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5 Things You Need To Know - October 16, 2020

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

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Stepping up the opioid battle in Pueblo with help from the fire department

There is a new one on one, face to face approach to battling opioid addiction in Pueblo. First responders are teaming with addiction specialists to encourage people who have overdosed to get help beating their addiction. It happens with a follow-up visit after firefighters/paramedics respond to an opioid overdose and have to use the counter drug naloxone.
120th Bell Game rings on despite pandemic

The wait is almost over, on Friday night at Dutch Clark Stadium, the bell will ring once again. It'll be the 120th meeting between Pueblo Central and Centennial and likely the most unusual. A rivalry game that typically draws between 13,000 to 15,000 fans will be limited to 350 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cold start Friday with a warming trend heading into the weekend

This morning is cold but temperatures will quickly under mostly sunny conditions. The mountains will be breezy today, with a red flag warning covering Fremont and Teller county from noon until 9 p.m.
Family releases statement after crews find missing hiker dead

The search for a missing hiker in the Zapata Falls and Ellingwood Point area, near Great Sand Dunes National Park, has come to a tragic end, according to the Alamosa County Sheriff's Office. Crews assisted the sheriff's office to search for 60-year-old Joy Cipoletti, who was last heard from on Saturday. Click the link above for the full statement from the family.
FACT CHECK: Rhetoric from Trump, Biden in the non-debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden faced inquisitive voters on separate stages in different cities Thursday night in a substitute for the debate that was meant to be. Click the link above for how some of the rhetoric compared with the facts in the prime-time events and a day of campaigning.
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