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5 things you need to know - November 4, 2019

Pikes Peak Sunset
Posted at 5:56 AM, Nov 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-04 07:56:46-05

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

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Prosecutors call Berreth's mother as opening witness in murder trial

The mother of missing and presumed dead Kelsey Berreth was the first witness called Friday in the murder trial of her fiance Patrick Frazee. The trial will continue today with more testimony from Cheryl Berreth.
Cooler start to a wonderful week!

Cloud cover will fill in through the morning with sunshine returning through the afternoon. Temperatures will come in about 5 to 10 degrees below average today, with light winds making it feel more tolerable. Overnight we'll see clear skies with calm winds, making temperatures drop back into the 20s by Tuesday morning.
Bullying is an epidemic, but Colorado doesn't track it

It's a nationwide crisis. Students are being bullied during school and on social media at all hours of the day. News5 Investigates learned in Colorado through a grant program millions of dollars are going to schools throughout the state to stop the bullying, but the actual number of bullying incidents remain a mystery.
Trump threatens to cut US funding for California wildfires

President Trump is threatening to cut U.S. funding to California for aid during wildfires that have burned across the state during dry winds this fall. Trump tweeted Sunday that California Gov. Gavin Newsom has done a "terrible job of forest management."
Voter Guide: 2019 Colorado Coordinated Election

Tomorrow is Election Day and you will have until 7 p.m. tomorrow to submit your vote. Voters in Colorado will have their choice on whether the state government can keep and spend any excess money, whether to authorize sports betting, along with local ballot propositions and candidates for elected office.