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Alabama Senate race and more: 5 Things to Know for Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

Posted: 6:00 AM, Dec 13, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-13 13:00:00Z

DENVER – Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. 

1. Jones wins Alabama special Senate election
Democrat Doug Jones has defeated Republican Roy Moore in the highly-contested Alabama Senate race to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

2. Get a free 10-piece chicken McNuggets
Denver-area customers can order a McDonald's 10-piece McNuggets for free and have it delivered to their office, home, school or anywhere in between. This offer is available via McDelivery on the UberEATS app from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. while quantities last.

3. Fort Carson Welcomes home soldiers
A homecoming ceremony at will welcome home approximately 140 Fort Carson Soldiers from 110th Military Police Company.

4. Who will replace Al Franken?
Sources tell the Associated Press that Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is the top contender to replace Al Franken, who announced his impending resignation last week following allegations of sexual misconduct.

5. Chance for snow in forecast
A cold front will drop into Colorado from Wyoming on Wednesday and will likely bring snow to the area. Wednesday will start mild and dry, but the colder air will move in by midday and keep temperatures cooler than in recent days. Light snow will develop in the northern mountains in the afternoon and will move into the Front Range foothills and western Denver suburbs toward evening.