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5 Things You Need to Know Today: Jan. 13

Here is a look at what's going on today around the Dexter area.

We have gas prices, weather updates and some ideas on how to spend your day.

1. The weather

The National Weather Service predicts periods of snow showers throughout the day, with temperatures rising to near 29 degrees by 9 a.m., then falling to around 25 degrees during the remainder of the day. Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected. Friday night there is a 40 percent chance of snow showers, with a low around 17 degrees.

2. Boys basketball versus Ypsilanti

Come cheer on the Dexter High School boys' freshmen, junior varsity and varsity basketball teams tonight as they take on Ypsilanti. The first game begins at 4 p.m.

3. Win a $30 gift certificate to Aubree's Pizzeria

The Dexter District Library is conducting an online Facebook promotion. Add the library as a "friend" on Facebook and you could win a $30 gift card to Aubree's.

4. Gas prices

MichiganGasPrices.com reports the following gasoline prices in the Dexter area as of Thursday night:

  • $3.64 a gallon (regular), $3.75 (diesel), BP, 200 Baker Rd.
  • $3.65 a gallon (regular), $3.76 (diesel), , 195 Baker Rd.
  • $3.65 a gallon (regular), $3.76 (diesel), , 750 Baker Rd.
  • $3.69 a gallon (regular), $3.74 (diesel), , 8135 Main St.
  • $3.69 a gallon (regular), $3.99 (diesel), Mobil, 7177 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd.
  • $3.69 a gallon (regular), $3.79 (diesel), Sunoco, 2940 Baker Rd.

5. This day in history

July 13, 1968: On this date, Johnny Cash recorded his platinum-selling live album at Folsom Prison in California.

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