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5 Things You Need To Know - February 10, 2021

U.S. Capitol Trump impeachment
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Jury selection starts in Donthe Lucas trial
Be aware of social media ad scams during Valentine's Day gift search
Posted at 6:30 AM, Feb 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-10 08:30:49-05

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

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Colorado will get additional 9,000 vaccines a week from federal government

Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday afternoon the state would be receiving an additional 9,000 vaccine doses from the federal government starting next week. The governor said this increase would be for the next three weeks, bringing in an additional 27,000 doses for Coloradans. This week is the first week people 65-and-older are eligible to receive the vaccine along with teachers/educators.
Democrats to open arguments in second Trump impeachment trial today

Arguments in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump will get underway today, one day after Senators upheld the Constitutionality of the trial itself in a 56-44 vote.

House impeachment managers will begin their 16 hours of the allotted time for arguments, which will take place over two days. Impeachment managers will argue how Trump’s words and actions — from the run up to the election to the speech he delivered to supporters moments before the riot began — inspired his supporters to storm the Capitol.
Areas of morning fog with cloudy and cold daytime conditions

Low-level cold air and fog is back in the forecast today. We're starting off with patchy fog in the lower elevations through the morning but we'll be dry in the afternoon. That cold air will keep things at 6,000 feet or lower in the 20s for highs today, but higher elevation zones will warm to the 40s.
"It wasn't right:" Kelsie Schelling's father takes stand, recalls last message from daughter

Kelsie Schelling's father took the stand Tuesday in the Pueblo murder trial in the case of her disappearance. He described the last time he saw her and the last message he received from her that, looking back, he said "wasn't right." A Pueblo officer also took the stand to testify what Donthe Lucas told her happened on Feb. 5, 2013, which the prosecution pointed out did not line up with the initial timeline he gave to a Denver detective.
Be aware of social media ad scams during Valentine's Day gift search

When searching for that perfect Valentine's Day gift, you might not want to click on a social media ad that takes you to an unfamiliar website. If you aren't careful, what you see might not actually be what you get. The ads on social media advertise unbelievable deals and limited time offers, but before you click, buyer beware.

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