Denver in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, Nov. 20

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Cold weather clouds roll into town, seen here beyond the City and County Building. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) weather; cowx; winter; cold; civic center; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
Cold weather clouds roll into town, seen here beyond the City and County Building. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Lots of disagreement happening in today’s must know — arguments over social pot and what should be historic. It’s kind of like a warm-up for family Thanksgiving conversations, but more civil and educational.

Colorado says that businesses with liquor licenses can’t also have social pot

The new regulation excluding businesses that serve alcohol was being developed even before Election Day by the Liquor Enforcement Division of the Colorado Department of Revenue. (Denverite)

People who disagree with that are saying the state’s trying to protect the liquor industry

State agencies say the rule is for safety since mixing alcohol and marijuana increases impairment. (AP)

Going through ‘hell’ with a city councilman over a Queen Anne-style home

Homeowner Judith Battista wants to sell her place to highest bidder, and she wants a “certificate of non-historic status” to do so. Councilman Rafael Espinoza is trying to make it a historic landmark. (DP)

Colorado-built satellite will change weather forecasting

The GOES-R weather satellite successfully made it into orbit last night. Celebrate by checking out these Lockheed engineers and technicians posing up a storm. (Fox31, Denverite)

Filling Denver’s opportunity gap with bikes

Impact 360 is helping kids prepare for college by focusing on the mind and the body. In the words of one student,”They’re a pretty awesome group and you should join them.” (Denverite)

Yes, more snow is coming

And a good chunk of it will go to the ski resorts. (CBS4)

Ski resorts used to lead when it came to getting flights. Now it takes a village

Businesses and local economies in rural Colorado get a big boost from ski tourism. And flights are the way to guarantee more tourists in more remote parts of Colorado. So now local towns are raising taxes and more to ensure service to their airports. (DP)

Free admission at the Clyfford Still Museum

How did I know about that cool and interesting thing that you can do today? Ashley’s list of things you can do today. Watch out Craig, she’s coming for you. (Denverite)