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5 Things You Need to Know Today: Sept. 10

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 mostly sunny skies today, with a high near 72 degrees. Monday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 48 degrees.

2. Dexter Village Coucil meeting

The Dexter Village Council will meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Dexter Senior Center. The council will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the village's use of Community Development Block Grant funds for project planning for the redevelopment of property located at 3045 Broad St.

3. Dexter School Board meeting

The Dexter School Board will meet today at 7 p.m. at Creekside Intermediate School. A copy of the agenda can be downloaded online at dexterschools.org.

4. Gas prices

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

  • $4.08 a gallon (regular) BP, 200 Baker Rd.
  • $4.15 a gallon (regular), , 2940 Baker Rd.
  • $4.09 a gallon (regular), , 195 Baker Rd.
  • $4.09 a gallon (regular), , 750 Baker Rd.
  • $4.09 a gallon (regular), BP, 8135 Main St.
  • $4.19 a gallon (regular), Mobil, 7177 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd.

5. This day in history

Sept. 10, 1981: On this day in 1981, France outlawed capital punishment, thus abandoning the guillotine as a capital punishment tool. Prior to that, 10,000 people lost their heads by guillotine during the French Revolution. For more historic dates, visit www.history.com.

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