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college. one thing you can do to protect your favorite trees from the dangerous winds as they kick in tomorrow morning. it's a case that shocked the country a colorado woman attacked and her unborn child cut out of her womb.
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taking the stand today. but before long he said she was gaining weight and what had once seemed impossible was now becoming reality. >> we started going over names and stuff like that. >> the couple named the unborn baby james, their friends through a shower win evens of ours with tickets and alters on. this do date of bread, releases he grew suspicious. >> she would say that she had doctors appointments and we might take off work and we would go and sit in these waiting rooms. something always went wrong. she would get agitated and would bind up sleeping. ridley never did attend an appointment and said that told
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until late november. her unborn baby aurora, removed. >> i felt like i wanted to survive also for her. she refused treatment in an exam taken harsh of fox 31 denver. do you disturbing testimony today. new at 10:00 p.m. arrive investigator we have they gone in school. this happened around 4:00 o'clock this afternoon at the knollwood apartment on east louisiana drive. injuring a person inside the vehicle the two suspects on the loose it's unclear if the victim and suspect in each other.
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to open i 73: linking in tomorrow. the interstate is close between an glenwood springs privity tour takes drivers about 200 miles out of the way through steamboat springs and craig. crews are working around the clock to clean up the debris from the rockslide that occurred on monday. the damage to the highway. ashley michaels shows us how people affecting one brewery. >> the great divide is one of the main sponsors of a huge music festival up in the mountains. they've been planning the logistics for about a year now, but now that i 70 is closed, the company is scrambling to try to
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>> there a dollar apiece. the highway has been closing monday in both directions. which is a huge problem for great divide because on wednesday they were supporters to send 100 gigs to avon for this weeks winter wonder grass music festival. >> everyone started brainstorming on ways the problem is great divides distributor is based in glenwood springs. since i 70 is close between glenwood and. zero, they can't get to denver to pick up the beer and drop it back off and avon in time. so here is plan b. is now sending trucks all the way from cheyenne, wyoming done to denver and over to the music fest. >> it's a lot of adjustments, but you find this industry something new every day
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new. >> for all for now all the beer is sitting in a cooler and denver just waiting to hitch a ride. people would not be happy up your drinkers. >> isn't that the truth. crazy mountain brewery is the other main sponsor of the music festival. i talked about earlier today in their beer is already ready to go up there in avon. distributor is pretty much right in the backyard of that music festival. >> @traffic alert right here for drivers tonight in less than an hour while shutdown between c4 70 and lincoln avenue. traffic will be detoured onto c4 70 and back onto i 25. >> there have been three fatal car crashes in the city of denver this year, but it is possible to eliminate deadly accidents completely or i should
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the mayor thinks it's possible and today denver officially became a vision zero city. it's an initiative that started in sweden and is catching on big in cities across the u.s. bottom line it means the city is conducting crash analysis taking a closer look at the intersections and road conditions. and reevaluating speed limits and making all that data public in an effort 2100 percent of deadly crashes. when sweden first put vision zero into effect in the '90s that cut fatalities in half. york city adopted the vision zero initiative in 2014. last year was the safest year on record for pedestrian since 1910 with 66 fewer traffic fatalities overall.
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vision zero program today with the goal of eliminating serious injuries and deaths within the next ten years. san francisco joined the program last month in washington, dc started in december. we will keep you posted on demers progress and make upcoming months. a diploma and $30,000 in student loan deck. that is the reality facing college graduates these days. just enjoy it and finds the changes lawmakers are considering that would make it easier for students to know exactly how much they owe before they sign up for the student loans. >> i was $21,000 an date. >> each face with a similar story. in a little over $30,000 in debt. >> on $100,000 in debt. perhaps you know someone like john in his 20s have been financially hijacked by large debt payment she pays 1200 a month. i've had to sell my house and my furniture because my student loan bill was as much as my mortgage. unlike students who took our government loans, the asian people took out mostly private loans to pay for college they say at 18 years old they didn't know better and that was a mistake. i had no idea what i was signing up for. today they went to the capital to lobby for a bill requiring
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it's the know before you oboe. state senator morgan carroll is the sponsor requiring to tell students with bill need to pay back five -- ten years down the road. >> the student debt crisis affecting everybody regardless of party. at today's committing hearing, many of the students told their story that bank officials also told there's discussing why they're against it. >> private lenders take on an additional risk that the federal lenders do not in that federal student loans can be excused in bankruptcy, private ones cannot. >> late today the banks won a majority of senators voting against changing student loan laws while the students are no doubt sad, they are hopeful their story teaches the next student to do research and figure out whether your signing up for a federal or private loan. >> are not told how harsh it will be after you graduate. it's been a rough go for those with student debt so far this session a bill has artie failed that would have capped interest
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these chambers about raising tuition rates which, of course, would just result in more student loans. we will follow it all at the capital. >> there are reports that president obama will make a historic visit to cuba next month. white house sources tell cnn the trip will be announced tomorrow. president obama will be the first u.s. president to visit since calvin coolidge did in 1928. the trip comes a little less a little more than a year since the u.s. reopened diplomatic ties with cuba. the pope wrapping up his mission to mexico his holiness has departed mexico on his way back to the vatican. earlier today he prayed in gay blessings at the american border before celebrating mass. during mass boat francis called the forced migration of immigrants a humanitarian crisis. praying for all the people in the middle of it. >> in response to the suffering and so many faces in your compassion and mercy, lord, have
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he spent part of the day offering blessings and hope to inmates at a local prison. now to the presidential election here into the final hours of campaigning in south carolina for the republican candidates. marco rubio taking up a big endorsement for south carolina's governor. a move that could help his poll numbers in the race for second place against ted cruz. >> i've been saying for a while that ted has proven that he is willing to do or say anything do when anybody points to the actual record, the response of both donald trump and marco rubio is to yell the word liar. >> they lie in the reason i can say that nicely is rubio called to met player also. tonight three of the republicans been carson marco rubio and ted cruz appeared on a candidate town hall. the other three candidates will appear tomorrow night. with the nevada democratic caucuses days away, the latest polls at that stage of the
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statistical dead heat. the cnn poll shows hillary clinton at 40% while bernie sanders has 47 percent, that is well within the polls margin of error. nevada's caucuses on saturday. more plans for the suffering great justice. his eat drink and black tradition that meets back 219 century. his body will lie in repose in the supreme court's great hall on friday that funeral is saturday and tonight the white house confirms that president obama will not attend the service, but we'll pay his respects sometime on friday. it is a heartbreaking moment frozen in time for a grieving family. >> the sonogram have a photo that is gone viral and the bittersweet story behind the shot. first, wind warnings for you. one simple thing you should do to protect your trees and the weather turns wild tonight. a tree lovers dip is next. meteorologist dave fraser, when the strongest winds are expected to arrive in denver and just how strong the gust will be in the
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>> our wild winter weather has the city of loveland officials wanting you to be on the lookout for potholes. the city says it depends on reports from citizens to know where those eyes that they can get filled. city leaders say most pothole report are fixed within 72 hours. so give them a call. >> our sudden switch from winter to spring like conditions may make it obvious your landscaping has seen better days. >> problems offered in the room shows us what you can do right now to make sure your plants like healthy this spring. >> about the last thing you think of doing smack dab in the middle of winter is watering
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entries, and your shrubs. really clicks problem solvers is those in the know about things that grow watering your landscape in the winter is a must. >> if the roots dry out, that actually, you won't see it at the time, but certainly is things green up in the spring, they don't look that good. >> that's because just like the australian outback, colorado is semiarid, none of your landscape grows here naturally. >> this is a desert, it was a prairie. dust off your hose and give your hibiscus some h2o. >> shrubs, of course, could use about a water during the wintertime. out. thirsty do. from a tree standpoint it depends on how big about 20 or 30 gallons on a newly planted tree and, of course, large trees, you want a water around the edge of the branches. it takes about a minute and a
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jug and a tree about this size requires about 20 -- 30 gallons. which is about seven minutes using a hose for most shrubs, about 5 gallons, for your lawn about 15 minutes on a sprinkler. don't wait, water. in the room, fox 31 denver. the snowfall helps it still not enough, typically 10 inches of snow equals 1 inch of water. >> pinpoint weather with chief meteorologist dave frazier. >> that's good advice is dry is we've been. i will tell you to use the hose, don't turn on spengler system just yet where not there. while it's been spring like we still have winter weather ahead as you know march and april in denver are two of the snowiest month. tonight the focus is on the wind. we have over western, colorado, and the lighter shade we have wind advisories here to the
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warnings for winds and low humidity and wait until you see the hot temperatures there. along the front range, the high wind warning in play, i would watch which would become a warning as the strongest start to roll our way. tonight as always with our central near georgetown we're seen a little bit of that gusty wind that changes is the storm system heads our way. watch the wind speeds pick up especially here early tomorrow morning. fifty, 60, 75-mile an hour gust and then that strong wind make its its way out onto the plains of the plate in the day even in denver: with close to 30 or 40 miles per hour gust. in the eastern plains same thing. you start to feel somewhat stronger wind up there. today was warm again with 50s in the mountains, most locations gunnison coulter@3670s to the south and east, 76 was the warm spot in trinidad and we had '50s freely, for collins and 60s in denver. actually coming in and 68 degrees 22 degrees above
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done yet. we hit the 70s tomorrow. thirty-nine and 46 with the west wind at 9 miles per hour. metchell wind not that strong. we've color coded it where it's going up over 10 miles an hour and you can see it's a little gusty here, but not that strong. stronger gust as you head off to the west. metra temperatures where the wind is over 10 miles an hour the win hearts to stir up the atmosphere it keeps the colder air from dropping down to keeps the temperatures up. look at the 50s already on the south side of town. helen's friends picking up at 5450 in parker and 53 into the castle rock area. again it's because of the wind on the south side. the roaring wind comes up is approaching still system. snow gets underway in the mountains. we'll have mostly sunny skies over the east and then some passing clouds here with very strong wind as you saw. the snow in the mountains will lay down and come back again. here is the cold front which will be driving in this now, once a conference with client
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the wind is expected to go up so expect the strongest winds on thursday and i could continue to roll into your friday morning. some fresh powder coming to dash 4 inches from the central to the northern mountains. steamboat should do well with this. list tonight are going to be in the teens and 20s in the mountains. we will have '30s and 40s over the eastern plains of very mild night. here comes the warm-up with the clouds the michael front coming and 40s in the mountains 50s for the western slope, but at that early in the day. '60s, 10 degrees warmer than you were today. we're going to the 70s and 80s to the south and east. that's why they have the red flag warning. metra temperatures everybody in the 70s, but again the trade-off will be a whole lot of huffing and puffing out there with the wind. fifty-two at 9:00 a.m. on a 272 degrees. it will be a windy day in our pinpoint 70 forecast that wind is really going to be an
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down friday's perfect 62 degrees. saturday looks good, sunday is down 251 and then we drove back to seasonal 40s on monday and tuesday. we bring in a little snow was no coming back, there is a chance it could accumulate if you want to be prepared for that we have interactive radar on our app which we can download free nz made into your neighborhood, but that snow is an coming until tuesday so download the app now so you are prepared when we return to a little bit of winter weather. some friends and family coming into town worried that there. >> at our dear brother today it was nice to meet them. >> that's beautiful. i'm in joining them this weekend. an amazing picture of unborn twins after the mother gets her breaking news. in m britney mcintyre got the news that one of the twins have a whole in his heart and an abnormal brain and not growing like he should. the only way to save him would be to have heart surgery, but they couldn't do it because of his brain.
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baby wheezing and that left us his hand wrapped around the finger of his growing twin sister madeline. i know i'm holding him on carrying him, but i just want to be there for him not knowing and she is the only one that can actually be there in holding onto him through it so it's comforting to know that if he does passing won't be alone. because mason may never get to know his family for special moment is something these parents a is no coincidence. heartbreaking for that family. what a touching photo they have. i had in sports, back from the all-star break out in just the nuggets are to start the second half of their season. take a know we could have played better we just needed to find a way to describe a big goal in
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colorado avalanche. all wins are good wins, but someone's ideas better kind of like tonight given the time of year the current playoff implications tonight wins on their home ice wind you was huge .-period-paragraph while demand not only pick up to you, but snapped a four-game losing skid on their home ice hosting montre al. tied up one all. this is trouble, loses his stick behind the net for scramble is on, marley gets back so do not really. 2--1. weights i can. here come the ads on a power play, not their strong suit they share in fact, and of the night just one of 23 on power plays in the last eight home games as tied up to all. seems gore, two minutes to play to expect as in the break, tic-tac-toe. again. with two goals, the final score 3--do.
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game, that's what i like about it. i mean i know we could have played better, but we just found a way to score that big goal at the end and then won the game. take a big win in deed a big busy place at the pepsi center. at the ancillary gem, the nuggets getting back to practice fresh off the all-star break and ask him set for saturday at sacramento while new nuggets actually played in sunday's all-star game they were represented in the dunk contest as well as rising stars game the decent showing in the dunk contest, between the lakes, rivers slammed there and then at big night and the rising stars game. definitely a career building experience for those guys. not to mention the chance to just rubbed shoulders with some of the games all-time best. >> magic johnson, that's my favorite player of all-time when i talk to him and met him before, but i always talk to him just pick his brain at little bit.
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meeting all kinds of new people. >> baseball where the rocky season is coming up quick. the site and a new contract today the mayhew will remain here in colorado the rocks announcing today the contract is for a new two-year deal $7.8 million. his career-best laster with a 301 average 61 runs driven and also a golden glove winner back in 2014. denver-based nascar furniture row showing off their newest sponsor. auto owners insurance but this car will not be running into miles can am duel race tomorrow which contributes to the race order of the daytona 500 that race coming up on sunday. biggest race of the season just happens to be the first race of the season it's the super bowl of motorsports and, of course, the first one is kind of strange but also pretty cool in some regards, so we'll keep an eye on that a big reminder for everyone at home will have that race
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>> a new york man getting in a usual message on some of this content of his last while wallet are returned. the somewhat good samaritans as he returned the others go to cars and drivers license, but kept the cash because he needed to buy weed the letter writer also get the cash because he said it was kind of cool ending
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owner had already been replaced and the items that have been taken while he is replace them already so thanks a lot, not to stereotype new yorkers. >> made since you ask he went to a lot of trouble. >> took care of himself. >> thanks for joining us
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so i fly a lot. i like planes. i was on a plane the other day and i was wondering, "are there keys to the plane? do they need keys to start the plane?" maybe that's what those delays on the ground are sometimes, where you're just sitting there at the gate. maybe the pilot's just up there in the cockpit going, "oh, i don't believe this. oh, my god, i did it again." they tell you it's something mechanical because they don't want to come on the p.a. system, "ladies and gentlemen, we're gonna be delayed here "on the ground for a little while. "i, uh-- so embarrassing. i left the keys to the plane in my apartment." you see the technicians all running underneath it. they're servicing it,

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