Six things to know – 1/27/16

Here are six things to know for today.

One person is dead and six other members of the group occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon have been arrested. The group’s leader Ammon Bundy was among those arrested. The FBI will have a news conference this morning on the latest.

Donald Trump will not be at the Republican debate in Iowa tomorrow. Rand Paul has also been bumped up to the main stage in the last debate before the Iowa caucus.

Brazil is bringing in over 200,000 troops to battle the mosquitoes blamed for spreading the Zika virus. So far, the CDC has issued travel advisories or bans for 22 countries because of the virus.

Affluenza teen Ethan Couch is no longer fighting deportation from Mexico. According to Couch’s lawyer he will return to Texas in the next few days to face charges.

The re-construction project of Kentucky Avenue will shut down South 21st Street today where it crosses Kentucky Avenue. The road is expected to reopen sometime next week.

You never need an excuse to eat cake, but here’s one, today is national chocolate cake day.

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