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5 stories to follow: Dec. 10

Here's your daily look at five stories to know about:

5 stories to follow: Dec. 10

Joe Coffee of Cherry Hill waited until after watching the Eagles victory over Detroit before clearing the snow from his Jeep on West Ormand Avenue.
Joe Coffee of Cherry Hill waited until after watching the Eagles victory over Detroit before clearing the snow from his Jeep on West Ormand Avenue. DAVID M WARREN / Staff Photographer

Here's your daily look at five stories to know about:

1. More snow: Another winter storm is slated to hit the Philadelphia area today, with several inches of snow forecasted to fall in most areas. The snow is expected to move into the area by 7 or 8 a.m., with the heaviest snow falling between 9 a.m. and noon. John Bolaris will provide storm updates in a live chat on Philly.com, starting at 8 a.m. Many schools are closed today in advance of the storm, and officials in Philadelphia and New Jersey are gearing up to clear roads.

2. Mandela memorial: World leaders are gathering in South Africa to honor Nelson Mandela, who died Dec. 5 in his Johannesburg home. President Obama is among those delivering eulogies. Watch live coverage of the memorial from the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

3. Charter fraud trial: The $6.7 million fraud trial for charter school founder Dorothy June Brown is wrapping up. Brown is accused of defrauding Agora Cyber Charter School and three others she founded, then scheming with other former administrators in a cover-up. Closing arguments are slated to begin this morning.

4. Eagles game beating: A Center City business owner and Detroit Lions fan says a group of Eagles fans beat him unconscious outside Lincoln Financial Field after Philadelphia's win over the Lions on Sunday. Police say detectives have spoken with the man, who was treated at a hospital for a concussion and other injuries, and are searching for surveillance video.

5. Hall & Oates for the Hall of Fame: Today is the last day to vote for Philadelphia soul duo Hall & Oates, who are among the 16 nominees on the fan favorites list for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The hall will take the top five fan favorites into consideration in its voting process for induction.

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