses say pushed another man in front of an oncoming subway train in Midtown Manhattan on Monday. The victim is believed to have been pushed onto the tracks after some sort of dispute.

4. 5.8 quake rocks Anchorage

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake rocked homes around Anchorage, Alaska on Monday. The quake is not expected to generate a tsunami but was felt through much of south-central Alaska, according to the Alaska and West Coast Tsunami Warning center.

5. Educators wait for Daugaard's budget plan

On Tuesday, Governor Daugaard is set to share his proposed state budget plan during a joint session of the legislature in Pierre. One group waiting with anticipation to hear what the governor has to say are South Dakota public school teachers. They want to know if the governor plans on loosening the state's purse strings for students and teachers alike.

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