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Free pancakes and more: 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Posted at 5:39 AM, Feb 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-27 07:39:55-05

DENVER – Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.

1. 'I really believe I'd run in there even if I didn't have a weapon'
President Trump criticized a sheriff's deputy who did not enter the building where the Fla. school shooting took place, and said he would have rushed in unarmed.

2. Why Florida deputy didn't enter high school during shooting
An attorney for the now-resigned deputy says he believed the gunfire was coming from outside the building and followed his training, initiating a "code red" lockdown.

3. Supreme Court won't hear Trump administration's appeal on DACA program –yet
The Court rejected the attempt to bypass a federal appeals court regarding the fate of a program that protects people brought to US illegally as children from deportation.

4. Another mild day
Tuesday will be another mild and mostly sunny day with temperatures in the 50s to low 60s on the plains and mid-30s to mid-40s in the high country.

5. Free pancakes!
IHOP is holding its annual free pancake day today. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., you can get a short stack of original buttermilk pancakes for free. The company will be taking donations for kids fighting illness.