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5 Things You Need to Know - February 19, 2020

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D20 Snow Plow Crash
Posted at 5:57 AM, Feb 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-19 07:57:55-05

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

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From parking to protests: what to know for President Trump rally

President Donald Trump is making his way to Colorado Springs tomorrow, as the clock is ticking ahead of the presidential primary on March 3. The event is expected to bring in thousands to fill Broadmoor World Arena, with people coming in from different parts of the state and neighboring states.
Colorado Springs Chamber launches Space Command campaign

A major push is happening to make Colorado Springs the permanent home of U.S. Space Command. The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC is launching a national campaign to promote Springs as the ideal location for the newly established Space Force. Organizers are hopeful that this campaign will get the attention of President Trump, especially during his upcoming visit at the Broadmoor World Arena.
More snow headed to southern Colorado tonight through tomorrow

Cloudy and cold with areas of fog and even isolated drizzle/flurries possible early this morning. Most of us will be dry today ahead of our next snow system that moves in late today and snows through the overnight hours. This system will leave early Thursday morning, but dump heavy accumulations over the region mainly along and south of Highway 50 into the mountains.
D20 plow driver dead after crash on icy road

Winter-weather conditions yesterday led to crash that ultimately left an Academy District 20 plow driver dead. At the time of the crash, the roadway on Gleneagle Drive was snow-covered and icy as well as actively snowing. Colorado State Patrol said 27-year-old Stephen Houston failed to negotiate the curve and traveled off the left side of the roadway.
Pueblo Police arrest suspect after body found in Bessemer area

The Pueblo Police Department has arrested a suspect in a homicide investigation that began Monday evening when officers found a body in the Bessemer area. Officers arrested 22-year-old Rashad Jackson on second-degree murder charges and investigators say this is a domestic violence-related homicide.
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