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Five Things You Need to Know: June 7, 2017

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Posted at 6:18 AM, Jun 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-07 08:18:05-04

DENVER – Happy Wednesday! Here are five things you need to know to start your day:

1. Pres. Trump announces new FBI director nominee
President Donald Trump tweeted his new choice for FBI director this morning. Christopher Wray is a former U.S. Justice Department official who also served as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s lawyer.

2. Colorado Mills job fair
The state labor department is hosting a job fair for workers displaced by the closure of Colorado Mills mall. The job fair runs from 9 a.m. to noon at the Marriott Denver West, 17 Denver West Blvd.

3. Speer Boulevard closure
A partial closure will affect northbound traffic on Speer Boulevard Wednesday morning. The closure, between Colfax and Champa streets, will last from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

4. More storms possible this afternoon
There’s a slight risk for severe thunderstorms by mid to late afternoon across the I-25 corridor after 2 p.m. This weekend is going to be hot, with temperatures in the 90s.

5. It’s National Chocolate Ice Cream Day!
Here are the 10 best ice cream shops in Denver, according to Yelp reviews.