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5 Things You Need To Know - March 23, 2020

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"No need to panic" Truckers say they will keep going through pandemic
Posted at 5:59 AM, Mar 23, 2020

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

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Al Stauch releases statement after son's remains possibly found in Florida

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that human remains found in Florida were "tentatively identified" as those of Gannon Stauch. Gannon Stauch's father, Al Stauch, released his first public statement Sunday following the news that his son was potentially found in Florida.
Colorado AG calls for statewide pause on eviction proceedings

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser's office released a statement calling for a statewide pause on eviction proceedings during the COVID-19 state of emergency. The Colorado Supreme Court has left this decision up to local judges. According to the AG's office, courts in Denver, Mesa, Weld, and Boulder counties have already decided to suspend eviction proceedings.
Warmer and windy with high fire danger

The big weather story today is isolated thunderstorms across the Pikes Peak Region and northern plains with high fire danger from Pueblo south and east through the lower plains. The winds will get stronger as the humidity drops this afternoon, prompting Red Flag Warnings and elevating fire conditions.
Truckers working around the clock to stock shelves during COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 can be seen across the country within grocery stores, where certain aisles are in high demand. However, News5 met with a truck driver, who said there's no need to panic buy, because they are doing their best to restock those shelves with supplies.
Coronavirus in Colorado: Latest COVID-19 updates across the state

Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Colorado, with the statewide total at 591 as of Sunday afternoon, including six deaths. And more closures have been announced, too, including executive action by Gov. Jared Polis this week shutting down all dining at restaurants and bars.
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