5 Things You Need to Know this Thursday morning

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DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS HIT CENTRAL INDIANA:
Wind chills are at dangerous levels this morning. Sean Ash says it feels anywhere from -10 to -20 degrees outside. Some school districts have decided to delay classes today. Watch Sean's forecast here.

PROTECTING YOUR HOME:
Keeping your house warm and functioning may take a little extra effort in this bitter cold, but it could save you big bucks down the road. Click here for tips to help protect your pipes and your furnace.

EAST SIDE RAILROAD CROSSING CRASH:
Traffic is restricted at a Shadeland Avenue railroad crossing just north of I-70 this morning after a woman crashed her truck into the railroad signal. Police say a semi had pulled a large boulder onto the roadway and the woman hit it while driving southbound, causing her to crash. She has minor injuries. Learn more.

WESTERN HS INVESTIGATES RACIST SOCIAL MEDIA POST MADE BY STUDENT:
A local high school is investigating a post on social media allegedly made by one of its students. The photo shows two members of the Western High School football team posing with two members of the Colts Cheerleaders. The image, which was posted to Snapchat, includes a racial slur to describe one of the women. More details.

KRAVITZ: IT'S TIME FOR IRSAY TO BITE THE BULLET, SEND GRIGSON AND PAGANO PACKING AT SEASON'S END
Bob Kravitz says, "Whether the Colts make the playoffs (highly unlikely) or miss the playoffs (highly likely), it's time for Irsay to swallow hard, bite the bullet and give both Grigson and Pagano their walking papers at season's end." Read Bob's column here.