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5 Things You Need To Know - September 21, 2020

Trump says he will announce a nominee for the Supreme Court on 'Friday or Saturday'
Michael Randol Alma Colorado Mt Democrat
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Posted at 6:38 AM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 08:38:46-04

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

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High schools have until Monday morning to decide on fall or spring football season

After announcing Wednesday night that high school football will happen in the fall in Colorado, the Colorado High School Activities Association announced some new updates to the season Thursday afternoon. According to a release, it is up to each specific school to decide whether they will play in Season A (fall) or Season C (spring) and they can only play in one season. Schools have until today at 8 a.m. to make their decisions.
Trump says he will announce a nominee for the Supreme Court on 'Friday or Saturday'

President Donald Trump said in an interview on Monday that he would likely announce his replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat on "Friday or Saturday." Trump said in an interview that he would wait until funeral services for Ginsburg on "Thursday or Friday" were held before announcing his nomination. Trump also said he's considering "four or five," judges for nomination. He's already said he would nominate a woman and was asked specifically about Justice Barbara Lagoa, a U.S. Circuit Judge.
Feeling like summer for the first week of fall

It is the last day of summer and it will feel that way today. There is a slight chance of rain showers in the mountains today, but they will not make it east of the foothills. A better chance of rain in the mountains and I-25 corridor will be on Tuesday, with isolated to spotty activity in the afternoon. Other than that the week will be warm and dry.
The Review & Preview: What southern Coloradans need to know this week

With so much information being announced daily about the COVID-19 pandemic, News5 has put together a review and preview of what is going on in southern Colorado as it pertains to the virus. Last week, CHSAA and Gov. Jared Polis came to an agreement on high school football in the fall and more COVID-19 cases are being seen among younger populations, especially those in the college environment. To read more, be sure to click the link above.
Should teachers and/or students wear face shields in school? Experts weigh in

We are six months into this pandemic, and there is still so much we don't know about the coronavirus, including the proper gear to wear that will work best to protect ourselves from it. Now, teachers are joining in on the conversation and are asking experts is a face shield and/or a mask enough to protect students in the classroom?
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