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BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

April 5, 2019

Colorado at 1 p.m.

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IN BRIEF:

UNDERSHERIFF-WOMAN DIES _ Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy in Colorado came within “a half of an inch” of a possibly fatal injury after being shot while trying to prevent a suicidal woman from killing herself.

MISSING WOMAN-COLORADO _ A Colorado man suspected of killing the mother of his child won’t enter a plea until next month.

PHOTOS:

MISSING WOMAN-COLORADO _ Teller County Sheriff deputies lead Patrick Frazee into the Teller County Courthouse on Friday in Cripple Creek, Colo. Frazee, is charged with murdering 29-year-old Kelsey Berreth. His arraignment hearing was delayed until May 24 because of ongoing evidence testing.

NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK CONVENTION _ Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, addresses the National Action Network Convention in New York on Friday.

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OF COLORADO INTEREST:

ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATS

NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidates on Friday touted their plans on criminal justice reform, the study of reparations and other racial equality issues, highlighting the critical role black voters will play in choosing the party’s 2020 nominee. Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper used his speech at the National Action Network’s conference to outline his record on policing, suggesting that the nation “shutter some prisons altogether.” By Elana Schor. SENT: 485 words, photos.

SPORTS:

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DENVER _ After a 3-4 start on the road, the Colorado Rockies play their first game at Coors Field on Friday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Rockies will throw Tyler Anderson and the Dodgers Kenta Maeda. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos from 2:10 p.m. game.

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The Portland Trail Blazers visit the Denver Nuggets. UPCOMING: 650 words from 7 p.m. game.

NBA PLAYOFF PICTURE _ A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with six days remaining in the regular season.

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