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5 things you need to know - December 4, 2019

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Posted at 6:04 AM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 08:07:09-05

Good morning southern Colorado! Here's what you need to know on your Wednesday morning.

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Cloudy and cold today before weak snow chance Thursday

Gloomy is the best way to describe the forecast in southern Colorado today. Cloud cover will keep the skies gray, and the temperatures chilly through the afternoon. The winds will stay light with dry skies across the region with snow expected west across the Continental Divide, especially in the morning.
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House to take next step in impeachment process this morning

The House of Representatives is set to begin drafting articles of impeachment today following two weeks full of testimony from an array of government officials, including those who conduct foreign affairs with Ukraine. The House's Judiciary Committee will call upon four witnesses to provide an academic perspective on impeachment.
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Traffic signal installation on Marksheffel to leave one lane open Wednesday

A new traffic signal is being installed at Marksheffel Road and Meadowbrook Parkway this evening. During this time, one lane in each direction on Marksheffel will remain open. If you're driving through this area, plan ahead and drive with caution.
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Pueblo County to repair Overton Road

A road that suffered flood damage more than four years ago is finally going to be repaired. Back in 2015, a major flood flowed through Fountain Creek, making the road crumble. The county now has federal funding to fix the road.
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Colorado Springs Utilities light exchange program underway

The holiday season can be a stressful time, especially financially for many families. Which is part of the reason why Colorado Springs Utilities is offering up some help for people to exchange their old lights for LED ones. The program is year round, but by offering a discount on LED lights- the program can collect money to help those who need it during hard times.