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5 Things to Know Today: July 17, 2012

Good morning, White Lake and Highland, here's what you need to know about today.

1. The weather

The National Weather Service says we can expect sunny skies, with a high near 101. Tuesday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

2. Gas prices

According to DetroitGasPrices.com, the lowest reported gasoline price in the White Lake area as of Monday night was $3.49 per gallon at the gas station. In Highland, the Citgo station on Milford Road had the lowest gas price, $3.47.

3. On this day in history

According to History.com, Disneyland, Walt Disney's metropolis of nostalgia, fantasy, and futurism, opens on July 17, 1955. The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres of former orange groves in Anaheim, California, and soon brought in staggering profits. Today, Disneyland hosts more than 14 million visitors a year, who spend close to $3 billion.

4. In the news

Stay cool with these tips.

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