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>> for many many years they would launch artillery shells from camp to request into the north side, nor child from green mountain. people who live on greenmount now in jefferson county being told to be on the lookout the health department wants to make sure you're not sitting on any old military munitions. thanks for staying with us at 5:30 p.m. >> it's eye-opening for sure, green mountain was the site of army artillery practice starting in world war i. after nearly 100 years of final cleanup will get underway this
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is life to explain how it's going to go down. this is ground zero right here for where that artillery shells landed back in the day and now there are hundreds of homes here and several developments the health department wants everyone to be a lead that they are going to come around this summer to make sure the last of that ordinance is finally removed from here. green mountain is a popular cycling and hiking area for recreation here in west lakewood. with housing development on the north face. the beginning during world war i, it was also used by the army for artillery target practice. we would hear stories about them finding you know, shell casings and pieces of metal that weren't supposed to be there. >> michael moore grew up here and says he hasn't heard the stories in 20 years 50 i've been hiking 23 years since i've lived over there and been all over the north side of green mountain and never seen any metal, any
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patrick smith came to this informational meeting for residents to understand what the health department plans to do this summer. the comment click a take survey of open areas on the property test to determine if there is any munitions debris or unexploded ordnance. over the they were dug up from the mountain they just want to make sure they haven't missed some. take my feeling it a minimal danger, but if it's a danger would like to see it. while in dancy and hike the mountain every day, they say they're not worried about their property values. >> p next to place we hike and bike is increases property values. >> they're taking care of the issues. >> are never seen any. i want to find out because i'm back your life those are pretty astonishing pictures that that was going on right here. now there will be another one of those open house type meetings beginning at 6:00 p.m. in just a little while at red rocks
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learn about what thereby doing appeared in the meantime residents who live around here will be getting notices in the mail they say if you do see something appear they say don't touch it, call 911 right away. new developments tonight in the case of a former male nurse accused of fondling female patients. investigators have now linked thomas moore 210 victims more made his first court appearance and read county this morning. he is accused of groping five women in greeley, two in fort collins and three in scott's nebraska all at various hospitals where he is to work for a detective seymore would target women doped up on morphine who had no way to fend off his advances. even though he was fired from a greeley hospital last summer, the state did not revoke his nursing license intel january after criminal charges were filed. a man accused of shooting and killing a robber he tied him up in his home when not face charges. thirty-eight world david
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earnest responded to craigslist ad in littleton when they broke into a home and tied up the homeowner. the homeowner was able to escape in case the robbers shooting and killing one of them. the other robber is currently under arrest. >> cell phone i 25 posted c 470 is part of a highway widening project there. the lanes we're closed from c4 70 to lincoln avenue has khris and style you sign it. this starts at 11 all liens expected to reopen at morning rush hour. northbound lanes will not be impacted by the work. following the pope on his mission into mexico right now he's holding a highly anticipated mass in juarez, mexico. popes five-day trip to the country. erika gonzalez is following the story for us and has more on the popes symbolic visit. he is expected to use the location of his master data shed light on the struggles of emigrants, what many say will be a strong message about showing migrants can passion and not
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but around the world. giant crowds cheered and more is as the leader of the catholic church touched down. during leaders welcomed him with open arms, a similar scene outside one of the cities prisons, hasn't up inmates gathered at the chapel and listened closely as the pontiff smitten of hope. i always asked myself when i enter a prison wide them and not me. his words brought many to tears. he who has suffered the greatest pain and we could say has experienced hell can become a profit in society. >> as the pope and that the offense with prayer. >> made the board brushy and protective. miles away many were lining up to enter the open air mass that would wrap up the popes whirlwind trip to mexico. >> i'm excited to be able to see the pope and above all to be surrounded by so many brothers in christ. >> dee for wednesday's mass is beside the us-mexico border with just a highway between its edge
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it's in that location the pontiff will touch on a highly politicized theme that he close close to his heart migration. countries to become refugees bring poverty and oppression. wednesday's mass will be no exception. >> just before the start of mass that pope walked over to the border fence along the rio grande which separates the two countries there and offered a prayer for my current on the other site and for those who died trying to get to the u.s. does he want to watch a live feed of the pope as he concludes his trip in mexico you can catch that right now on kdvr.com. >> erika gonzalez, fox 31 denver. developing right now oversees 28
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what turkish authorities are calling a terror attack. the suspected car bomb went off during the evening rush in and cara hitting a bus carrying military personnel. the blast happened your postings the surveillance video showing the moment the collision happened a blinding light followed by smoke. burn after turkey and radio supreme council announced the media coverage ban of that incident it's not clear who is responsible for this attack. guns allowed in classroom at the university of texas at austin next year. this story topping our look across america tonight. the university president reluctantly approving guidelines today that comply with the state law the law allows concealed handgun license holders to bring their weapons in the classrooms. the president says he's just not believe in guns belong on campus but the lava requires public universities to allow them. >> in new york a man lost his wallet on a concert only to get some of the contents back on with the letter it says dear up while i found your wallet in your drivers license and your address and here's your credit cards and other important stuff
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weed the metro card because well, the fair is to 75 now and the wallets because it's kind of cold. he says he's not upset about the money, but he finds it terrifying there's a pot smoking modern-day robin hood out there who knows where he sleeps at night. i've a feeling that guy has bring too many brain cells. at least he was on a project appreciate the honesty and all the important stuff got back except for the wallet. he had to buy weed. priorities. high housing prices have a lot of people thinking twice about buying right now. waiting could hit your bank account higher. how much i'd jump in prices it be predicted. the all-important game tonight for the avalanche by that confidence heading into. meteorologist dave fraser ed beautiful day today. we have the warm temperatures picking up a little cloud cover right now as we look outside. that cloud cover and head of a storm that it's going to wake back up that strong wind. we will talk about it in the
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click on the good day tab and that's a look at your money fox 31 denver. colorado contestant is in the top 14 american idol this girl story is catching people's attention a chance to chat with mitchell via skype something foreign to her she lives on fm post colorado with no electricity and no wi-fi. that in hollywood for a few ways now. she says she's open to change. it's been really cool. i have i have been doing a bunch of schoolwork. with interviews and meetings with producers and meaning. you can catch american idol
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7:00 o'clock. with the nick griffith. usually called the home ice advantage not so much for the colorado avalanche of late leaders of four straight. a great chance to correct that. that's lost four straight road games. conquer morning skate with an extra juice. currently have 62 points just enough right now to put them into the playoffs as an eight seat of the playoffs with his art today. it's a big game their favorite to win this game. to be blunt they expect to win. sometimes a he go through searches three or four games. those games that happened when i i can back me officer at home. were just trying to get the points that are needed to get in the playoffs. after that a anything can happen you want to be a dominant home
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you want to be going into the final stretch of our season and our home record be our case feel. over in the auxiliary gym the denver nuggets getting back to practice fresh back the all-star break nonbusiness game is set for friday at sacramento on no nuggets played in son's all-star game they we're represented in the dunk contest you see here is the rising stars game will bargain a decent showing. amanda moody a big night in a rising star game he scored 30 points and passes. not to mention a chance to rub shoulders with some of the game's all-time best. i met him before. just going out there meeting all kinds of new people. fans of the past.
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denver-based nascar team showing off their newest sponsor a lot of owners injures. this will not be running in the dual tomorrow in it contributes to the race order for the daytona 500 on sunday the biggest race of the season. it just happens to be the first race of the season. that's the only racer focused on. you not worried about points or anything to trying to win. you would mean so much to have that. a reminder you can catch the daytona 500 right here this coming sunday with great things. he finish fourth last year. best season certainly the furniture row racing. fun to follow.
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one weight continues out there today the temperatures high we are not done let reposted 50s in the mountains 50s 60s and 70s for high quality is tim plane didn't break the record of 72 way above are normal of 46 this time of year outside right now. the can see picked up a little bit of content we will keep a few those clouds around night temperatures are pleasant wends are not that strong. mainly in the 50s lower 50s up towards bright and and for didn't have that up and broomfield. you side slough than east for the war and centennial and even back towards littleton is to have 60s going on out there press the rest of the front range it cools a little bit i
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and parker in castle rock 50 up into the border area coming up on the south and east picking up a little bit in castle rock. the big deal is this these are the when gus coming late tonight and tomorrow most of the stronger wind is here early on on thursday that blast of wind is can a push out onto the eastern plains here it comes when speeds 30 and at times 40 miles per hour. that the burst of went with that in mind we do have the foothills the stronger winds will be a high wind watch. a high wind warning as we get into thursday night will still be blowing on friday. western half of the state your under a wind advisory in the wind can bind that bush may be and one temperatures means up fire weather watch morning done in southeast colorado. here is our future cast the wind is being driven by the storm coming in from the west they we're increased the clouds my son clouds in the east the thicker clouds are in the
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that's a cold front which will they will be blown around by the wind. we don't get the snow we get awful lot of when what they will see is good fresh snow heading into late in the weekend will get a two to three some places 4 inches of power. we will stay in the '30s or 40s over the eastern plains and then your highs tomorrow are sky high. fortys and 50s in the mountains way above where we should be almost touching 60 out west and then 60s 70s and even 80s. coming to southeast colorado resume into the metro basically looking at low 70s everywhere. it's going to be annoying what the when but these are very one temperatures and will be record-setting in denver the record is 71. forty-six at 9:00 o'clock wendy and 36 in 36 in the morning but take that all the way to 72 that
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.-period you pinpoint. i think friday is fantastic. we pushed the colder seasonal temperatures and a little snow back to monday. it is possible that snow could state. just get ready for the when tomorrow. a fun look at today's top stories. as the first day testimony began she's accused of -- the victim was one of the first on the stand this crime the horrifying afternoon and detail that wasn't also took the stand to explain the strange relationship. an elderly woman and her son remain in the hospital after their home catches fire early
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around for 30 now hundred and 502nd and broomfield. firefighters say the elderly woman for the next year's bedroom the year's bedroom the cause of the fire is under investigation may be close longer than expected after his rock siding graham mccain 24-mile hour stretch is been close and one a a knife folders came crashing down onto the road. that may have the purse that back further will notify sometime they took them weeks to get it back. while an update.
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