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School Budget Shortfall

Good Tuesday morning it's Gray. Here's a look at some of the stories you will want to catch before you leave the house on 12 News Today. If you missed out, we will have highlights of yesterday's Inauguration festivities.

An Off-Track betting parlor could move in next door to a pre-school in Henrico County. The school's owner says he doesn't want drinking and gambling anywhere near kids. He's taking his fight to county leaders today.

We expect to learn more about what cuts are in store for Richmond Public Schools. The Superintendent will present her budget to the school board tonight. It is expected to include a 12 to 13 million dollar shortfall.

We are following a Health Alert, regular Aspirin users may have an increased risk for Macular Degeneration -- a leading cause of blindness. Researchers in Australia studied more than two thousand adults over a fifteen-year period. They found those who used aspirin regularly -- defined as once or more per week during the past year -- had a significantly increased risk for Macular Degeneration.

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