Good Morning Brighton

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Jan. 11, 2013.

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

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1. The weather

Today will be rainy, with a high near 52 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 44 degrees.

2. Gasoline prices

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

  • Costco, 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd: $3.27
  • Sunoco, 602 W Grand River Ave: $3.29
  • Meijer, 8650 W Grand River Ave: $3.29

3. Brighton Area Networking Group Meets

The Brighton Area Networking Group (BANG) will meet today at 8:30 a.m. at Two Brothers Coffee.

4. Paint & Pour

Studio West Gallery will host a Paint & Pour party today at 7 p.m. Bring your favorite beverages and snacks to Studio West, and make sure to show up early to pour yourself a drink. Our gifted instructor will walk you, step by step, through replicating that day’s featured painting. Classes run for approximately 2-3 hours with FREQUENT sip breaks. You will leave with a painting that is uniquely yours, and we guarantee you will be amazed at the artwork you will have created.

5. On This Day in History

According to History.com, on this day in 1937, a riot broke out between General Moters (GM) auto workers on strike and police officers at the Fisher Body Plant No. 2 in Flint. Police tried to prevent strikers from receiving food deliveries from supporters on the outside. Strikers and police officers alike were injured in the melee, which was later nicknamed the "Battle of the Running Bulls."


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