Three Things You Need to Know on September 17th

September 17, 2019

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General Motors and United Automobile Workers plan to keep talking today as a nationwide strike rolls into its second day.  Negotiations were reportedly difficult Monday as the two sides have major disagreements over wages and health care. The strike brought GM's stock price down more than four percent Monday. The strike is costing GM tens of millions of dollars per day.

The operator of Denver B-cycle is rolling out something new on two wheels.  Ten e-bikes from a Canadian company called Drop Mobility are now on the streets as part of a new pilot program.  The pilot program will only run through October. Denver Bike Sharing may then decide to add e-bikes to its fleet permanently.  Drop Mobility has similar bikes in other parts of the country, including in Colorado Springs

The Colorado Avalanche will hit the ice tonight to kick off preseason play against the Vegas Golden Knights.  The team started training camp last week, but is currently without star winger Mikko Rantanen. The restricted free agent has yet to sign a new deal with the Avs.  Puck drop is 7 p.m. at Pepsi Center.