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First Alert: Less wind, more sun but cooler today

It is Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

You'll need the winter jacket again this morning. When you wake up, temps will be in the 20s, and some may see frost. By lunchtime, it will be sunny, but still chilly with temps around 40 degrees. You will notice more sun and less wind. FIRST ALERT: a late-winter arctic cold snap could be on the way for next week.

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Making Headlines:

Layoff sage continues: About 350 Noranda employees in New Madrid will be terminated or laid off by today. The company says the workforce reduction is the result of business issues affecting the "upstream operations."

New video: The FBI is now involved as the search continues this morning for a Missouri couple involved in a multi-state crime spree. New hotel surveillance released by Alabama authorities shows a hotel clerk being kidnapped by the wanted couple.

Hardware failure: The IRS has stopped accepting electronically filed tax returns because of problems with some of its computer systems. Some systems will be out of service at least until Thursday, and could affect refunds.

Mystery nomination: We can't make this stuff up... Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, has been nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize by a mystery patron. However, Many expect Trump’s nomination to fall by the wayside.

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