Three Things You Need to Know

Three Things You Need to Know on September 20th

Teenagers and young adults around the world are launching a campaign today to press government leaders to take action against climate change. Swedish activist Greta Thunberg is the driving force behind what's called the Global Climate Strike. Here in Denver, The Global Climate Strike protest march...
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Three Things You Need to Know on September 19th

Canada's prime minister is in trouble for an old photo that shows him wearing brownface makeup during a party. Time magazine says the photo appears in a yearbook for the private school where Justin Trudeau was teaching in 2001 at age 29. In it he's wearing a turban with his face painted brown. The...
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Three Things You Need to Know on September 18th

Today is Day 3 of the United Auto Workers union strike against General Motors. There's a report that GM's use of temporary workers is now a major issue as bargaining talks continue. GM and other automakers would like to increase the number of temporary workers at their plants. Facebook is laying...
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Three Things You Need to Know on September 17th

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...
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Three Things You Need to Know on September 16th

Drivers will have to pay more for gas this week, but no one knows how much more. Crude oil prices jumped ten-percent or more after a weekend attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil refinery. Oil industry analysts say that will mean higher prices at the pump. The national average price for regular is...
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Three Things You Need to Know on September 13th

The top ten 2020 presidential candidates had a lot to say about immigration at the third Democratic debate last night. The Democratic candidates are all promising to fight climate change and are also calling for action to curb gun violence. Colorado will have a 42nd state park. Governor Jared Polis...
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Three Things You Need to Know on September 12th

Colorado Congresswoman Diana DeGette agrees with the White House on a push to ban flavored vaping products. The Trump administration announced yesterday it was moving forward with a crackdown on the industry due to rising teen use and recent vaping-related deaths. DeGette says she doesn't often...
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Three Things You Need to Know on September 11th

Today marks 18 years since the 9/11 attacks. Coloradans will gather at Red Rocks today to pay tribute to firefighters who lost their lives. The annual stair climb gets underway at 9 a.m. The event honors the heroism of the responders, with each participant climbing the equivalent of the 110 stories...
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Three Things You Need to Know on September 9th

Congress is back in Washington this week after a long late summer recess. Democrats are expected to pressure the Senate to take action on curbing gun violence after a rash of deadly mass shootings. The House passed a bill expanding federal background checks earlier this year. "Jeopardy!" returns...
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Three Things You Need to Know on September 6th

Hurricane Dorian was downgraded to a Category 1 storm overnight, but with heavy rain and 90 mile per hour winds, it continues to pose a threat. Almost a quarter of a million homes, schools, and businesses across the Carolinas are without power. The National Hurricane Center says Dorian's eyewall is...
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