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Here's what we're working on tonight...

From Managing Editor George Sells:

As of 6 p.m., much of the Metro Baton Rouge area is under an official winter storm warning. That means freezing precipitation is a virtual certainty. The warning continues until 2 p.m. Tomorrow.

Major public school systems are announcing closings including East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Livingston and the Felicianas. You can find a complete list on WAFB.COM.

One of Baton Rouge's biggest air carriers, American Airlines, reports cancellations, not because of the weather here, but because of a winter storm at American's hub at Dallas-Fort Worth.

A major story on the national side: Former President Bill Clinton was rushed to a New York hospital with chest pains today. Two stents were placed in his chest. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was seen leaving the State Department in a rush after the reports. Bill Clinton is 63.

The sun has been shining in New York today after two brutal snow storms and that seems to have left a positive note on Wall Street. Dow Jones Industrials closed up 106 points.

Join us for 9News at 5 p.m. with Paul Gates, followed by the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric at 5:30, and Donna Britt and me at 6 p.m.

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