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5 things you need to know - November 22, 2019

Posted at 5:53 AM, Nov 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 10:02:58-05

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

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Pueblo moves forward with plan to unplug from Black Hills

The proposal put forward Thursday seems to answer voters' doubts by seeking an agreement from a third party to run the utility. Under this plan, Pueblo would condemn and acquire all of Black Hills' transmission lines, transformers, customers meters and other infrastructure that make up the local grid.
Friends, family remember Kelsey Berreth as kind, loving mother

A year after her tragic passing, the life of a young mother gone too soon will not be forgotten. That's the message family and friends of Kelsey Berreth, 29, have shared since she went missing. The Woodland Park Police Department is hosting a candlelight vigil tonight at 6 p.m., on the one-year anniversary of Berreth's death, at Memorial Park.
Live blog: Slick roads and snow impacts commutes

Overnight snowfall with a layer of ice underneath is causing hazardous driving conditions for the Friday morning commute. A winter weather advisory is in effect for El Paso, Teller, Pueblo, eastern Fremont, Huerfano counties until 11 am. We are keeping up with any updates on road conditions for you this morning.
Colorado native may be named among best running backs in NFL history

A former Pueblo football player who made it big in the NFL could be chosen as one of the greatest running backs ever. Pueblo Central graduate Earl "Dutch" Clark is on the short list to be selected as one of the 12 best running backs in NFL history.
Jury finds De'Von Bailey's cousin not guilty of assault

The cousin of De'Von Bailey was found not guilty of assault by an El Paso County jury that heard evidence in the incident that lead up to the August 3, 2019 officer-involved shooting. According to the call to 911, a young man told police he was on E Fountain Blvd when two men armed with a pistol confronted him and demanded his belongings. He said in the incident with two black males one knocked him down then the other pulled out a gun.