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5 Things You Need To Know - March 4, 2020

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Posted at 5:59 AM, Mar 04, 2020

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

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Pueblo seen as bellwether community for 2020 election

Even though the presidential primary election has passed, Pueblo is still being watched by some national media outlets. National Public Radio named the Home of Heroes one of its 8 Key Places that Will Explain 2020. Journalists from member stations will interview Pueblo voters periodically until election day in November to help gauge where the national race is headed.
Input wanted about e-bikes in Southern Colorado

As the popularity of e-bikes in the country increases, southern Colorado is looking at bringing in more e-bikes to the area. The e-bike trend also brings questions of if and where they should be allowed. Now, leaders of the Colorado Springs Parks Department are hearing from multiple sides on the e-bike issue to set boundaries.
Sunny, breezy, and gorgeous today

Today's weather conditions will continue this week's warm trend with sunny skies and a stronger afternoon breeze to help push highs in the 60s and a few 70s. In the lower elevations, we are going to see a stronger westerly breeze to help push highs up this afternoon.
AP: Bernie Sanders wins Colorado’s presidential primary

Bernie Sanders rolled to a demonstrative victory in Colorado’s Democratic presidential primary, a Super Tuesday showing that underscored the state’s shift to the left among young voters. In its first presidential primary in 20 years, Colorado saw a last-minute surge of votes among Democrats and independents, who for the first time cast ballots without having to affiliate with either major party.
Letecia Stauch chooses not to fight extradition to Colorado on first-degree murder charges

The stepmother of Gannon Stauch has decided not to fight her extradition to Colorado on charges of first-degree murder, child abuse resulting in death, tampering with a deceased human body and tampering with physical evidence. Letecia Stauch appeared via video conference with a judge in Horry County Tuesday morning.
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