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Good Morning Brighton - Cathy Dedakis and Annette Jacoby

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Dec. 8, 2011.

Here are five tidbits of news and information we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.

And remember, always included in this Monday-Friday feature is a video from someone wishing everyone "good morning" as part of a message to our community. Today's message comes from Cathy Dedakis and Annette Jacoby, owners of Sassafrass Gifts on Main Street.

1. The weather

Today will have a 30 percent chance of snow showers after noon with a high near 36 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Snow showers are likely tonight after midnight with a low around 27 degrees. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent with possible new snow accumulation less than one inch.

2. Gasoline prices

Here's a quick survey of the lowest per-gallon prices for regular gasoline in the Brighton area as of Wednesday night, according to DetroitGasPrices.com via GasBuddy.com:

  • , 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.: $3.22
  • , 11501 Grand River Rd.: $3.27
  • , 5756 Whitmore Lake Rd: $3.27 

3. Live Music at Kahuna Coffee

, 1836 N. Old U.S. 23 in Howell, will host live music tonight at 6 p.m. Listen to Mike Ewing as he brings songs to life with his musical talents and tells the story behind the song. He plays rock 'n roll, folk music and more!

4. Mental Illness Support Group

The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Livingston County will meet at tonight from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The group offers support for parents and primary caregivers who have a child that has been diagnosed with a mental illness or has social, emotional and behavioral challenges in school. Call 517-546-7449 for more information.

5. Trivia

The Brighton area, with its fifty surrounding lakes, became an important source for providing what commodity to suppliers in Detroit and Toledo in the 1930s and 1940s?

Know the answer? Tell us in the comments. 

Wednesday's question: Where do the Brighton Roller Dollz, a roller derby team, practice and host home matches? Answer: Rollerama II.

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