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5 things you need to know - December 20, 2019

Posted at 5:58 AM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 07:58:42-05

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Friday morning.

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North Gate projects bringing new entertainment to Colorado Springs

A multi-million dollar construction project will soon bring more entertainment options to Colorado Springs. New construction within Polaris Pointe near North Gate will include Crush Golf a modern, year-round driving range and AirCity360, a fun center featuring trampoline areas and a ninja course.
Pueblo Police searching for suspects in teen's shooting death

The Pueblo Police Department is asking for help locating two suspect's in the death of Robert Sandoval, 15, earlier this month. Officers were called to the 1700 block of Ash St. around 2 p.m. on Dec. 8 after a reported shooting and found Sandoval dead in the alley.
Wrapping up this week with sunshine and warm weekend ahead

Temperatures are starting in the teens and 20s in southern Colorado. This afternoon will be sunny and temperatures will slowly climb to the 40s for most of our area for highs. A high pressure system moves in for the weekend, allowing temperatures to warm significantly, up to 20 degrees above average.
House passes Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico

The deal for the most part keeps NAFTA intact. It now addresses digital trade, imposes stricter labor and environmental enforcement provisions, and also nudges open the Canadian dairy market to US farmers. It also requires more of a car's parts to be made in North America in order to remain free from tariffs.
Pueblo West board budgets for new aquatics center in 2020

The Pueblo West public swimming pool was built more than 40 years ago when the population of the community was closer to 1,500 people. Voters said "yes" to two ballot measures asking for tax money to help pay for a new aquatics center to replace it, with the board budgeting $430,000 to help get the process started.