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California primary results and more: 5 Things to Know for Wednesday, June 6

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Posted at 6:01 AM, Jun 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-06 08:01:01-04

DENVER -- Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Wednesday, June 6.

1. California primary races undecided
It could be days before all the votes are tallied in three of the mostly closely watched races in the country: California-39, California-48 and California-49. Those districts are key to Democratic hopes of notching the 23 seats that they need to win back the House.

2. Colorado astronaut headed to orbit
An astronaut from Colorado is on her way to the International Space Station this morning. Serena Aunon Chancellor went to school at Lincoln Junior High and Poudre High School in Fort Collins.

3. 416 Fire still 10% contained
The largest fire in the state, the 416 Fire near Durango, was still just 10 percent contained as of Tuesday evening. The fire has burned nearly 3,000 acres and nearly 600 firefighters are working to get the blaze under control.

4. Pres. Trump plays political football
Trump gave the boot to a celebration for the Philadelphia Eagles and instead threw a short "Celebration of America" after it became clear most players weren't going to show up.

5. Slightly cooler Wednesday
Wednesday will be slightly cooler as a weak cold front slips into northern Colorado. Highs will be in the upper 80s to low 90s in the Denver area.  There will be a better chance for strong thunderstorms in the afternoon.