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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. Dangerous wind chills blanket the Dakotas

Dangerously cold weather has settled over the Dakotas, but it should be gone by the weekend.

2. Cold weather home safety prevention

As the arctic blast makes it's way to our area tomorrow, many of us might not venture out into the cold. So if you're going to stay home, now is a good time to think home safety.

3. Watch your furnace in these frigid temperatures

Dangerously cold temperatures are setting in across the area. Heating experts say you need to keep your home warm and your furnace running properly.

4. Gunman holed up in Ala. bunker with child hostage

A gunman holed up in an Alabama bunker with a 6-year-old hostage has kept law officials at bay in a standoff that began after he shot and killed a bus driver and left with the boy. The 65-year-old retired truck driver is known in the neighborhood as a menacing figure.

5. Obama to pitch proposal for reducing gun violence

President Obama will travel to Minneapolis on Monday to pitch his proposal for reducing gun violence. It will be his first trip outside centered on gun control outside of Washington.


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