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5 Things You Need To Know - September 8, 2020

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Gov. Jared Polis issues statewide mask mandate for Colorado
Posted at 6:42 AM, Sep 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-08 08:42:13-04

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

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24 hours of rain, snow, ice, and freezing weather coming to southern Colorado

Periods of rain and snow will fall from Denver down through southern Colorado today, only getting worse as we move from the afternoon into the overnight hours. The heaviest snow will fall in the mountains and Monument Hill from late today through the overnight hours. Temperatures will fall pretty much all day into a hard freeze overnight.
Gov. Polis & CHSAA to reconsider a fall football season in Colorado

In an email obtained by News5 Sports, CHSAA Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green announced on Monday that she will be meeting with Gov. Polis and his COVID-19 response team this week to reconsider the 2020-2021 football season as previously approved by the Governor's office.
A reminder from D11 schools: "Our kitchens are open"

As teachers and administrators still try to navigate through the challenges of online learning, one school district is reminding parents that it's still important to try to keep their child's lunch hour normal. D11 officials and say since school has started back up they have had zero participation in their breakfast and lunch program.
Restaurants hoping late-summer snowfall won't take away vital patio business for too long

Tuesday's predicted late-summer snowfall has some local restaurants disappointed it might be taking away a good chunk of some vital revenue. Many businesses have been utilizing their outdoor spaces to provide more distance for customers while they are dining with them.
The day that forever changed Dan and Christine Brite's lives

The mission of SHIELD616 is to protect and support first responders with all-day rifle rated ballistics gear. In that process, they also give a measure of comfort to the loved ones of first responders because when something happens on the job, there is always someone who has to be called and told something terrible has happened. It’s something Christine Brite experienced in September of 2016.
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