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AP-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

August 29, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.



WASHINGTON — Does Brett Kavanaugh belong on the Supreme Court? It’s a question that may be consuming Washington, but one that elicits a shrug from many Americans. And there’s also no nationwide consensus on whether the Senate should vote on his nomination before Election Day. “If we do it before the midterms, it’ll go too quickly and we’ll have too many conservatives on the court, and I don’t think that’s a good thing,” said Anna Horton, 50, of Fountain, Colorado, who prefers that lawmakers wait. By Kevin Freking and Emily Swanson. SENT: 781 words, photos.


COLORADO SPRINGS-OFFICER SHOT — A Colorado Springs police officer who was shot in the head during a confrontation with an armed suspect has been moved to a Denver-area rehabilitation hospital.

MISSING WOMAN — A Colorado man charged in the death of his pregnant girlfriend has pleaded not guilty. Donthe (DON’-tay) Lucas pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in court in Pueblo on Tuesday. A judge scheduled his trial for April.

DENVER SHOOTING-MIDDLE SCHOOL— Police have arrested a boy in a shooting that critically injured a teenage boy outside of a Denver middle school. Police said Wednesday that the suspect is being held for investigation of aggravated assault.



DENVER —Von Miller went bonkers when Bradley Chubb fell to the Denver Broncos with the fifth pick in the NFL draft. Chubb not only takes pressure off Miller, who hasn’t been back to the playoffs since winning Super Bowl 50 MVP honors, but he bolsters what was already a dynamic Denver pass rush and covers a whole lot of warts in the Broncos’ beleaguered secondary. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton. UPCOMING: 750 words.

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.

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