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Holiday travel chaos looms and more: 5 Things to Know for Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

Posted at 5:47 AM, Dec 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-18 07:47:57-05

DENVER -- Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.

1. Holiday travel chaos looms
Power has been restored to the world's busiest airport but thousands of people are still stranded in Atlanta and travel woes will linger for days.

2. Tower Road/Pena Boulevard on-ramp groundbreaking
The Tower Road/Pena Boulevard on-ramp project is breaking ground this Monday at 9:30 a.m. This marks a major construction partnership between Commerce City, Denver, Denver International Airport and E-470.

3. Bear Valley International School opens new STEM lab
The Western Area Power Administration has donated electrical equipment for hands-on learning at Bear Valley International School. This will give students more opportunities to see the application of STEM in the electric utility industry.

4. Whose job seems safe for now
President Trump is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but takes aim at Mueller's acquisition of thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before his inauguration.

5. More snow in the 7-day forecast for Colorado
Milder weather will return to Colorado through Wednesday with dry conditions - highs today are expected to be in the mid 50s to low 60s, but expect a change starting on Thursday, the first official day of winter.