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5 Things You Need To Know - January 4, 2021

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Posted at 6:15 AM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 08:15:43-05

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

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Red counties moving to Orange today, including El Paso and Pueblo counties

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis asked the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Wednesday evening to move counties currently in Level Red on the state's COVID-19 dial to Level Orange today as the number of cases and ICU capacity have seen a "sustained" decline over the past 13 days. El Paso and Pueblo counties are among the Colorado counties moving to Level Orange, opening up indoor dining once more.
Pet owners in Colorado Springs neighborhood speak up as dogs have been poisoned, beaten

Several pet owners in the Skyway neighborhood are speaking out after multiple dogs have been poisoned in recent weeks. After one woman's dog was poisoned, she posted on the Nextdoor app and in just a short period of time she found out her dog wasn't the only dog this had happened to in the neighborhood.
Mild and calm weather to start your week!

We're looking at a calm and boring weather pattern to start the week, but that's a good thing! We'll have no rain or snow to get in the way of your commutes and the winds will be fairly light today other than a gusty breeze in the mountains. Highs will be in the 40s and lower 50s today and we'll fall to the 20s overnight.
Trump, on tape, presses Georgia election official to 'find' Trump votes

President Donald Trump is heard on tape pleading with Georgia’s election chief to overturn Joe Biden's win in the state, suggesting in a telephone call that the official “find” enough votes to hand Trump the victory. The conversation was the latest step in an unprecedented effort by a sitting American president to reverse the outcome of a free and fair election that he lost.
The Review & Preview: What southern Coloradans need to know this week

With so much information being announced daily about the COVID-19 pandemic, News5 has put together review and preview of what is going on in Southern Colorado as it pertains to the virus. Looking ahead this week, we will continue to focus on the transition from local businesses as counties move to Level Orange on the COVID-19 dial.
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