AP-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO
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WASHINGTON — Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people. At least 17 newly elected House Democrats back stricter gun laws. In Colorado, Democrat Jason Crow beat GOP Rep. Mike Coffman, who received an A rating from the NRA and more than $37,000 in campaign contributions from the group. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 880 words. AP Photos.
LOVELAND-NEIGHBOR KILLED — A Colorado man who was convicted of killing his 75-year-old neighbor in June 2015 has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
FORT CARSON-AFGHANISTAN — About 300 Fort Carson soldiers are back home from Afghanistan. Families were waiting to greet the members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team for a homecoming ceremony just before 1 a.m. Friday at the post.
SKI--VONN’S LAST GO-AROUND
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — Lindsey Vonn will begin her season and her quest to become the all-time winningest ski racer in a few weeks in Lake Louise, Alberta, where she’s won so many times. She’s trying to enjoy the moment and not think too much about breaking Ingemar Stenmark’s hallowed mark of 86 World Cup wins. “I’m going to make some final good memories — take a lot of pictures,” said Vonn, who has 82 victories. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 4 p.m.
DENVER — At 9-2, the Denver Nuggets are off to one of their best starts in franchise history. They take a 6-0 home mark into the game against the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night. By Michael Kelly. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 7 p.m. ET.
WINNIPEG — The Colorado Avalanche are on the road at the Winnipeg Jets in NHL action on Friday night. Game time is 6 p.m.
MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Colorado and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.