5 Things You Need To Know Before You Go : December 17, 2013

December 17th, 2013 at 6:18 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

5. Buy a ticket and take your chances on being a mult-millionaire. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $586 million. If nobody wins tonight or friday the jackpot for the christmas eve drawing could reach one billion dollars. That’s a level never seen in any lottery anywhere. Tonight’s total could go beyond $585-million.

4. Deputies in Santa Fe County want your help in catching a couple of vandals who cost Pojoaque High School thousands. They beat out windows, probably with a bat causing $20 thousand worth of damage. This is the second time the school’s been hit this semester. If you know who did it there’s a crimestoppes reward of up to $15 hundred dollars.

3. The New Mexico Activities Association is considering a change in its rules following an incident at a game where one player, essentially decked another, and it was caught on video. The kid throwing the punch was not penalized and allowed to play in another game. As a result of that, the association is looking at using video to retroactively dole out punishment for bad sportsmanship the ref may have missed. after a infraction at a sporting event.

2. Drivers on I-25 and Paseo del Norte from 9pm tonight until 5am tomorrow morning. I-25 southbound is completely closed at Paseo as they’re relocating gas lines and that closure will continue thru Friday. Effective this morning, Paseo over I-25 is reduced to one lane in each direction so be prepared for a new traffic configuration out there.

1. Today will be mostly sunny with highs in the lower to mid 50s. Tonight will be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s.

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