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5 Things You Need To Know - November 25, 2020

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Biden to formally announce nominations for key administration positions
Posted at 6:35 AM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 08:35:35-05

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

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More Coloradans than ever are contagious with COVID-19 as state warns about hospital trends

Heading into the Thanksgiving holiday, more Coloradans are contagious with COVID-19 than ever before, and the state is still on track to exceed intensive care capacity by mid-January, according to the latest data released by health officials Tuesday.

An estimated one in 41 Coloradans are contagious with coronavirus, up from one in 49 last week and a large increase from an estimated one in 110 in recent weeks.
Staying mentally strong while spending the holidays alone

For many of us, this Thursday we might just be sitting down in our kitchens to Thanksgiving eat dinner alone--which just won’t feel right. But it’s important to know you can make the most out of the situation, without letting it compromise your sanity.

Data released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment came in a news conference Tuesday, in which Gov. Jared Polis and state epidemiologist Rachel Herlihy urged Coloradans to limit their gatherings for Thanksgiving.
Bitter cold Wednesday morning with nice warm up

It is dry and cold this morning! Highs will rebound nicely for Wednesday and Thanksgiving Day, warming back into the 40s and 50s. For a look at the full forecast, click the link above.
Biden formally announces six nominations for key administration positions

On Tuesday, president-elect Joe Biden formally introduced his picks to head up several key positions in his presidential administration from his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware.

During his remarks, Biden confirmed reporting on his choices to fill six key roles in his upcoming administration.
Local cowgirl competing on national stage

A local athlete is preparing to compete on the biggest stage for breakaway roping, and she's making history while doing so. That's because this is the first year women ropers can compete at the National Finals Rodeo, put on by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA).

Erin Johnson, from Fowler, Colorado is one of the top 15 cowgirls in the world who compete in breakaway roping and qualified for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
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