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

1. South High School security guard accused of sexting with students

A security guard at South High School was arrested on suspicion of sexting with two underage students, the school said in a letter to parents.

2. Arvada woman accused of conspiracy to help ISIS expected to plead guilty

A 19-year-old Arvada woman accused of trying to help ISIS is expected to plead guilty.

3. Stolen SUV slams into home while vehicle owner chases suspects

Two people are expected to face charges after stealing an SUV and then crashing it into a mobile home in Federal Heights.

4. Snow could fall in Denver as sharp cold front forecast later in week

The seasons are changing and there could be snow in the city when a sharp cold front blasts into the region late Thursday night into Friday morning.

5. Denver native Chauncey Billups retires after 17 NBA seasons

Chauncey Billups, the Denver native and 2004 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, is retiring after playing in the NBA for 17 seasons.

6. Patients find out their insurance company dropped their doctors

Many senior citizens in Colorado found out their insurance company had dropped their doctors and that they’d have to find new ones.

7. Lyons High School football team makes triumphunt return home

It has been a year of comebacks for those caught in the path of the Colorado floods, including the Lyons High School football team that found out it’s hard to have a home-field advantage when you don’t have a home field.

8. Boulder teen wins $50,000 grant to build biometric gun safety sensor

A 17-year-old inventor in Boulder will receive a $50,000 grant to help develop a biometric sensor designed to prevent unauthorized people from firing guns.

9. Poll: Most say Congress is worst in their lifetime

Americans are angry with Capitol Hill, with 83 percent saying they disapprove of how Congress is handling its job, while 65 percent describe it as the “worst Congress of their lifetime.”

10. Internet Slowdown Day protest coming to Netflix and other services

Top sites on the Internet, including Netflix and Reddit, will display a constant “loading” symbol as part of a protest called “Internet Slowdown Day,” a push against the U.S. government’s support for so-called Internet fast lanes.


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