Five Things: Medford's Grad, Dropout Rates

City Council holds a committee of the whole meeting tonight.

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Good morning, Medford! Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Jan. 29:

1. CITY COUNCIL: The Medford City Council is holding a committee of the whole meeting tonight at 6 in Room 207 of Medford City Hall. Here's a look at what they'll be discussing.

2. GRAD, DROPOUT RATES: Take a look at the data released by the state regarding graduation and dropout rates and see how Medford stacks up.

3. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: Did you know Medford Patch is on Facebook? We're trying to get up to 1,000 likes as quickly as possible and we'd love to have your help. If you're on Facebook head over to our page and give us a like!

4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On Jan. 29, 1936, the U.S. Baseball Hall of Fame elects its first members in Cooperstown, N.Y.: Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Matthewson and Walter Johnson. Information courtesy of History.com.

5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy but finally warming up, high of 42. Cloudy tonight with a chance for rain showers or sleet, low of 37.


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