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Free state park admission and a heartwarming rescue video: 5 Things to Know for Monday, Aug. 6

Posted at 7:41 AM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-06 09:44:00-04

Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. 

1. Firefighters rescue fawn in heartwarming video

Need some good news to start off your week? Watch this video of firefighters in Aurora rescuing a fawn that fell into a basement foundation at a construction site over the weekend. 

2. Free admission to state parks today

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free entrance to all of its 41 state parks Monday to celebrated Colorado's 142th birthday. Not sure which state park to go to? Check out the ones closest to you. 

3. President Trump reveals purpose of meeting with Russian lawyer

On Sunday morning, President Trump acknowledged the reason behind the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a Kremlin-connected lawyer and his son. Here's what he said

4. Cool this morning, with storms this afternoon

Kids who were waiting at the bus stop for the first day of school had some good temperatures this morning. Today is the coolest day this week, with warmer and drier weather coming our way by Wednesday. 

5. Hundreds raise funds at 5K for Bigelow family

Hundreds of people gathered for a 5K Sunday morning to support the Bigelow family, which was devastated after a road-rage shooting that killed one son, and injured the mother and another son. If you didn't make it and want to help the family with their medical bills, click here