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5 things you need to know - January 10, 2020

sunrise Colorado Springs Landon Harris
Garden of the Gods
Posted at 5:49 AM, Jan 10, 2020

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

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Iran denies it's responsible for plane crash that killed 176

Iran is denying a missile hit a Ukrainian airplane that crashed near Tehran this week. Western leaders say the plane appeared to have been unintentionally hit by an Iranian missile, just hours after Iran launched a series of ballistic missiles on two American bases in Iraq, in retaliation for the killing of its top general in a U.S. airstrike.
Gov. Polis looks to future in 2020 State of the State speech

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis looked to the future in his second State of the State address Thursday at the state Capitol, telling the lawmakers and others gathered that while the state of the state is strong, there is much needed to be done to ensure it remains strong in the decades ahead and for the next generations.
Colder day with possible snow

Today will be much colder than the last couple of days. Clouds will move in through the morning, but gradually clear through the late afternoon. Snow wise the trend is mostly dry along i-25 and in the mountain valleys with a quick burst of snow is possible for these zones from about 7 to 10 a.m.
Wolf pack evidence suggests migration to Colorado

Native wolves were eradicated here decades ago. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers believe there is strong evidence that at least one pack of gray wolves is living in our state. Colorado voters will be asked this fall whether to deliberately reintroduce more gray wolves on Western Slope.
Garden of the Gods Foothills Trail set to reopen Saturday

Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, has been closed since July due to work on a flood mitigation project. Parks officials determined the need for flash flood mitigation along Camp Creek and the North and South Douglas Creek watersheds after the Waldo Canyon Fire in 2012.