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it is against the law to post a picture of your completed ballot on social media, but critics say that law restricts freedom of speech. now, a federal judge is hearing the arguments. this is the news. i'm britt marino. thanks for joining us. social media has brought a new twist to 2016 as people post selfies with their ballots.
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with the law against those pictur s, but it is the most recent state to see a challenge to the law. cbs 4's jamie leary joins us. what have you learned in court today? >> reporter: well, there are three parties being sued in this case -- the attorney general, the denver district attorney and the secretary of state. they all agreed today that they would not enforce the law, meaning if you post a selfie of your mail-in ballot and shows who who you voted for, you will asked if they would make a public statement, clarifying the change. there was never a direct answer. this law has been around for 125 years to prevent voter coercion and buying and selling of votes. as far as anybody can remember, there's been no record of prosecution under it. in court today, the judge said this factor combined with the fact the parties agreed they will not prosecute under the law, indicates there are problems with it. the judge pressed the secretary of state's office to soften its stance and say that selfies
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one will be prosecuted under the law. the denver d.a.'s office issued a warning that potion ballot selfies a misdemeanor offense. the district attorney said they would be willing to take that statement off its website. theirer toes didn't say they would be willing to post a clarification, though. despite the fact that nobody has been prosecutorred, there have been reports of voters asked to take down photos, killing free speech. pu stop corruption of votes. >> reporter: coercion is a crime. we need to continue to enforce that but you mentioned people being prosecuted. i have yet to find an example in the last 50 year of anybody pros count order coerced with their ballot so my highest concern -- i sworn an oath to the constitution as a military officer and state senator -- my
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close to the election, there is concern that lifting this ban could disrupt procedures at polling places so if it came down to it, senator hill's attorney said they would be willing to allow the ban to stay in place at polling places for now and lifting it temporarily for mail-in ballots so you can do that selfie if you choose to. senator hill plans to fight the law in its entirety in the 2017 legislative session. jamie leary, cbs 4 news. >> it's campaign 2016 is in full swing. chelsea clinton is spending a second day campaigning here on behalf of her mother, democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton. this morning, she was at a get out and vote event in bowledder and delivered a very personal message. >> for me, the selection is both about defeating donald trump and electing a woman who's been fighting for and delivering for children and families and women for literally longer than i've been
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and i believe that if we keep talking to people about what is actually a stake in this election, we will win. >> republican vice presidential candidate mike pence will be in loveland this evening. he's going to be at a rally at 5:30 at the larimer county fairgrounds. our political specialist shaun boyd begins live coverage at 5:00 t. those 270 votes has tightened. cbs news' craig boswell explains the candidates' strategy in the final days of this election. >> reporter: hillary clinton is planning a big rally in arizona tonight, state that hasn't voted for a democrat since her husband won there in 1996. >> he moves on against all latinos. >> reporter: clinton will focus on immigration and spell the differs between her and
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television ads aimed at get lag tee knows to the polls. >> they will go to the polls greater than ever. >> reporter: the campaign expanded it ad buy into states it thought were safe such as colorado, new mexico, michigan and virginia. the clinton campaign insists new ads aren't because they're concerned about tight new poll numbers but donald trump's camp sense answer opening created by the latest turn in clinton's e- mail problems. trump campaigned in wisconsin tuesday night and urged voters ballots for clinton to reconsider. >> you can change your vote to donald trump. we'll make america great again, okay? >> reporter: the trump campaign believes polls are off by as much as 5% and claim that secret supporters will vote for the gop nominee. cbs news election director said that hasn't happened yet. >> we're seeing people who have voted before coming out but the idea so far there are republican who don't typically
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not seeing that yet in the early vote. >> reporter: trump will hold a few rally in the battleground state of florida today. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. >> you can always find election news, including shaun's reality chec s on issues on the ballot in the campaign 2016 section of cbsdenver.com. now take a look. this looks like we would -- what we would expect to see, i should say, on vail pass in november. the snowfall has really piled up there bu let's go to colorado's weather center. good afternoon, ashton. you have some snow there. >> indeed, absolutely, britt. we did not anticipate much from this system and overall the mountains didn't see all that much snow but there was enough energy with the system to produce about 5, 5.5 inches of snow in the middle of mary jane up at winter park resort, winter park opening two weeks from today, and a week from
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they had to delay their opening because there wasn't enough snow. this picture looks a lot better compared to what that view looked like yesterday at this time. as you can see in the mountain, the clouds have cleared out, temperature in the 30s and 40s in the high country, 49 genesee, 56 over denver with a few clouds overhead. we'll call it mostly sunny through the rest of today but, britt, noticeably cooler compared to yesterday afternoon, about ten degrees cooler, in fact, with a high around 61 be down to 50. at 9:00 p.m., 44 and this cooldown doesn't last long. we start warming up tomorrow and will continue into the weekend. your full forecast straight ahead. >> okay, i knew we would fall into fall at some point, ashton. and we bounce right back. details on the arrest of the man wanted for killing two police officers in des moines, iowa. investigators said scott michael green flagged down natural resources officers and
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>> reporter: the manhunt for a suspect in the shooting death of two iowa police officers is over. 46-year-old scott green was arrested this morning in suburban des moines. the search for green began not long after two officers were found fatally shot in their patrol cars overnight. investigators are calling it an ambush. >> it doesn't look like there was any interaction between these officers and whoever the coward is that shot them while they sat in the their cars. >> reporter: the first officer was found dead a.m. local time in urbandale, iowa, the second 20 minutes later and 2 miles away in des moines. >> that's the best we can explain the scene right now. both were in their cars. >> reporter: green was named a suspect at daybreak. he was arrested short time later, mile from the crime scene. the killings were a shock to the quiet community and to the police force, which officers describe as a tight-knit family. >> des moines is not a big city, you know. we all know each other. so -- i mean, we're heart
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a possible motive. cbs news. happening now, students have gathered at the now-closed heritage college in denver. it was a for-profit school and closed its doors suddenly yesterday, leaving hundreds of students wondering what happens to the thousands of dollars they paid for degrees. rick, what's going on out there? >> reporter: well, pretty, they are concerned futures, their money, and their degrees. no one is speaking to them directly from the college. the doors are closed to the college and security personnel as well as a big german shepherd are stationed inside. students have been here all morning. they showed up at the college but found doors locked to get inside. a notice told them heritage college was closed due to financial problems.
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were interfering, and an employee of the college, speaking only for herself, tried to offer help. >> i -- completely understand because it was about you. >> it's not >> we're together. >> we are together, but -- >> families. >> when we went under -- >> standing right here. >> reporter: the college sent down a message to studen mails. this is a very sad site and one we have seen repeatedly at other for-profit colleges that have shut down. just down the road, itt recently, and westwood college before that. we'll have more coming up on cbs 4 news this afternoon. live in lakeside, rick sallinger. >> thank you very much for that. we have new developments for you at the home in castle
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explosive chemicals were found. investigators say one teen involved in this case has extensive knowledge of chemicals. the bomb squad blew up those chemicals on monday night. a castle rock officer discovered them when he went to the home to report the arrest of a teen on an unrelated charge. now, the fbi and atf are investigating. coming up next, honor for a broncos player who proved key in the win over the chargers and how de homeless problem with a program to put them back to work. this is the news. ,, i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them
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blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!? to keep our communities safe, we need a district attorney like jake lilly -- tough, smart, and determined to keep us safe. as a former special assistant u.s. attorney and iraq war veteran, jake lilly is an experienced prosecutor murder and domestic abuse. and he has a smart plan to provide treatment for non-violent offenders, including veterans suffering from mental illness or addiction. jake lilly for district attorney --
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the nfl has named denver broncos cornerback bradley [ indistinct ] the nfc defensive player of the week after the broncos 27-19 win against the chargers. this is the first time the league it came for his first start of the season. roby had seven tackles, defended two passes, and -- oh, by the way, he's the defensive player who returned that interception for a touchdown. he gives denver the lead an , really, revamps the game, in my humble opinion. >> well-earned. >> well deserved. >> yes, indeed. we have snow to talk about. >> in the mountains -- we were showing you winter park earlier -- 5.5 inches of snow.
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there was no accumulation but it came in that quickly and now it's left almost as quickly, britt. yeah, things have dried out already across pretty much all of colorado. here in the denver area as we look towards downtown from our camera over at lookout mountain, 60 degrees. it's just a little hazy but through the rest of the day, mostly sunny skies around here, temperatures a little more fall- like, a bit above normal but certainly closer to normal for the beginning of november, temperature in the 50s for most of us. we have 40s in the foothill a wider view shows 40s for most mountain towns, 60s on the eastern plains, one of the warmest spot in the state at 65 degrees. let's take look at temperatures this afternoon. we'll top out in the 50s, a few 60s in the high country, 60s in the eastern plains as well. doppler 4000 showing a couple of clouds. we were just looking at those from lookout mountain but again, snow is now over and done with. we're not going to see anything additional outside of maybe a renegade snowflake or two in
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the reason we saw that snow and even a little rain on the south side of town -- highlands ranch, lone tree, castle rock, castle pines -- you had a shower your way this morning. it's because of this cutoff low, which will move towards tuscon. it's separated from the main flow in the atmosphere, meaning it can do whatever it wants. we're looking at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning here on the futurecast. you can see arizona and new mexico covered with rain, lot of rain in texas tomorrow morning going to turn around and come back towards the four corners region as we get into friday. this is friday, 9:00 p.m., rain will spread over the southern part of the state, especially down in the mountains where they really need the moisture. some of the ski areas in northern new mexico could do quite well with this but for denver and front range, the chance of rain is small. we have a small chance on saturday. the front raj is in the eastern plains, a few light rain showers possible and in the
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light rain and >> showers possible. 61 denver this afternoon, mostly sunny skies. tomorrow, 68. then on friday, 70s and for the weekend, 60s. colorado goes back to mountain standard time this weekend, which means it's the longest weekend of the year -- i always love this one. we move the clocks back one hour to get that hour sleep back we lost last spring. >> you're milking this good news moment. >> i'm trying, i really am trying. >> thanks for the ashton. a cbs 4 investigation finds some grocery stores are selling something they shouldn't. >> reporter: for our undercover producers, it was easy. to repeatedly buy prescription drugs where they were not supposed to be sold. >> i was surprised and have heard of incidents like this. >> reporter: where it's been happening and what they're selling. >> we need to stop selling
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concerned about what brian discovered about under the counter medicine tonight at 10:00 on cbs 4 news. our "wednesday's child" feels the music in his soul. say high to marshawn. ? hello ? ? hello ? ? ,, "what's your position on equal pay for women?" "it's too early in the morning to ask that question." blood coming out of her wherever." "i think that putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing." "i don't wanna sound too much like a chauvinist but when i come home and dinner's not ready, i go through the roof." "so you treat women with respect?" - "uh, i can't say that either." - "alright." priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. woman: after all donald trump
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do anything. i moved on her like a b***h! woman: trump's just so disgusting and degrading. he's bragged about assaulting women, and he's the republican nominee for president! and congressman mike coffman said he didn't know if donald trump's a sexual predator. come on. look, we just can't vote for coffman or trump. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. my name is charity salazar, and i'm an air force veteran. launch vicious attacks against mike coffman. this year is no different. they say he's waging a war against women. that's just not true. mike stood up for women in the military, protecting us against sexual assault. he believes in equal pay and making sure pregnant women aren't discriminated against at work. time and again mike has stood up for women. i know, because he stood up for me. i'm mike coffman,
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denver is trying a program to help the homeless find day jobs on city sites. the program already put people to work planning trees and civic center park outside the building. the idea is to immediately put people to work. >> nothing greater to help lift someone with up, to help transform someone's life, than to make sure they're able to earn a paycheck every day.
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>> the denver works program offers jobs at both parks and rec sites as well as with private companies it will provide the equipment the workers need, as well as some lunch. workers will make $12.49 an hour. the pilot program is set to run for a year. an 8-year-old boy communiques with others in a really special way. lend a listening ear and meet our "wednesday's child," marshawn. >> here, the teachers work with music therapy and that's what is happening right now with marshawn. ? hello, marshawn ? ? everybody say hi, marshawn ? >> reporter: guitars strumming drive enthusiasm from our wednesday's child. the notes fill the room and 8- year-old marshawn. overcome by joy he dances while music teacher maureen bossman
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>> reporter: we're getting a unique look at the power of music and how it reaches marshawn, who is learning how to best embrace his autism. this practice is called neurological music therapy. >> using music facilitate functional change. >> reporter: it can help people with speech and movement. >> with kiddos with autism, it's a great way to connect, a great way to get eye contact, a great way to really see their ue the violin, marshawn cannot only find the beat but reveals an impressive sense of rhythm. he communicates through music. and feels a special connection to the piano. >> watch this, marshawn. ? [ playing "heart and soul" ] >> this is going to be a great way for him to bond with that family. >> you can find out more about marshawn or any of the children looking for adoptive families
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,, ,, ,, scott tipton -- our congressman? or is he a real-estate agent for big-money campaign contributors? tipton sponsored a bill to give away our public lands to his out-of-state donors. over 30 colorado business leaders called tipton's plans, "a serious threat to the outdoor recreation industry and...thousands of jobs."
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ible for the content of this advertising. christy tells dr. phil her daughter is delusional. her daughter said she's nine months pregnant, despite six negative tests. hailey said she's been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia but is certain she's pregnant. what happens as dr. phil to get haley to sort through the truth and lie in her life today at 4:00. health officials are looking into growing cases of a polio-like illnesses in children. we know of in at least nine case in washington state right now and they found a slab where the body of jesus is said to have been placed after his death. get a look at the so-called holy rock at 5:00.
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like, joke towards you to introduce you after that but that was a hard one. >> that's tough to make that transition. >> the holy grail of weather? >> hey, i like that. that's the good one. park county, a few raindrops, snowflakes, and lightning strike in durango but for us, we're done. >> thank you. almost chickened out but went there. >> you're fine. ,,
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? >> steffy: i knew you were making progress, but i never expected this. >> pam: [ chuckling ] wow. look at you. downstairs, on your feet. >> ridge: here, let me help you. take it easy. >> eric: i... i can manage. >> ridge: okay. >> quinn: all right. you want a pillow for your back? >> eric: no. >> quinn: you good? >> eric: yeah. >> pam: we know you got a ways to go, eric, but with thanksgiving just around the corner, seeing you like this, it gives us all the more reason to be thankful this year. >> steffy: granddad, um, why did

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