5 Things You Need to Know Today: Jan. 30

Here's a look at some events going on around the Dexter area today.

The daily 5 has the weather forecast, gas prices, and some suggestions on how to spend your day.

1. The weather

The National Weather Service predicts rain showers before 1 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow showers. The chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Wednesday night there is a chance of snow showers, with a low around 19 degrees.

2. Bible Study

St. Andrew's United Church of Christ will host a Bible study today at 1 and 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

3. Book Snackers Book Club

The fourth and fifth grade book group will be reading Running Out of Time by Margaret Haddix this month. A snack will be served at the meeting today. The club meets from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Dexter District Library.

4. Gas prices

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

  • $3.48 a gallon (regular) BP, 200 Baker Rd.
  • $3.45 a gallon (regular), Sunoco, 2940 Baker Rd.
  • $3.49 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 195 Baker Rd.
  • $3.49 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 750 Baker Rd.
  • $3.59 a gallon (regular), BP, 8135 Main St.
  • $3.55 a gallon (regular), Mobil, 7177 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd.

5. This day in history

Jan. 30, 1948: On this day, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the political and spiritual leader of the Indian independence movement, was assassinated in New Delhi by a Hindu fanatic. For more historic dates, visit www.history.com.


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