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DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Friday, May 16, 2014.

1. Thousands of veterans’ medical records accidently released by VA

A FOX31 Denver investigation found that the personal medical records of patients at the sprawling Veterans Affairs Medical Campus in Cheyenne, Wyo., are sometimes sent to the wrong person.

2. Red Rocks to get noise test

Local leaders will attend the Global Dub Festival at Red Rocks Amphitheatre and tour Morrison-area homes to see what neighbors are complaining about as noise complaints have been on the rise.

3. Wife of Aurora Fire chief investigated in hit-and-run

Adriene Garcia, the wife of Aurora Fire Chief Mike Garcia, is suspected in a hit-and-run accident that left two children injured Wednesday night. She likely is facing felony charges in the accident.

4. Missing hiker found dead

Nicholas Coates, 21, was found dead near Bailey after he went for a hike. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating the nature of the death.

5. Used cars sold in Colorado with open recalls

A FOX 31 Denver investigation found tens of thousands of vehicles for sale in Colorado with unfixed recalls, and if customers don’t know what to look for they could put themselves and their families in jeopardy.

6. Ex-sheriff looking at jail

Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan pleaded guilty to violating his probation and could be looking at 12 to 18 months in jail.

7. Welker’s big Derby winnings up in air

Broncos receiver Wes Welker, who was seen passing out $100 bills to strangers after winning big at the Kentucky Derby, was overpaid on the winnings by nearly $15,000, according to a report.

8. Two arrested near San Diego on suspicion of arson

As the San Diego-area wildfires raged on, two teenagers were arrested on suspicion of arson, but officials are still investigating to see if they have any connection to the other numerous fires in the area.

9. GM orders another recall involving 3 million cars

General Motors issued another recall that involved 3 million calls, and the government has called a news conference about the issue Friday morning.

10. Pentagon has a plan in place for … zombies

From responses to natural disasters to a catastrophic attack on the homeland, the Pentagon has a plan of action ready to go. And according to a document, it’s ready in case a zombie apocalypse befalls the country.

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