TODAY: Bitter Cold, Comet Landing, No $37.50 Bottle of Wine

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DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.

1. Bitter cold keeps grip on Colorado

Bitter cold temperatures will keep their grip on Colorado and more snow is expected to fall.

2. Animal control responds to concerns about pets left outside in the cold

The Denver Animal Shelter was busy fielding calls from neighbors worried about animals stuck outside in the inclement weather.

3. Valuable tips will keep your pipes from freezing during the cold snap

Protecting your plumbing is top of mind for many people as the mercury drops even lower over the next 24 hours.

4. Man freed after being trapped in wall at Marshalls store for 2-3 days

Police rescued a man from inside a wall of a Marshalls department store and they believe he had been trapped for two to three days.

5. Man fights VA, says half of his father’s insurance benefits went to employee

Wade Barton is fighting the Department of Veterans Affairs over his father’s life insurance policy. He’s upset because half of the money went to a VA social worker who helped with his father’s care.

6. Broncos bring in maligned lineman Richie Incognito for visit, don’t sign him

The Broncos brought in free agent Richie Incognito, a former Pro Bowl lineman whose own issues have been well-publicized, for a visit this week but decided not to sign him.

7. Republicans tap Cadman as next Senate President

After winning a one-seat majority, Colorado’s Republican senate caucus elevated Senate Minority Leader Bill Cadman to serve as Senate president next year.

8. Lander is go for attempted comet touchdown

Rosetta mission controllers have made the first call to go for an attempted landing on Comet 67P, the European Space Agency announced. If it succeeds it will be the first time a spacecraft has landed on a comet.

9. Regular marijuana habit changes your brain, could lower your IQ, study says

Using marijuana at an early age could have long-term consequences on your brain and it may even lower your IQ, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

10. Man orders what he thought was a $37.50 bottle of wine — then the check arrived

A New Jersey man who thought he ordered a $37.50 bottle of wine got a huge shock when he got the bill.

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