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5 THINGS TO KNOW THIS MORNING

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BEAUTIFUL MORNING:
With our high reaching 35, it will be the warmest day since February 1st. The clouds that arrive later today will be associated with our next chance for snow. Right now we have light snow in the Valentine's Day forecast, mainly in the early morning. Some of the latest analysis shifts the steadiest snow south. Tune in to Eyewitness News Sunrise for Chuck's complete forecast.

COMMON CORE MEETINGS:
How children in grades K through 12 in Indiana learn is at stake. Today and tomorrow, teams of educators will hold meetings to draft a new set of learning guidelines for students in grades K-12. For more on what the common core means to your child, tune in for a live report at 6:00AM.

MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED:
Police caught a murder suspect after a high-speed pursuit on the northwest side of Indianapolis. Detectives had the suspect under surveillance and requested officers to make a traffic stop on the suspect's vehicle near W. 86th Street and Michigan Road around 10 last night. The driver accelerated. The pursuit continued west on 86th Street at speeds of more than 100 mph. The suspect lost control near Lafayette Road and crashed into a grove of trees. The unidentified suspect is believed to be a suspect in a homicide on North Capitol Avenue. Kris Kirschner is following this story and will have a live report at 6:30AM.

PACERS LOSE:
Last night the Dallas Mavericks handed the Indiana Pacers their third home loss of the season. Oklahoma City now has bragging rights for the NBA's best record at the break. Tune in at 6:20 this morning, for reaction from the Pacers' locker room.

NICK GOEPPER COMPETES:
Tonight, Hoosier Olympian Nick Goepper's dream of winning a medal will be highlighted on NBC's primetime coverage of the Olympics in Sochi. The competition has already been held, and if you want to see the results now, before tonight's telecast, go to wthr.com or our WTHR App.

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