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Good morning, Tristate! It's cloudy and 36 degrees. New efforts to bring Amtrak trains to Oxford. Tune into FOX19 NOW for details.

It's cloudy and 37 degrees. There's a slim chance for snow showers and rain before 7 a.m. Will the weather improve today? Tune into FOX19 NOW Morning News at 6 a.m. Meteorologist Frank Marzullo has details in his latest forecast.

Here's what you missed overnight and what you can see this morning on FOX19 NOW Morning News:

Tune in at 6 a.m. to see why leaders of Oxford and Miami University leaders are pushing for passenger rail service for students. Amtrak's Cardinal train line already runs from New York City to Washington D.C. to Cincinnati, and then to Chicago. Did you know it passes through Oxford without even stopping? Reporter Kendall Herold is live all morning in Oxford.

Watch at 6 a.m. as Miranda Del Pozo reports from the University of Cincinnati. Students at the College of Medicine are holding a noon peaceful protest on campus today as part of a national movement. What are they hoping to accomplish?

You won't want to miss today's guests:

Tune in at 6:50 a.m. when Richard Harknett, head of UC's political science department, is live in our studio to discuss the Senate Intelligence Committee's torture report. What will the impacts be now that we have the first public accounting of harsh actions and tactics employed after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks?

Be sure to watch at 7:50 a.m. when Angela Keryeski, one of Skilled Care Pharmacy's consultant pharmacists, debunks five myths about the flu vaccine. This is National Influenza Vaccination Week to remind people how important it is to receive a flu vaccination. 

Tune in at 8:10 a.m. when Alaina Norbeck from Cincinnati Premium Outlets in Monroe joins us with the ultimate gift guide under $50.

Plus, Elf on the Shelf at 9:25 a.m. and recipes for delicious holiday appetizers and desserts!

All this and more on FOX19 NOW Morning News.

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