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5 Things to Know: July 11, 2017

5 Things to Know: July 11, 2017
Posted at 5:36 AM, Jul 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-11 07:36:36-04

DENVER -- Good morning! Here's what you need to know today, Tuesday July 11.

1. Ed Perlmutter to drop out of governor's race
The six-term Democratic Congressman is expected to announce today his withdrawal from the race for Colorado’s governorship in 2018. Sources confirmed to Denver7 Monday that Perlmutter will also drop his bid for re-election to Congress.

2. First full day of Prime Day
The annual day of deals for Amazon Prime members is here! Amazon says new deals will be offered every five minutes. http://bit.ly/2tIzlMO

3. It’s Cow Appreciation Day!
Chick-fil-A is giving away one free entrée to anyone dressed like a cow today.

4. Tuesday is free Slurpee day at 7-Eleven
Today is July 11, which means free Slurpee day! You can get a free small Slurpee at any 7-Elven today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

5. Another warm day in store
The morning hours will be dry, but clouds will be building over the mountains with some showers and thunderstorms developing by midday. Expect highs in the low to mid 90s.