Denver news in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, April 27

Morning! The Rockies lost, the weather is weird and westerners are puzzling over what the hell east coasters think they’re doing — springtime in Denver.

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Morning! The Rockies lost, the weather is weird and westerners are puzzling over what the hell east coasters think they’re doing — springtime in Denver. What’re you up to? Let me know.

A foggy spring afternoon. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A foggy spring afternoon in March. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

How Donald Trump’s latest executive order impacts Colorado

This one’s about national monuments and, as Erica reports, it’s basically Utah’s fault. (Denverite)

I-25 looked nasty this morning after a semi truck fire

Denver Police tweeted that southbound lanes were closed this morning, and that there could be more closures related to the incident.

Iliff School students hoping to become ministers watch Colorado bishop’s case closely

Jennifer Brown talked to LGBTQ students at Denver’s Iliff School of Theology who’ve hoped to enter the clergy but are now concerned or feeling unwelcome as Bishop Karen Oliveto of the United Methodist Church, who may be demoted because she is gay, awaits word from a judicial council meeting in New Jersey. (DP)

The weird BMW bomb squad story is back

The man who now faces a felony charge in relation to a “FUCK DPD” sign — and some other stuff — left on his car got in touch with Andy. (Denverite)

Aurora is still struggling with whether or not it’s a sanctuary city

Councilwoman Angela Lawson wants the city to say outright that it isn’t. (Sentinel)

Surprise! The second-most exciting Denver Nugget of 2016-17 is having surgery

Today. (Denverite)

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