Ready to start your day? Here's what you need to know.
1. Today's weather: Warm and humid. Are you surprised? The National Weather Service calls for a high of 85 and a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. But will it really rain this time? Your guess is as good as mine.
2. It's time for another Coffee Night at . Happening from 6-9 p.m., this drop-in workshop lets you observe live glassblowing while having a cup of joe. You can even get in on the action and try glassblowing for yourself, making a little trinket to take home. Everyone should try it at least once!
3. , and golf teams all head to regionals today. in a Division 2 tournament in Grosse Ile, while in a Division 1 matchup. Watch Dearborn Patch this afternoon for results from the tournaments, plus photos of the boys in action.
4. Planning your weekend? Watch for our handy-dandy Get Out weekend planner, which contains all you need to know about our top 5 things to do this weekend. Hint: You will be going outdoors. Weekend planning commences at 11 a.m.
5. In honor of Dearborn's automotive heritage, we bring you Ford Facts. Today's fact: Ford CEO Alan Mulally announced Wednesday that the company plans to hire 7,000 new employees in the U.S. over the next two years. Most jobs will be in manufacturing and design as Ford looks to turn over 50 percent of its vehicle options to small cars by 2020.