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5 things you need to know - January 13, 2020

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Posted at 5:59 AM, Jan 13, 2020

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

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Two major ordinances on Monday's agenda for Pueblo City Council

Pueblo City Council will release a new ordinance Monday related to the city's ongoing plan to create its own public utility company. Also on the agenda for Monday's City Council Meeting is a 10-year tax break that could benefit the planned long rail expansion at the EVRAZ steel mill.
'Multiple' victims stabbed in downtown Colorado Springs

The Colorado Springs Police Department has confirmed eight people were taken to area hospitals after an overnight stabbing spree in and around downtown Colorado Springs. Police said the incident began around 1:30 a.m. and continued until 2:12 a.m. when they were able to take the suspect into custody.
Very windy today in the mountains and out across the plains

Dry across the region but with lots of wind in and out of the mountains. Sunshine will start warming the air this morning, and as it rises up towards the jet stream, we'll start seeing the winds increase. We'll see 40 to 50 mph gusts in the mountains and valleys today, with 30 to 40 mph gusts along most of the interstate.
Pentagon identifies 2 soldiers killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan

Two U.S. service members were killed and two others injured Saturday when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a statement. The Taliban took responsibility for Saturday’s attack. A Taliban spokesman, Qari Yusouf Ahmadi, said it occurred in the southern Kandahar province.
Person killed in car crash on I-25, State Trooper somehow involved

One person was killed along I-25 south of Fountain Sunday evening in a two-car crash. The crashed happened at around 8:10 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-25 near the exit to Pikes Peak International Raceway. A state trooper was somehow involved, but State Patrol did not specify how.