5 Things to know for Tuesday morning
At least two people are dead including a 5 year old child after two tornadoes touched down in a small town about 100 miles northwest of Omaha, Nebraska. At least 19 people are hurt... Many critically. Click here for the latest on this developing story.
U.S. TROOPS HEADED FOR IRAQ:
Nearly 300 combat-armed U.S. forces are taking positions to help secure U.S. assets, particularly the embassy in Baghdad. And President Barack Obama is said to be weighing other options to stop fast-moving Islamic insurgents.
GAS PRICES RISING:
Unrest in the middle east likely means higher gas prices here at home. The increasing violence in Iraq pushed the price of oil above $107 yesterday. That's the highest it's been in nine months. And "The Detroit Bureau" reports analysts expect prices at the pump to jump as much as ten cents a gallon. To find the best gas price near you, follow this link.
NO COLD BEER IN CONVENIENCE STORES:
You still can't buy cold beer in the convenience store. A U.S. district court upheld Indiana's law that limits convenience stores to only selling warm beer. A group of Convenience store owners have been pushing for a rule change. They want the same chance to sell cold beer, just like package liquor stores. The convenience store group says they are not done fighting.
PREVENTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:
Today you can learn more about the city's plan to prevent Domestic Violence. The Public Safety director put together a team called the Domestic Violence Network and they assembled a community wide plan. You can learn more about this program this morning in a presentation from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Angie's List Training Facility at 6550 East 30th Street.