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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - One word - sunshine!!

Get ready for a spectacular day, Cleveland! Brilliant sunshine coupled with warm temperatures will make a downright wonderful Thursday. You might want to take that lunch break outside this afternoon. Check out your Ford First Alert Forecast HERE for complete details.

You definitely want to check out real-time road conditions before hitting the open road this Thursday morning. Oh, and don't forget the shades!

Here are just a few stories we are working on this hour.

It's April 1st - Census Day. Communities nationwide are urging their residents to take 10 minutes to fill out and mail back their 2010 Census forms if they haven't already done so. This, as an alert goes out for people to keep an eye out for scammers. Complete details coming up in less than 15 minutes.

The city of Independence is mourning the death of a senior officer from the fire department. The 30-year veteran died while on duty.

The city of Cleveland has released the findings of an outside commission formed by Mayor Frank Jackson to look at how city cops handle missing person cases. This, after the bodies of eleven women were found in and around suspected serial killer Anthony Sowell's Imperial Avenue home last November. Find out what was in the commission's final review.

Plus, the Cleveland Indians rewarding good deeds. Find out how you can volunteer your time and score some tickets to cheer on the Tribe.

So grab that remote and your first cup of coffee and join us for these stories and more on 19 Action News This Morning!

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