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DENVER — Here are your 10 Things to Know for Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

1. Snow moving into Denver metro area

Snow was moving from the south toward the Denver metro area on Wednesday morning, with totals expected to range from 1 to 4 inches.

2. High-powered attorney blasts Denver for treatment of Bill Cosby protesters

National women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred has written a scathing letter blasting Denver for the way she and other women were treated during the weekend’s protest of Bill Cosby.

3. Kubiak: Broncos coaching job was ‘game changer for me’

New Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said returning to the organization was a “game changer” and that when he arrived back in Colorado, “I knew I was home.”

4. DPD: Teen stole injured officer’s car, tried to sell stolen items online

A teen male allegedly stole a car belonging to an injured Denver Police officer while he was being treated in the hospital, according to an arrest affidavit.

5. Seven potential jurors dismissed on first day of jury selection for Aurora theater shooting trial

The first day of jury selection in the Aurora theater shooting case ended with seven potential jurors being dismissed. Four of them did not live in Arapahoe County and two had notes from their doctors for medical issues.

6. Castle Rock man whose ‘anti-gay’ cake was rejected: ‘I was discriminated against’

The man who filed a discrimination complaint against a Denver baker after she refused to make him a cake with an anti-gay cake message is a Christian educator who lives in Castle Rock and said he was discriminated against.

7. Boulder City Council considers restrictions on building heights

The City of Boulder is looking to keep buildings small as the city council considers only allowing builders to go above 55 feet in certain areas.

8. Obama focuses on ‘middle-class economics’ in State of the Union tax plan

President Barack Obama made a feisty pitch for economic populism in his penultimate State of the Union, touting the improving economy on his watch and making the case that government has a role in ensuring equal opportunity for all.

9. There are dangers to taking a daily dose of aspirin

Millions of people take a daily dose of aspirin to protect against heart attack and stroke, but researchers say as many as 12 percent shouldn’t be.

10. Report: 11 of 12 Patriots’ footballs under-inflated for AFC Championship Game

The New England Patriots had 11 of their 12 allotted game footballs for the AFC Championship Game under-inflated by two pounds of air as required by NFL rules, according to an ESPN report.

 

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