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Polar air shatters records

Good Wednesday Morning from the Daybreak Team! Be prepared, it's going to be another cold one!!

Watch THE News at Daybreak on WTOC-TV for these stories. Check WTOC.com later today to see these stories online. This morning email tells you what's coming up on the morning newscast and alerts you to some cool things on WTOC.com.

Here's a list of the headlines you can expect to see this morning on THE News at Daybreak:

  • We'll have the latest updates on the polar air that has been shattering records up and down the eastern seaboard and across the South. 
  • A bond hearing for a former South Georgia banker accused of losing millions of investor dollars before vanishing is scheduled for today. We'll have the latest on the case. 
  • South Carolina power company SCE&G says they expect energy use to remain high as extreme cold temperatures continue. We'll tell you ways to conserve energy. 
  • The Savannah Downtown Business Association will host Mayor Andy Berke from Chattanooga, Tenn., at today's monthly luncheon. We'll have details on Berke's visit. 
  • Jamie Ertle will have morning traffic updates. Email your traffic tips to traffic@wtoc.com.
  • Dave Turley will have Wednesday's chilly weather forecast.

Here's a list of things you can check out on WTOC.com:  

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Don't miss THE News at Daybreak with Mike CihlaBrandi CummingsDave Turley, and Jamie Ertle.

Have a good one and stay warm!

~The Daybreak Team

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