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DPS teachers plan protest and more: 5 Things to Know for Monday, March 12, 2018

Posted at 6:16 AM, Mar 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-12 08:16:40-04

DENVER -- Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Monday, March 12, 2018.

1. DPS teachers plan walk-in
Teachers in Denver plan to stage a walk-in protest at 7 a.m. for better pay. The actions come on the heels of a West Virginia teacher strike.

2. Nederland to repair water main break
Crews in Nederland will begin repairs on a water main break that has affected several homes.

3. Donthe Lucas appears in court
The man charged in the death of Kelsie Schelling, who disappeared in 2013 while in Pueblo, will appear in court Monday.

4. Trump backs off push for raising assault rifle purchase age
The administration did pledge to help states pay for firearms training for teachers and reiterate its call to improve the background check and mental health systems.

5. Spring-like weather for Monday
We'll see plenty of sunshine this morning, with increasing clouds this afternoon. There is a slight chance for a spotty shower or two on the plains. Temperatures will climb into the mid-50-s by 3 p.m. and with the time change, we'll hit our high an hour later!