11 Things You Need to Know for Monday, August 12

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(WXIA) -- Want to start your day off being in the know without spending a lot of time with loads of news stories? Use this list - the top 11 local and national headlines that will be talked about on Monday. 

1. Fannin County will NOT start school today

Students in Fannin County are getting an unexpected day off from school Monday. Classes are cancelled across the county because of a large water main break.

2. Mosquito magnets

You might be a mosquito magnet. There are five reasons why some are more attractive to mosquitoes than others.

3. West Midtown now cool and culinary

Lots of changes have come to West Midtown, and it's getting the attention of some food and wine aficionados nationwide.

4. High-tech football helmets 

Georgia Southern University bought a system called HITS, which stands for Helmet Impact Telemetry System.

5. Fruit, veggie prices up 

Farmers in eastern Georgia say heavy rain this summer has translated to higher prices at fruit and vegetable stands.

6. Man charged with a DeKalb County Police Officer's death in court

The man charged in connection with a DeKalb County Police Officer's death is scheduled to appear in court Monday morning. Gregory Lee Harvey Jr. faces several felony charges, including murder.

7. Chevron robbery suspect at large

A lone suspect is accused of robbing a southeast Atlanta Chevron Monday morning.

8. Waffle House robbed in Alpharetta 

A north Fulton County Waffle House was reportedly robbed Monday morning.

9. Tipster says man, girl seemed out of place in Idaho

Mark John, a retired Idaho deputy sheriff who was riding horses with his wife and another couple last week, said he talked twice with the pair that had been the object of a massive FBI manhunt across the West.

10. Plan you week - rain or shine

The seven day forecast shows what the weather looks like for the rest of the week. 

11. Monday means more fun!

Check out 11Alive's event calendar for Monday entertainment. 


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