Five Things to Know Today: January 9
1. Weather: It'll be a little breezy today. The National Weather Service forecast for our area says it will also be mostly cloudy with a high near 42 degrees.
2. In Case You Missed It: Is it a girl's toy or a boy's toy? Let us know how you weigh in.
3. Quote of the Day: "Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other." Erma Bombeck
4. Coming Up: Do you have your dog's new license yet? Read how and where to get one this morning.
5. Today in History: On this day in 1776, writer Thomas Paine published his pamphlet "Common Sense," setting forth his arguments in favor of American independence. Although little used today, pamphlets were an important medium for the spread of ideas in the 16th through 19th centuries.