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What you need to know: Jan. 18

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What you need to know: Jan. 18
What you need to know: Jan. 18

Good morning, North State.

Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan.

18.

Welcome back.

Here's what you need to know to start your day.

Happening today - events to celebrate the life of civil right activist doctor martin luther king.

This year - chico's 40th celebration will be virtual.

The event will start at 2 o'clock.

Find a link for that on our website action news now dot com.

Also - redding will hold a virtual car parade at 11 this morning - streamed on the city of redding facebook page.### we saw an outage this morning in one part of butte county..

This is an image from pg&e's outage map..

Service has now been restored to the more than a thousand people in areas of magalia and paradise who lost power ..

We are working to find out more about what caused this outage..

Los angeles is the first county in the u-s to record one- million covid cases... public health officials say the county's transmission rate has increased more than a thousand percentage since november.

Overall, our state is reporting more than two-point- nine million confirmed cases...### california congressman lou correa says he tested positive for the coronavirus... correa is the latest house member to report testing positive since dozens of lawmakers huddled together for protection during the capitol insurrection.

His office said correa received the first dose of the pfizer- biontech vaccine on dec.

19th, but has not received the second shot that would have boosted his immunity to about 95%.

## this morning - we are a little more than 48 hours away from swearing in a new president amid unprecedented security in the nation's capitol.

15-thousand national guard troops have joined federal agents and police to ensure the transition is not interrupted by violence..

This weekend saw some armed demonstrations at state capitols - though they were small and peaceful.### the f-b-i is asking for help identifying seven men suspected of assaulting a d-c police officer during the riot at the u-s capitol.

Officer mike fanone said he was struck with a taser multiple times and beaten with a flag on january 6-th... he is now recovering from a mild heart attack.

Photos show the men in crowds.

Anyone who can identify the suspects is asked to contact the fbi.

This morning... the i-r-s is delaying the start of the 2020 filing season..

That change ... after the agency had to distribute another round of covid relief in december..

The new filing season won't start until february 12th.... the irs is recommending that taxpayers submit their returns electronically and use direct deposit.

Despite the late start, the deadline for filing remains april

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