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5 Things to Know for Nov. 19

Posted: 8:04 AM, Nov 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-19 10:04:51-05
5 Things to Know for Nov. 19

Good morning! This week looks like it will bring great weather across the state as Thanksgiving approaches. Here are your 5 Things to Know for Monday Nov. 19, 2018. 

1. Today's biggest news story: Sentencing for Chris Watts

Chris Watts is set to be sentenced Monday morning for  the murders  of his pregnant wife, Shanann, and their two young daughters after he  pleaded guilty  this month to the killings that roiled their Frederick community earlier this year. This link has all you need to know about this case, plus how to watch the sentencing live. 

2. Starting your Black Friday planning

If you are planning on heading to the stores on Black Friday, you want to be prepared. Have a game plane. Know exactly where you're headed and what you're looking for. And this guide can help! Complete with all the best deals at the biggest stores, this guide lays out what kind of gifts you can find, where and at what price .

3. CU fires football coach Mike MacIntyre after sixth straight loss

The was  confirmed by CU athletic director Rick George in a press release. Broncos Insider Troy Renck  first reported last week that MacIntyre would be parting ways with the university  at the end of the season due to the way the team was run over the past two years. A spokesperson for the Buffs said George would name an interim head coach for the final game of the regular season on Nov. 24.

4. Colorado Springs baseball team will reveal its quirky new name 

Today, we will learn what name the new Minor League Baseball team out of Colorado Springs will go by. The names are certainly unique. You can check them out here

5. Want to see some holiday lights? Here's a full list of where to see 'em

If you’ve been ready to decorate your home for the winter holidays even before Halloween was over, you’re not alone – and luckily for you, a bunch of holiday lighting events are happening starting next week to kick off the festivities!