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Good morning, Tri-State! Brief reprieve today from record cold. Tune in for details.

Temperatures are on the rise a bit today after a streak of record cold weather. It won't last long, though. Subzero temperatures and snow are returning, says meteorologist Catherine Bodak. Tune in at 6 a.m. for the updated forecast.

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


Reporter Megan O'Rourke says Cincinnati's police department will graduate its first recruit class in six years this week. How many officers will this add to the force? Tune in at 6 a.m. to find out - and to see why Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell has a special assignment for the group before they walk the beat.

There are five things you should never leave in your car during extreme cold weather. Be sure to watch at 6 a.m. to see which ones. Reporter Dan Wells will demonstrate tips from automotive experts that will keep your vehicle humming even when the thermometer plunges below zero.

Reporter Jessica Brown is live in Colerain Township, where residents and firefighters are teaming up to battle the heroin epidemic by holding a public forum tonight. What can this Hamilton County community do to curtail rising overdoses? Tune in at 6 a.m. to find out.

DEATH WATCH: How long do you have to live? New technolology calculates your statistical life expectancy and figures in other factors like whether your smoke or are overweight. See what happened when we asked two FOX19 NOW employees to wear the device.

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

U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Columbia Tusculum, will call in from Washington D.C. at 6:50 a.m. for a live interview. Can Republicans keep the Homeland Security Department from shutting down on Friday when funding ends? 

How is spring training going for the Cincinnati Reds in Arizona? Batting practice starts today! Get a preview on the upcoming season at 8:10 a.m. FOX19 NOW sports reporter Joe Danneman will call in from Goodyear with a live report. 

Did you know five foods can improve your mood? Find out what they are at 8:15 a.m. Lisa Andrews, owner of Sound Bites Nutrition, will explain their benefits. Some can even reduce blood pressure and diffuse anger

Fox and Hound Bar & Grill in Mason is teaming with the Dragonfly Foundation to support children with cancer. Lindsey Calabrese, event coordinator, and Brian Cunningham, Fox general manager, will be here at 8:45 a.m. to explain the effort and yes, Brian will mix up a couple of cocktails: Vodka Vigilante and Kryptonite Rita!

All this and more on FOX19 NOW Morning News.

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