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5 things you need to know - January 15, 2020

Western Pueblo County
Posted at 6:09 AM, Jan 15, 2020

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

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Two bodies found near off ramp by Ray Nixon Power Plant

Law enforcement officials are conducting an investigation after authorities found two bodies near the I-25 off ramp by the Ray Nixon Power Plant Tuesday night. Authorities said they were on the look out for a vehicle when they located it near mile marker 125. At this time there is no information available on the description of the victims, how they died or who they are.
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Delay over, House to send articles of impeachment to Senate

The House is set to vote to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate for a landmark trial on whether the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress are grounds for removal. After the midday Wednesday vote, House managers named to prosecute the case will walk the articles across the Capitol this evening.
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Chilly today with less wind across the region

We're expecting chilly weather across the forecast region today with breezy conditions. The winds today will be far less intense compared to Tuesday afternoon, but we'll still grab a few 20 to 30 mph gusts in and around the mountains. Daytime highs will be in the 40s today in the lower elevations.
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News5 Investigates: Free parks, but not for commercial photographers under new city plan

The City of Colorado Springs is considering charging commercial photographers $500 for an annual permit to take pictures at Garden of the Gods. A photo permit for all other parks excluding Garden of the Gods would be $250 annually. Photographers tell us the proposed permit fee popped up out of nowhere and they want answers from the city.
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Human remains found in Monument Valley Park

The Colorado Springs Police Department investigators, the El Paso County Coroner, and investigators with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are all working together to learn more about human remains found by hikers off a trail in Monument Valley Park.