5 Things You Should Know This Morning

PHOTO: Sophia Tatton, 7, of Washington, cools off in the fountains at Georgetown Waterfront Park, in Washington, on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Temperatures across the Northeast are expected to approach triple digits.

Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Oil Princes Down

Oil prices are at $78 a barrel – their lowest point in nearly nine months. And gas prices are below $3 a gallon in South Carolina and Virginia and several other southern states could see a dip below $3 for gas, as well.

2. Jerry Sandusky Trial

Jurors sent a note to the judge in the Jerry Sandusky trial on Thursday night saying they want to review the testimony of Mike McQueary and Dr. Dranov. The judge said they will figure out the request overnight and address it first thing when court resumes at 9 a.m. Friday morning.

3. Mount Rainier Ranger Killed in Rescue

A climbing ranger at Mount Rainier in Washington died while trying to rescue four injured climbers from Texas. Three of the four injured climbers have now been rescued – one remains on the mountain in a safe location with Mount Rainier National Park climbing rangers.

4. Heat Wave

Record-breaking heat burned up parts of the Northeast for the second day in a row, breaking several records from Delaware to Vermont. The National Weather Service reported that at least eight temperature records were broken across the country on Thursday.

5. Miami Heat Win NBA Finals

The Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night to win the NBA Finals in five games. LeBron James had 26 points and said it was the "happiest day of his life."

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