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Election day in Denver and Avalanche force a Game 7: 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, May 7

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Posted at 11:13 AM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 13:13:48-04

Good morning! Here are 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

1. It's election day in Denver!
The mayor's seat and several city council seats are up for grabs today. Two controversial ballot initiatives are also on the ballot. If you haven't voted yet and need a quick SparkNotes-version before you make your decision, check out our voter guide here.

2. Two young sex offenders who escaped are still missing
The 17-year-old and 19-year-old were missing from the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center on Monday morning and haven't been located yet. They are both sex offenders. Here's what we know, plus pictures of the two teenagers.

3. The Avalanche force a Game 7
After scoring in overtime, the Avalanche has forced a Game 7 in the series against the San Jose Sharks. This brings them one step closer to the Stanley Cup. Here's coverage from the game.

4. Despite neighbors' best efforts, a teen in Aurora died after a shooting
Police said the Monday evening shooting was not random, and thanked the neighbors who rushed to help the dying teen until paramedics arrived at the scene, which was along the 4700 block of S. Memphis Street. The suspect shooter was described as a skinny white male in his 20s. As of Tuesday morning, he hadn't been found.

5. Rain, rain, go away...
Showers will come and go over Denver this week, with a chance of snow on Wednesday night into Thursday morning. If this isn't the kind of forecast you were hoping for, just wait for the weekend, when skies clear out and temperatures return to the 60s. Here's your full forecast.