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WEATHER

*Cloudy today the high is 41, tomorrows high is 43 then its in the 50s by Wednesday!

LOCAL

Sunday afternoon the boil order that had been in place since Wednesday was lifted for customer in the O’Fallon IL and Fairview Heights IL according to the City of O’Fallon.


The BBB is investigating 4 moving companies saying they are involved in a scheme where you sign a contract which is a "binding moving estimate" and when the trucks arrive for the move they increase their charges and then before they unload they receive inflated rates.  The four companies with St. Louis ties are: Able Moving and Storage, Apex Moving and Storage, Stout Moving and Storage, and Downing Moving and Storage.  

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NATIONAL

One of the women who accused former Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault is now looking for a place to live after her home suspiciously burned down.

Tina Johnson says she was at work last Tuesday when fire broke out at her home in Gadsden, Alabama. Police are investigating the fire as arson and have identified a "person of interest," but insist that the investigation does not suggest the fire was "in any way related to Roy Moore or allegations made against him." But Johnson, who is currently living at a motel with her husband and grandchild, says she is having trouble renting another house because owners are afraid that their house could mysteriously burn down too. Meanwhile, a GoFundMe page has been set up to support her and has already raised $150,000. 

Johnson is one of several women who came forward with allegations against Moore, who eventually lost the election to Doug Jones. 

NY Daily News


There were more headaches for travelers at one of the country's busiest airports.

Following days of delays and cancellations due to record-breaking cold and a blizzard in the Northeast, a water main break burst inside New York's J.F.K. International Airport on Sunday, flooding the terminal and forcing travelers to evacuate into the cold. International flights to the airport were temporarily suspended and passengers who had already arrived were diverted to other terminals. Equipment had to be shut down and passengers were unable to retrieve their luggage. Others were stuck waiting on planes for hours.

Operations are getting back to normal today but there are still delays. (CBS News)


Arctic Air Isn’t Done Yet - 

Millions of people have been dealing with record shattering cold for days, but the end is coming.

The cold has been especially deadly, with 26 people’s deaths being attributed to the weather. Two newly confirmed deaths in Chicago -- an elderly man who died of hypothermia and cold exposure and a 59-year-old man who slipped and hit his head, and then died of exposure.

More that a dozen fatalities are suspected of being linked to the conditions, but haven’t been confirmed.

Meanwhile, we have one more day to deal with the frigid temps. More than 20-million people will suffer through another day of miserably cold weather today, but warmer temperatures are on the way. Freezing rain from the Missouri Valley through the Ohio and Tennessee valleys and out to the Mid-Atlantic is forecast to build up to a quarter-inch of ice. But forecasters say after another day of record cold, temperatures should warm up to ten to 20 degrees above average.

Out west, about 15-million people in the San Francisco Bay Area and parts of Southern California are under a flash flood watch. Rain in California will be heaviest tonight and tomorrow morning. 

Source: CBS News


Coachella Festival Will Be Weed Free - 

The battle over the legality of marijuana is now involving a popular music festival.

The organizers of Coachella are banning marijuana from this year's festival despite recreational pot being legal in California as of January 1st. Under the new law, local officials still have the last word on whether weed can be sold or distributed within their individual borders.

City officials in Indio, the city where Coachella is held, have decided to keep pot illegal. The Weeknd, Beyonce and Eminem are headlining this year's festival, and ironically, one of the biggest bands on this year's bill is Philadelphia-based The War On Drugs. 

Source: Refinery 29


SPORTS

The road to the Super Bowl became a little less crowded over the weekend with the New Orleans Saints, the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tennessee Titans and the Atlanta Falcons advancing after wins, while the season is over for Carolina Panthers, Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams.

(NFL.com)

*The Blues lost on Saturday and Sunday, Sunday we lost 4-3 to the Washington Capitals

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