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5 things you need to know - November 11, 2019

Colorado Springs
Donald Trump
Posted at 5:49 AM, Nov 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-11 07:49:45-05

Good morning southern Colorado! Here's what you need to know on your Monday morning.

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These restaurants are honoring vets, active duty by offering free meal on Veterans Day

As a thank you to veterans and active duty of the U.S. armed forces, dozens of restaurants are offering free meals on Monday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. Offers are good for Monday only unless noted. Offers are at participating locations only, and most offers require proof of service.
Rare celestial event to feature Mercury and the Sun

According to NASA, Mercury will pass directly between the Sun and Earth, causing a small part of the Sun to be obscured by Mercury’s shadow. You can safely view this at two observation events are happening in Colorado Springs starting at 7 a.m. and lasting about four hours.
Cold and windy this morning with light snow

A cold front overnight has delivered flurries, strong wind, and deep cold to Colorado overnight. Not much more than flurries started falling past midnight, but two snow bands up in Denver could still bring another round of flurries or light snow over Monument Hill in the morning.
Impeachment inquiry goes public

Democrats will take their case to the American people that President Donald Trump should be impeached and they'll do it by introducing public testimony from career State Department employees, who will testify under oath to things they've already talked about in private.
CSPD looking for road rage suspect who allegedly wielded gun

The Colorado Springs Police Department said the victim was leaving the area of Walmart on E. Woodmen when the suspect vehicle pulled up along side them. A passenger in the suspect vehicle began yelling at the victim and then pointed a black, semi-automatic pistol at the victim, according to police.