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AP-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

August 1, 2018

Colorado at 1 p.m.

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DENVER — Police are investigating how an officer shot and killed a homeowner who had just killed an intruder attacking his grandson. By Colleen Slevin. Upcoming: 600 words by 4 p.m. Photos planned.


— FEEDING BEARS-FINE — A Durango man has been fined $1,000 for intentionally feeding bears for the third time in the past eight years. The Durango Herald reports a resident reported to Colorado Parks and Wildlife that they had seen a man leaving out food in his backyard for bears.

— FREMONT SHERIFF RESIGNS — Fremont County Sheriff Jim Beicker, who has been the target of a failed recall campaign, is resigning effective Sept. 1.

— EARNS-MOLSON COORS BREWING — Molson Coors Brewing Co. (TAP) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $424.1 million.

— MOLSON COORS-POT DRINKS — Molson Coors will attempt to sell pot-infused drinks in Canada, where consumable marijuana will become legal next year. With photo.

— SEIZURE-FATAL CRASH — A 32-year-old western Colorado man with a history of seizures has been sentenced to four years in prison after crashing into a car on Interstate 70 while having a seizure, killing the driver.

— FENTANYL OVERDOSE-CHARGES — A 27-year-old western Colorado man is charged with selling drugs that led two men to overdose, killing one of them.

— CYCLING ABUSE — A Colorado cycling group says it won’t return to a Maryland town after encountering abuse and white supremacist literature.

— FOUR CORNERS-AIRLINE DISPUTE — The city of Farmington says Great Lakes Aviation failed to pay landing fees and terminal fees before the company ceased Four Corners Regional Airport service.



ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Broncos rookie Bradley Chubb is quickly getting up to speed at outside linebacker. The No. 5 pick overall thinks this group of rushers can create quite a bit of “chaos” and maybe even set the sack record. “It’s definitely possible,” Chubb said. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 5:30 p.m.


ST. LOUIS — A day after trading outfielder Tommy Pham, the St. Louis Cardinals continue their series against the Colorado Rockies. Luke Weaver starts for the Cardinals, while Kyle Freeland goes for the visiting Rockies. By Steve Overbey. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 6:15 p.m.

GLF--Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio — The biggest win for Tiger Woods this year was simply getting a chance to play. He narrowly qualified for the Bridgestone Invitational, which is being held for the last time on the Firestone course where Woods has won eight times. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 4 p.m. EDT.


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