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Cat declawing bill and more: 5 Things to Know for Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

Posted at 5:54 AM, Nov 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-13 07:54:45-05

DENVER -- Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Monday, Nov. 13.

1. Denver passes proclamation on National Diabetes Awareness Month
Denver City Council will be passing a proclamation to declare November as Diabetes Awareness Month. The proclamation will be led by Congresswoman Kendra Black.

2. Denver City Council honors lives lost to anti-transgender violence
The Denver City Council will consider a proclamation to solemnly declare the following Monday as Transgender Day of Remembrance. This would be the first known Council recognition of this national day, which honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

3. Hundreds dead in Middle East quake
More than 340 people are dead following a 7.3 magnitude earthquake that rattled Iraq and Iran. Western Iran was hit the hardest, with injuries numbering in the thousands.

4. Final consideration for Denver’s cat declawing bll
A bill to ban cat declawing in Denver passed its first reading 11-0 after a one-hour courtesy hearing. Final consideration of the bill will be this Monday.

5. Warmer days ahead for the metro area
Expect your work week to start off with highs in the 70s and dip down to the mid-50s by the end of the week. Full forecast: