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 Colleen Slevin at 303-825-0123 or Colleen Slevin is on the desk, followed by Thomas Peipert.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, two people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. By Sadie Gurman. SENT: 855 words, photos. Will be updated.


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Stan Dube sketched portraits of his fellow soldiers during World War II. The 17 drawings were stashed in an attic after the war and found only a year ago by his son. Now, Ira Dube is on a mission to identify the men in his father's old sketches. So far he's identified two of them. The Colorado man has sent the other 15 sketches to the New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center. The museum plans to post the sketches on its website. By Chris Carola. SENT: 568 words, photos.



BOULDER — Senior guard Tra Holder and No. 4 Arizona State try for their first win in Boulder since 2013 when the Sun Devils face Colorado on Thursday night. The Buffaloes are 6-1 against ASU at home. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos from 6:30 p.m. game time.


DENVER — Goaltender Jonathan Bernier will fill in for an injured Semyon Varlamov when the Colorado Avalanche host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. By Michael Kelly. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos from 7 p.m. game.


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