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Hyperloop-inspired transport system and more: 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, Nov. 14

Posted at 5:45 AM, Nov 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-14 07:45:46-05

DENVER -- Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Tuesday, Nov. 7.

1. CDOT to announce Hyperloop-inspired test track
CDOT is teaming up with a California-based company called Arrivo to build a test track for a high-speed transportation system in Colorado. The formal announcement is scheduled for 11 a.m.

2. Denver bans cat declawing
The Denver City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday night that prohibits the practice of declawing cats. The procedure will still be allowed when deemed medically necessary.

3. Organizations release scorecard examining policy body camera programs
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn will release an updated scorecard that evaluates the civil rights safeguards of police body-worn camera programs in 75 cities, including Aurora.

4. City of Aurora to test emergency outdoor warning sirens 
The city of Aurora Office of Emergency Management will conduct an audible test of the city's emergency outdoor warning sirens at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The test will include more than 50 sirens throughout Aurora and feature a 3-minute "wail" tone. 

5. Warm Tuesday
Tuesday is almost just as warm across the plains. Temperatures will warm quickly under sunny skies and will climb to the mid to upper 60s by mid-afternoon.