Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, March 4 - News, Weather & Sports

Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, March 4

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today:

1. Warmer weather -- A warming trend starts this afternoon, according to WAVE 3 News Storm Tracking Team Meteorologist Christie Dutton. Click here for her forecast.

2. No school -- School's out -- AGAIN -- for thousands of students across WAVE Country because of slick road conditions. Find out what this does to the JCPS calendar.

3. Double fatal crash -- Police haven't ruled out icy conditions as the cause of a car crash that killed two people and injured a third near Bowman Field Monday night. The victims' names are expected to be released later today.

4. Heiner intentions -- Former Louisville Metro Councilman Hal Heiner is expected to enter the 2015 Kentucky governor's race today. The Republican lost the race for Louisville mayor in 2010.

5. Education announcement -- Mayor Greg Fischer, JCPS superintendent Donna Hargens, the Ford Motor Company Fund and others will announce JCPS's status as a Next Generation Learning Community. JCPS is among a select few school districts in the country to join a network that will enhance its 5-star professional career-themed high schools and improve college and career readiness.

6. Same-sex marriage tax -- A measure that would exempt married same-sex couples in Indiana from being recognized in federal tax returns is up for a final vote today. If passed into law, the Indiana bill would split from the IRS by refusing to grant same-sex couples the same tax breaks other couples receive.

7. Fat Tuesday -- People are planning what they'll give up for Lent, which begins tomorrow with Ash Wednesday, so why not indulge the day before as if you're in New Orleans for Mardi Gras?

8. Forecastle lineup -- Organizers of the Forecastle Festival will announce this year's lineup today. Forecastle has grown into one of the largest music festivals in the country. It will be run July 18 to 20 at Waterfront Park.

9. Dallas Robinson -- He didn't bring home a medal, but Kentuckian Dallas Robinson, who competed in the two-man and four-man bobsled competitions at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will be honored today in his home county. Oldham County officials will give Robinson the key to the county.

10. Who did Nick pick? -- A Kent State student has won a date with Olympic bronze medalist Nick Goepper of Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The slopestyle skier held a Twitter contest, asking women to make their most creative bids for a date with him using the hashtag #IWantToDateNickGoepper. Goepper plans to take Annie Rogers to New York City soon.

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