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Here's what we're working on tonight for THE News.

First on THE News Now:

The Savannah-Chatham school board has voted to approve proposed changes to a major redistricting plan. Education reporter Brooke Kelley was at the board meeting today and she'll have all the details.

A Savannah business is giving back this holiday season, but with some assembly required. Big John Wetherbee is at Wells Fargo where employees are building bikes for children in need and found out how they're turning friendly competition into a good cause.

Next on THE News at 5:00:

Tax time isn't too far away and if you're looking to get a tax break from holiday donations, you only have two weeks to get them in before the end of the year. Don Logana spoke with the experts who have some end of the year tax tips.

Widening on US Highway 17 in Beaufort and Colleton counties continues around Gardens Corner. The construction comes after a number of deadly crashes there over the past few years. Lowcountry reporter Jaime Dailey went out there today to see how progress is going on the project.

Then on THE News at 6:00:

A murder trial is underway for a man charged with killing a 14-year-old girl in a Savannah restaurant two years ago. Lynda Figueredo is in the courtroom for the first day of testimony and spoke with the victim's family about the case.

Recent heavy rain and rising waters are still causing problems for many residents in the Coastal Empire. Bureau chief Dal Cannady was in Bulloch County today to check on some of the worst hit areas.

Tune in tonight for these and all of today's top stories and don't forget to check out wtoc.com any time for the latest news, sports and weather.

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