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5 Things to Know for Nov. 1

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Posted at 8:39 AM, Nov 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-01 10:39:56-04

Good morning and welcome to November! Here are 5 Things to Know for Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. 

1. Want to use a Denver park for an event? Get in line

High-demand permits to use a Denver park for an event became available early Thursday, but they go very quickly. A small line had already formed Wednesday afternoon outside downtown’s Wellington Webb building. 

2. The mother of the Ouija Board has roots in Denver

She was considered a strong medium and was present when a group of men asked the board what they should name it, before patenting it. The board spelled it out and the group, including the woman, headed to patent office. Here's more on the mother of the Ouija Board

3. Amazon is opening a new physical store in Colorado

About a month after Amazon opened its first physical store in New York City, the company is opening its second location in Lone Tree Thursday. Here's where it's located in the city and what's for sale

4. Open enrollment starts Thursday

Colorado’s open enrollment period to sign up for health insurance through the state’s Affordable Care Act marketplace, Connect for Health Colorado, gets underway Thursday. Here’s what you need to know.

5. Colorado's LEAP program begins accepting applications Thursday

Households who apply for the program and qualify will receive resources to stay warm and save money on heating costs. Here's how to apply