"F*ck It, I Quit:" See Reporter Charlo Greene Come Out On Air as Cannabis Club Owner

Categories: Marijuana

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Charlo Greene. Videos and more below.
In February 2013, we explained how the legalization of limited marijuana sales in Colorado and Washington were prefigured by a case in Alaska that dates back decades -- but which has resulted in a confusing and unregulated situation.

Now, however, the movement for regulating marijuana sales in Alaska following the Colorado and Washington models has a new face -- that of Charlo Greene, a KTVA-TV reporter who announced that she was leaving her job to work full time as the head of Alaska Cannabis Club via an on-air resignation last night that concluded, "Fuck it, I quit." Here's the video:

See also: Marijuana Legalization: How Colorado is Following Alaska's Smoke Trail

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Reader's Picks for Five NFL Broadcasters That Suck Harder Than Phil Simms

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Phil Simms.
Our post about a petition signed by more than 40,000 people demanding that Phil Simms be banned from broadcasting Broncos games didn't generate a lot of commentary love for Simms from our readers. However, this person thinks there are plenty of other NFL game callers who are more irritating than the man who was back at the microphone for the Broncos' loss to the Seahawks yesterday.

See also: Here's Why 40,000 Broncos Fans Hate Phil Simms's Guts

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Top Six Things Cosplay Virgins Need to Know

Categories: Denver Blogs

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Denver blog posts play well with others.

At our Show and Tell blog, Adam Roy shares six things you should know about Cosplay.

The Colorado Independent on a voter-registration showdown between CU and CSU.

Denver Egotist on the online launch of Industry.

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Jacinto Zavala: No Charges in Police Killing of Ex-Soldier Who Referenced Michael Brown

Categories: News

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Photos of Jacinto Zavala from his Adamson Funeral & Cremation Services memorial page. Additional images and more below.
Several websites, including this one, have likened Greeley resident Jacinto Zavala's death in an August police shooting to the violent death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri -- an incident that led to riots and a national dialogue about race and law enforcement. Zavala, a former soldier said to suffer from PTSD, was holding a BB gun at the time he was killed, but his family has disputed that he was aiming it when officers pulled their triggers.

Now, the Weld County District Attorney's Office has issued a report about Zavala that reveals he actually mentioned Brown in the context of saying, "I'm not going to shoot the cops." Yet other factors led the DA's office to deem the officers' actions justified. Photos, details and the decision letter below.

See also: David Ludewig Shooting: No Charges Against Security Guard for Killing Man With Airsoft Gun

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Student Arrests: Most Police Agencies Violating Law About Reporting Busts, Citations

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Just 22 percent of Colorado law enforcement agencies and district attorneys complied with a new state law that requires them to submit reports about their contacts with students -- a number that the group Padres y Jovenes Unidos says is disappointing. The Smart School Discipline Law was passed in 2012 and requires that such agencies submit reports by August 1 each year detailing their interactions with students, whether those interactions consist of a police investigation, an arrest or a prosecution.

See also: Denver Police and DPS Agree: No More Tickets for Bad Language, Minor Scuffles

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Cannabis Calendar for the Week of September 22: Doughnuts, Music and Pot

Categories: Marijuana

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Photo courtesy of the Wellspring Collective Facebook page.
Like ribs? Like doughnuts? Like music? Like pot? Hopefully you've snatched up an invite to tonight's Wellspring Collective anniversary party. If not, well, we've got plenty more pot-related events where that came from. Here they are:

See also: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Review: Golden Meds in North Denver

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Andres Gaspar, Youth Soccer League President: Second Poker-Turned-Child-Sex-Assault Claim

Categories: Colorado Crimes

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Andres Gaspar. Additional images and more below.
At 9:30 a.m. today in Denver County Court, youth soccer league president Andres Gaspar is scheduled to be formally charged with sexual assault on a child, among other charges -- and this process should feel very familiar to him. Less than two weeks ago, on September 11, Gaspar was in the very same courthouse facing an identical accusation, albeit in regard to a different victim. The latest came forward after news broke about the first -- and the technique described in arrest reports for both cases involve poker games that allegedly turned into disturbing crimes. Those documents plus additional photos and more below.

See also: Marc Pereira, Youth Soccer Coarch, Busted for Sex Assault on One of His Players

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Urban Dictionary for Pot? Ten Definitions From Ganjapreneur's Marijuana Slang Site

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The Ganjapreneur website wants to put words in your mouth: Its new Marijuana Slang Dictionary aspires to be the Urban Dictionary of pot jargon. The page is too new to have much user-generated content, but the starter set of definitions is amusing in and of itself -- especially usage samples that will make you feel stoned while reading them whether you are or not. Check out ten of the most memorable, video-illustrated for your enjoyment.

See also: Photos: Ten Weirdest "Colorado" Terms on Urban Dictionary

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Jeffco Teachers' Sickout Repeat, New Student Protests Over "Patriotism" Mandate and More?

Categories: Education

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Student protest images courtesy of 7News. Additional photos and more below.
On Friday, opposition to new Jefferson County School Board proposals regarding teacher pay and history instruction focusing on "patriotism" exploded into action, with instructor sickouts leading to closures at two high schools, Standley Lake and Conifer, where students rallied to offer support. Now, amid warnings about a possible sickout repeat today, students from at least three Jeffco high schools are planning walkouts tomorrow, and a petition decrying American history censorship has gathered more than 8,000 signatures and counting. Photos, video and details below.

See also: Douglas County Republicans Ramp Up the Rhetoric in School Board Fight

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Top Twenty Tweets About Broncos' Loss to Seahawks Being a Moral Victory

Categories: Sports, Tech

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Broncos fans definitely aren't predictable. After last week's narrow victory over the Chiefs, plenty of Denver loyalists took to Twitter to declare that the Broncos suck even though they were 2-0. But following yesterday's 26-20 overtime loss to the Seahawks, most tweets were upbeat because Denver lost a nail-biter, as opposed to being blown out again as in the Super Bowl. Here are our top twenty examples, illustrated with images from the game.

See also: Top Twenty Tweets About How the Broncos Suck Even Though They're 2-0

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