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First Alert Action Day and more: 5 Things to Know for Monday, March 5, 2018

Posted at 5:36 AM, Mar 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-05 07:36:41-05

DENVER – Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Monday, March 5, 2018.

1. First Alert Action Day for Monday
After spring-like weather over the weekend, expect Denver to get some gusty winds and colder temperatures. Windy and dry conditions will keep fire danger high over eastern Colorado.

2. No exemptions from tariffs, Trump says
Administration officials say the president's plan to enact stiff duties on imported steel and aluminum will be wide-ranging and won't target any particular countries.

3. Security threat closes US Embassy in Turkey Monday
A statement posted on the embassy's web page urges U.S. citizens to avoid the embassy in Ankara as well as large crowds.

4. Why West Virginia teachers will continue to strike
The educators - some of the lowest-paid in the nation - are angered that a 5-percent raise they negotiated with the governor has been cut by the state Senate.

5. Who won Oscars last night?
'The Shape of Water' was the big winner at the 90th Academy Awards last night, taking home four Oscars including best picture and best director. See the full list of winners here.