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DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

1. Investigators look for substance that made children sick

Investigators will return to Jefferson County Open School on Tuesday after students had to be evacuated and washed off outside because of a mysterious toxic substance.

2. Search resumes for two missing hikers

The search resumes in the Echo Lake area on Tuesday morning for two missing hikers — a father and a son — from Minnesota who have not been heard from since Wednesday.

3. Denver Police cracks down on jaywalkers on busy boulevard

Police are cracking down and issuing tickets on a section of Federal Boulevard for pedestrians who are jaywalking. The section of the roadway has become known for crashes.

4. Two of nine midsize SUVs get good grades in crash tests

Only two of nine midsize SUVs received good grades in front-end crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

5. Jefferson County teachers rally over salaries

Teachers in Jefferson County held a rally Monday night, saying they reached an impasse regarding salary negotiation, saying the Jefferson County School Board went back on its promise to give them pay raises.

6. Teens accused of beating man face new charges

Two men charged in the baseball bat beating of a developmentally disabled man in Boulder will face more serious charges. The victim is expected to die from his injuries.

7.  Udall rakes in millions in fundraising

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall had his biggest fundraising quarter to date, bringing in more than $2 million in the first three months of the year.

8. Microsoft ends support for Windows XP

Microsoft on Tuesday is ending support for the operating system Windows XP, opening the way for more viruses on computers. Microsoft says the best solution is to upgrade to Windows 7 or Windows 8.

9. Pistorius breaks down in recalling shooting

Oscar Pistorius broke down on the witness stand Tuesday, sobbing as he recounted the moment he realized he had fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

10. Urban version of cow-tipping in San Francisco

Vandals in San Francisco took the streets earlier this week and allegedly tipped over at least four smart cars, the tiny two-door coupes that are driven in the city.

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