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Broncos camp begins, advocates protest Sen. Gardner and more: 5 Things to Know for July 27, 2017

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Posted at 6:12 AM, Jul 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-27 08:12:38-04

DENVER -- Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Thursday, July 27.

1. Training Camp kicks off in public view
The public start to the upcoming Denver Broncos season begins today when fans take the field to watch their Broncos practice and prepare for their regular-season opponents..

2. Wesley Snipes to promote debut novel in Denver
Acclaimed actor Wesley Snipes (“Blade,” “The Art of War” “To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar”) will be at Alamo Drafthouse - Sloan’s Lake to promote his debut novel, “The Talon of God.” He will speak at 7 p.m.

3. Shaving for a cause at the 16th St. Mall
The 16th St. Mall will host a St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for lifesaving childhood cancer search. A total of 25 people will go bald in the hopes of raising $15,000.

4. Disability advocates to protest Sen. Cory Gardner
ADAPT, who has made headlines in Denver after some of their advocates were arrested for staging a sit-in in Sen. Cory Gardner’s office, will be once again protesting against what they call “devastating cuts to Medicaid.” They will be at the Chase Bank building at 17th and Arapahoe starting at 1 p.m.

5. Community fundraiser will benefit Children’s Hospital Colorado
Dairy Queen is teaming up with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to host its annual Miracle Day Treat Day. All proceeds will go to Children’s Hospital Colorado.