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5 Things to Know for Oct. 15

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Posted at 8:30 AM, Oct 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-15 10:30:59-04

Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.

1. First of all, whoa is it cold!

If it seems a little colder than normal — you're right! Denver actually broke the record for the lowest temperature for Oct. 15 at just 18 degrees. The previous record was 20 degrees, which was set in 1970. Check out what the rest of the week will bring here

2. Speaking of cold, how much snow did you get? 

We checked out the snow totals reported to the National Weather Service after Sunday's snow storm across the Front Range. You can see those numbers here (and check out who got almost 10 inches of snow!). 

3. Lisa Calderon announces she will launch Denver mayoral bid

Calderon, a longtime community activist, educator and former nonprofit executive, will launch her candidacy and discuss her platform on Wednesday. Here's more on the announcement. 

4. William Coors, the former chair of Adolph Coors Co., died

The former chairman of Adolph Coors Co. and grandson of the brewing company’s founder died at 102 on Saturday in his home in Golden. Coors began his career with the company in 1939 and was chairman from 1959 to 2000. That same morning, a couple was walking through a local cemetery and noticed that Adolph Coors's grave had been vandalized

5. Broncos fall to the Rams 23-20 Sunday

With their season teetering on the verge of irrelevancy, the Broncos had 9,131 no shows Sunday. The empty seats drove home the growing dissatisfaction with a team and a head coach that hasn't won in a month. Here's more on the game recap from Troy Renck.