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Good morning, Tri-State! We already broke a cold weather record at minus 2 degrees. Tune in for details.

We broke another weather record already this morning when the thermometer dropped to minus 2 by 4:45 a.m., snapping the previous record of minus 1 in 1967. Meteorologist Frank Marzullo says we could fall a few degrees lower by daybreak. A wind chill advisory is in effect for parts of the Tri-State until 11 a.m. Tune in for the latest forecast at 6 a.m.

Stories you missed overnight and ones to watch on FOX19 NOW Morning News:


All this record breaking cold and snowy weather is driving blood donations down to critical levels. Be sure to watch at 6 a.m. Reporter Dan Wells is live at Hoxworth Blood Center in Downtown Cincinnati. How are officials there trying to deal with the shortage? And how can you help?

Reporter Jessica Brown is live at Northwest High School in Colerain Township. State testing was postponed last week for most districts in Greater Cincinnati when the weather canceled classes. Tune in at 6 a.m. to see when school officials have rescheduled the tests - and why some parents don't want their children testing.

A Green Township man accused of plotting to blow up the U.S. Capitol and shoot government workers is scheduled to be in a federal courthouse today for a pre-trial hearing. Reporter Megan O'Rourke is live outside the courthouse Downtown with the latest information on Chris Cornell and how the FBI is trying to protect their evidence against him.

A Cincinnati law intended to save lives in smoky fires may not be working. A FOX19 investigation by reporter Hagit Limor found the city isn't keeping records that would enforce action.

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

Gov. John Kasich is expected to deliver his State of the State address in Wilmington tonight. Ahead of that, State Rep. Alicia Reece (D-Cincinnati)  will discuss concerns in the black community on FOX19 NOW Morning News at 7:50 a.m. She also will give an update from a "Day of Action" the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus held last week.

Did you know the latest trend in weddings is colored wedding gowns? Be sure to tune in at 8:10 a.m. when Tina Minshall, the general manager of Bridal and Formal in Reading, and her models put on a fashion show.

February is National Children's Dental Health Month. As part of their signature "GrinUp!" project, the Junior League of Cincinnati is educating the public on how to care for children's teeth and the impacts of foods on enamel. Tune in at 8:15 a.m. for important tips and information from Dr. Laurel Goodell, a local dentist and junior league member.

Be sure to watch at 9:35 a.m. when Stacey Morrison, a Cincinnati Children's Hospital psychologist, discusses ways to help ease testing anxieties with your children. American students may be the most tested ones in the world, taking more than 100 million standardized tests every year. The results are critical for school districts' and teachers ratings and performance evaluations. Even well-prepared students can get detailed by nervousness.

All this and more on FOX19 NOW Morning News.

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