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WEATHER

*Sunny today the high is 59


LOCAL

*Missouri lawmakers could begin the impeachment process against Governor Eric Greitens. A special House Committee could be formed to investigate the governor, as early as today.

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NATIONAL

*At least five people are dead as flood fears continue across the east half of the U.S. due to a massive rainstorm over the weekend.

The storm, which stretched from Texas to the Canadian Maritimes, dumped inches of rain in more than a dozen states. High winds uprooted trees from the saturated ground. 

One person in Texas was killed by a suspected tornado. Floating bodies have been found in Texas, Michigan and Arkansas. Injuries have also been reported in Tennessee.

More than 200 gauges on rivers from the Great Lakes to Texas are above flood stage. Of particular worry is the Ohio River near Cincinnati and Louisville, which is more than 20 feet above flood stage. 

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*For the first time since the deadly shooting spree on February 14th, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are getting ready to return to classes this week, as controversy continues to swirl over law enforcement's failure to stop the shooter.

On Sunday, a "variety of support services" were made available to the school's staff, students and families in wake of the shooting spree that killed 17 and wounded more than a dozen others.

Classes will resume with a modified schedule on Wednesday with Monday and Tuesday reserved for staff planning. The school's regular schedule with re-start on March 5th, but the freshman building, where the shooting took place, will not re-open and there are tentative plans to tear it down.

Survivor-turned-student-activist, 17-year-old Cameron Kasky called for students to be kind to each other, "Even if it's not easy. We all mess up; there's nothing wrong with that."

Another student, Jaclyn Corin hinted in a tweet that student activism will not end with their return to school, writing, "Going back to school for the first time…this movement is for the 17." 

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*Michelle Obama’s Memoir - Becoming will be released November 13th, she announced Sunday on Twitter. “Writing BECOMING has been a deeply personal experience,” she tweeted. “I talk about my roots and how a girl from the South Side found her voice. I hope my journey inspires readers to find the courage to become whoever they aspire to be. I can’t wait to share my story.” According to Penguin Random House, the memoir will include her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing motherhood and work, through her time spent as first lady.


SPORTS

*The USA finished in 4th place for the medal count at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Norway finished in 1st place.  We had 9 Gold Medals, 8 Silver & 6 Bronze, Norway had 14 Gold Medals

*The blues lost 4-0 they are off until tomorrow

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