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5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 23

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

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

1. The weather

The National Weather Service predicts  sunny skies, with a high near 76 degrees today. Wednesday night it will be mostly clear, with a low around 55 degrees.

2. Mill Creek Middle School Parent Coffee Hour

Parents are invited to attend a coffee hour with administration each month. Meetings will alternate between morning and evenings. Today's meeting is from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at .

3. Beer Tasting and Silent Auction

A silent auction fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation will take place at the Arbor Brewing Company today at 5:30 p.m. This year, a beer tasting and appetizers will accompany the usual silent auction. Items include hotel stays, spa and fitness packages, rounds of golf, a Motawi Tilework, Revo Sunglasses, and more. The cost is $33 in advance. Tickets can be purchased by calling 734-213-1393.

4. Gas prices

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

  • $3.72 a gallon (regular), $3.85 (diesel), BP, 200 Baker Rd.
  • $3.89 a gallon (regular), $3.83 (diesel), , 2940 Baker Rd.
  • $3.73 a gallon (regular), $3.85 (diesel), , 195 Baker Rd.
  • $3.73 a gallon (regular), $3.85 (diesel), , 750 Baker Rd.
  • $3.79 a gallon (regular), $3.87 (diesel) BP, 8135 Main St.
  • $3.79 a gallon (regular), Mobil, 7177 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd.

5. This day in history

May 23, 1934: On this day, famed fugitives Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were killed in a police ambush near Sailes, Louisiana. A contingent of officers from Texas and Louisiana set up along the highway, waiting for Bonnie and Clyde to appear, and then unloaded a two-minute fusillade of 167 bullets at their car, killing the criminal couple. For more historic dates, visit www.history.com.

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