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5 things you need to know - November 29, 2019

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Posted at 7:15 AM, Nov 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-29 09:18:53-05

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

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Bus with 50 people crashes on I-25 near Walsenburg

The Colorado Department of Transportation says a bus carrying 50 people crashed into a median south of Walsenburg on I-25. A 53-year-old driver is charged with careless driving causing bodily injury and state patrol believes speed was a factor in this accident.
Black Friday strategies that actually work, according to 'America's Cheapest Family'

An estimated 165 million people are expected to shop over Thanksgiving weekend, according to the National Retail Federation. It's almost an even split now between shopping online or in stores but if you are planning on using Black Friday's deals, here are some tips you can follow to be successful.
Periods of rain and snow today with very strong winds over the next 36 hours

Periods of rain and snow are expected today across southern Colorado, with most snow staying at and around the mountains, especially the Sangre De Cristos where Winter Weather Advisories are in place for 5 to 10" of snow possible today with wind gusts over 60 mph.
Around Town: Ballet performances, magical train rides & Christmas fun

The holidays are here and if you are looking to attend some fun events this weekend we've got you covered! The News5 team has come up with a list of events that you should check out in southern Colorado with family or friends and enjoy the holiday weekend.
30th annual Pueblo Parade of Lights depends on weather to shine

The theme for the parade this year is "Christmas at the Movies" and will start at the intersection of Abriendo and Union avenues, weather permitting. Attendees are encouraged to dress "festively, wear lights and Santa hats." News5 will join the fun in Pueblo's annual Parade of Lights this year, starting at 5:30 p.m.