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BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

May 18, 2019

Colorado at 3 p.m.

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IN BRIEF:

DAIRY QUEEN CRASH _ The driver of a vehicle veered off a roadway and crashed into a picnic area at a Dairy Queen, injuring a family of four.

SCHOOL SHOOTING-COLORADO-GRADUATION _The Denver Broncos will host graduation ceremonies for students from a school where one student was killed and eight others injured during a recent shooting.

INTERSTATE 70-FATAL PILEUP _Colorado troopers are targeting traffic violations by commercial trucks after four people were killed when a semi-truck coming out of the mountains crashed into stopped traffic.

OFF-DUTY OFFICER STOP _ A Wyoming teenager is suing an off-duty officer from Colorado who pulled a gun on him as he ran to a bus stop.

CONSTRUCTION FEE-POLICE _ A fast-growing central Colorado community has imposed fees on new construction to pay for police and other public safety services.

ROOSTERS IMPOUNDED _ A Colorado animal shelter director says 33 roosters seized by authorities following a traffic stop are likely to be killed to protect against the spread of disease.

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EXCHANGE-ORAL HISTORY

DURANGO _ Jai Fallows, Deandra Shideler and Cooper Machicek, freshmen at Animas High School, are budding historians. But rather than starting with something as auspicious as World War I or 14th century popes, they’re confining their first foray into something a little more familiar: the north Animas Valley. By Patrick Armijo. SENT: 711 words. Photos planned.

EXCHANGE-PRINCETON-LAS ANIMAS COUNTY

DENVER _ A scholarship founded by the grandson of a man who moved to Trinidad to escape tuberculosis and found his fortune has been sending Las Animas County graduates to Princeton since the 1960s. SENT: 2,647 words. By Kevin Simpson. AP Photo planned.

SPORTS:

PHILADELPHIA — Andrew McCutchen’s early batting practice quickly paid off. He hit a two-run homer, Bryce Harper lined a two-run double and Cole Irvin tossed six effective innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Colorado Rockies 5-4 Friday night. By Rob Maadi. SENT: 700 words, AP Photos.

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