Three Things You Need to Know on May 6th

May 6, 2019

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Palestinian officials say Egypt has mediated a truce between Israel and Gaza, ending three days of violence that killed nearly two-dozen people.  The violence peaked Sunday when rockets and missiles from Gaza killed four Israeli civilians and Israel airstrikes killed 19 Palestinians.  Gaza leaders say more than half were civilians.   

Tomorrow's election day in Denver.  That means voters have until 7 p.m. to get their ballots turned in.  The biggest item being decided is Mayor Hancock's quest for a third term.  Voters will also be deciding on Initiative 300, which would overturn the urban camping ban in the city.  Legalizing magic mushrooms is also on the ballot.  More election information can be found online at DenverGov.org. 

The Colorado Avalanche will look to stay alive tonight in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  The team is down three games to two in the best of seven series against the Sharks.  The Avs dropped game five on Saturday night, 2-1.  Puck drop is 8 p.m. tonight at Pepsi Center.