Tom Petty tribute and more: 5 Things to Know for Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

Posted at 5:40 AM, Oct 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-06 07:40:20-04

DENVER – Good morning, everyone! Here’s what you need to know today on Friday, October 6.

1. Denver Action Plan launch
The City of Denver will launch its Vision Zero Action Plan at 8 a.m. this Friday. The action plan is aimed at eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries on Denver's roadways by 2030 through a specific set of tactical actions and increased cross-departmental coordination.

2. Pajamas for Puerto Rico
Kids at Samuels Elementary Schools are being allowed to wear their pajamas if they bring a dollar for hurricane relief efforts. 

3. Tom Petty tribute in Denver
There will be a Tom Petty Tribute on Friday at 6pm at the Lake House at Cherry Creek.

4. Harvey Weinstein hit with harassment claims
The larger-than-life Hollywood executive is taking a leave of absence from his own company after an explosive expose in The New York Times reveals decades of alleged sexual harassment against women.

5. Poll shows lackluster support for NFL protests
Most Americans think refusing to stand for the national anthem is disrespectful to the country, the military and the American flag, according to an AP-NORC survey.