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5 Things You Need To Know - February 21, 2020

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Posted at 6:29 AM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 08:29:01-05

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

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Thousands attend rally for President Trump

President Donald Trump spoke to thousands of supporters Thursday night during a rally at Broadmoor World Arena as part of his Keep America Great reelection campaign. The president landed at Peterson Air Force Base before heading to the World Arena. During his speech, he lashed out at Democratic opponents and touted his own record as president. If you missed the rally, click the link above for a breakdown of the event.
Air Force's Calhoun quiet on Colorado opening

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun and former Arkansas/Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema remain among the top candidates for the Buffaloes opening. After an 11-2 season, News 7 sports reporter Troy Renck confirmed that the 13-year head coach at AFA did interview for the position earlier this week. Calhoun remained quiet about Colorado's vacancy when asked on Thursday.
Sunny and GORGEOUS today!

After what feels like three weeks of cloudy, cold, and snowy weather, we're finally warming up! Sunshine will be prevalent all day with light winds and temperatures back into the 50s for most of the lower elevations. Clear skies and light winds will allow for a very cold night tonight. Clear skies and light winds will allow for a very cold night tonight.
Around Town: Polar Plunge and Carnivale Parade

Pueblo Polar Plunge, 2020 Manitou Carnivale Parade and more events await you this weekend! If you're looking for something to do, News5 has put together a list of local events happening over the weekend that you and your family can enjoy. Have an event you’d like to share? Send an email to at least a week ahead of the event.
Man charged with murder after girlfriend's death

The Pueblo Police Department is investigating the fourth homicide of this year after a woman died from injuries she got in an assault last month. The department was called to the hospital when Nicole Stephenson was taken there for her injuries and arrested 36-year-old Nathan Turner on charges for attempted murder and assault. She was later transferred to a hospital in the Denver area for additional treatment and died on Wednesday.
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