Three Things You Need to Know on May 14th

May 14, 2019

Some human garbage is apparently at the deepest point on Earth.  That's the word from retired naval officer Victor Vescovo, of Texas, who used a submarine to head to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean.  He made it down to a depth of nearly 36-thousand feet to what's known as Challenger Deep.  Besides finding a few new species of crustaceans, he also discovered plastic bags and candy wrappers. 

Governor Polis signed House Bill 1280 into law yesterday.  The new law directs the Department of Higher Education to set aside 100-dollars for every Colorado child born or adopted between 2020 and 2040.  Parents must open a college savings account for the child before he or she reaches five-years-old so the money can be transferred to that account.  Money that isn't distributed will be returned to the fund and designated for another child. 

Guns N' Roses has filed a lawsuit in California court against Oskar Blues Brewery over its Guns N' Rose Ale and the merchandise associated with it.  The lawsuit claims the brewery is trying to get a free ride off the band's reputation.