Five Things to Know Today: April 27
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1. Weather: There's a half a chance of rain today and even some tundershowers. The National Weather Service forecast for our area says the day could get windy and rainy after 2 p.m.
2. In Case You Missed It: The jobless rate in the Lehigh Valley dropped to 8.3 percent in February.
3. Biz Bites: Have friends or family coming into town? Tell them about the Wingate Hotel. Amenities include a fitness center, whirlpool, free wifi, in-room safes and free shuttle to and from the airport.
4. Coming Up: Lehigh County Executive Don Cunningham says the county ended its fiscal year with a surplus on the books.
5. Today in History: On this day in 2009, the struggling American auto giant General Motors (GM) said it planned to discontinue production of its more than 80-year-old Pontiac brand.