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BC-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

March 12, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Colorado. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 303-825-0123 or apdenver@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

OIL AND GAS CONFLICTS-COLORADO

DENVER _ Colorado oil and gas regulators hold a court-ordered hearing Tuesday on a request by suburban Denver residents to block a big drilling site planned in their neighborhood. By Dan Elliott. UPCOMING: 350 words by 6 p.m.

TOP STORIES ON THE WIRE:

COLORADO RIVER DROUGHT PLAN

PHOENIX _ A major Southern California water agency is trying to push the state through a final hurdle in joining a larger plan to preserve a key river in the U.S. West that serves 40 million people. Most of the seven states that get water from the Colorado River have signed off on plans to keep the waterway from crashing amid a prolonged drought, climate change and increased demands. But California and Arizona have not, missing deadlines from the federal government. By Felicia Fonseca and Jonathan J. Cooper. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

FATAL SHOOTING-VERDICT _ A Colorado man faces life in prison without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of multiple charges in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year-old girl.

CRASH VICTIM _ Authorities say a western Nebraska man died at a hospital in Colorado after his vehicle crashed.

SPORTS:

DENVER _ The Denver Nuggets try to get back on track Tuesday night against Minnesota. The Nuggets are 4-4 since the All-Star break, including a blowout loss at Golden State on Friday. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 8:30 p.m.

HURRICANES-AVALANCHE

DENVER _ Petr Mrazek got a piece of the shot with his pad, felt the puck trickling behind him and swiftly swung his stick around to knock it away. “Sometimes,” the Carolina goaltender said, “those saves are lucky.” By Pat Graham. SENT: 760 words, moved late Monday. AP Photos