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Bad weather across a part of the nation is causing big problems Monday. In southeast Michigan, about 16,000 customers were without power. A mix of snow and freezing rain closed hundreds of schools and left roads in a mess. But there is some good news: a warm spell is in store for metro Detroit.

Rumors are circulating linking ESPN commentator, Jon Gruden to the Dallas Cowboys head coaching position. What's fueling the speculation is three assistant coaches with strong Gruden ties have been hired recently by the team. One source with the Cowboys calls the rumors ridiculous. Gruden has been working in television since he was fired by the Bucs after the 2008 season.

Los Angeles police are investigating singer Chris Brown after a fight over a parking space in west Hollywood. Authorities are accusing Brown of punching someone Sunday night. TMZ says the incident involved Grammy nominee Frank Ocean. Brown attacked singer Rihanna in 2009.

The thriller "Argo" continues to steamroll through awards season, winning the top honor for overall cast performance at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. SAG's lead-acting honors Sunday went to Jennifer Lawrence for her role as a troubled widow in the romance, "Silver Linings Playbook."

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