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BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

November 20, 2018

Colorado at 5:15 p.m.

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COLORADO FAMILY KILLED

DENVER — A Colorado man was sentenced Monday to life in prison for killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters and dumping their bodies on an oil work site. Prosecutors have said they agreed not to seek the death penalty in exchange for Christopher Watts’ guilty plea, after seeking approval from Shanann Watts’ family. By Kathleen Foody. SENT: 500 words. AP Photo.

IN BRIEF:

DENVER SHOOTING — Police say multiple people have been shot in downtown Denver, but there was no immediate word on the severity of their injuries.

RHODES SCHOLARS-COLORADO — A University of Colorado senior is the first woman from the school to win a Rhodes scholarship and the first CU student since 1993 to be selected for the honor.

MUSIC-THE ROLLING STONES — The Rolling Stones says it is adding a 13-show leg to its No Filter tour in spring 2019, including a Colorado appearance.

SPORTS:

FBN--BRONCOS-JOSEPH

ENGLEWOOD — Vance Joseph’s decision to tuck his red challenge flag back into his pants pocket loomed large until the Denver Broncos pulled off a last-second win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Still, the failed 2-point conversion early in the fourth quarter of Denver’s 23-22 last-second win highlighted a loophole in the NFL rule book that Denver’s coach said Monday he’d like to see closed. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 580 words, photos.

FBC--CRUMBLING COLORADO

BOULDER — Mired in a six-game slump, the Colorado Buffaloes fired coach Mike MacIntyre. Now they have to quickly regroup because with a win on Saturday at California, the team becomes bowl eligible. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 5 p.m.

BKN--NUGGETS-BUCKS

BOULDER — Mired in a six-game slump, the Colorado Buffaloes fired coach Mike MacIntyre. Now they have to quickly regroup because with a win on Saturday at California, the team becomes bowl eligible. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 5 p.m.

COWBOYS-GALLUP’S BROTHER — Dallas Cowboys rookie receiver Michael Gallup is away from the team after being told following a victory in Atlanta that his brother had died by suicide.

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