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5 things you need to know - November 21, 2019

San Luis Valley sunrise
Patrick Frazee and Kelsey Berreth
Posted at 5:45 AM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 07:45:35-05

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

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San Isabel Electric makes offer to help Pueblo operate public utility

Another southern Colorado electricity provider is offering to help the City of Pueblo to unplug from its current provider. San Isabel Electric is proposing to the council it will offer its services to help Pueblo create a municipal electric utility if they are contracted.
Sticks of butter, meat options needed for Thanksgiving meal baskets

Volunteers at Crossfire Ministries are putting together Thanksgiving Day meals for 1,200 families in need who live in El Paso County. Volunteers will distribute these meal baskets on Monday. Donations can be dropped off today or Friday to be packed over the weekend.
Light snow and freezing temperatures today

Temperatures will stay in the 30s and 20s all day today, falling into the lower 20s overnight until Friday morning. Snow will develop over the interstate and plains closer to the late morning and lunch hours, with periods of snow in the plains through the afternoon.
How cell phone analysis helped convict Patrick Frazee of murder

In a case lacking physical evidence of a crime, the Federal Bureau of Investigation relied on digital evidence to show something happened to Kelsey Berreth. Knowing cell phone records were pivotal in the case, News5 sat down with local cell phone expert Mark Pfoff for a look at how the cell phone analysis is done.
Impeachment inquiry hearings: Fiona Hill, David Holmes to testify on Thursday

Former White House staffer Dr. Fiona Hill and diplomat David Holmes will take the stand this morning in the fifth day of public impeachment hearings held by the House Intelligence Committee. Hill served as President Donald Trump's top advisor on Russia from 2017 through this summer.