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Fat Tuesday and more: 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

Posted at 5:54 AM, Feb 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-13 07:54:34-05

DENVER -- Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.

1. Longmont police searching for two missing girls
Police need your help finding Justice, 14, and Harley, 13, who were last seen together in the area of of the 600 block of Peck and/or 3rd and Hover. Justice was last seen wearing a dark-colored tank top, dark hoodie, light-colored jeans and high tops. Harley has purple hair and was last seen wearing black leggings, a gray zip-up fleece hoodie and black and white high tops.

2. Council signs off on taller buildings in RiNo
The Denver City Council last night approved a plan that would allow developers to build taller buildings near the 38th and Blake RTD station, but only if they include affordable housing in their residential construction projects.

3. Ford/Mazda pickup recall
Ford and Mazda are recalling 2006 models of their Ranger and B-series pickup trucks because the airbags could explode, even in minor crashes. These are the same Takata airbags that have been the subject of recalls for years. If you have one of the affected vehicles, contact your dealership to arrange a repair.

4. A light dusting of snow and cold temps
Temperatures in the Denver area will start out in the teens Tuesday morning, following a light dusting of snow overnight. Expect highs to climb into the 40s or 50s before warming even further on Wednesday.

5. It's Fat Tuesday!
Grab some King Cake -- it's time for Mardi Gras!