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BC-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

April 3, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

OF COLORADO INTEREST:

CHICANO GROUP-NAME CHANGE

MEChA, a storied Mexican American student group founded 50 years ago amid the militant Chicano Movement, is considering a name change highlighting the divisions between older Latino civil rights advocates and millennials who want to be more inclusive and claim the term Chicano is homophobic. By Russell Contreras. UPCOMING: 400 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

OH--SOLDIER KILLED-AFGHANISTAN _ The body of a 29-year-old Fort Carson soldier who died in combat in Afghanistan will be returned to his hometown of Lancaster, Ohio.

CO--SOLDIER KILLED-AFGHANISTAN-COLORADO _ Flags are lowered in Colorado in honor of Sgt. 1st Class Will D. Lindsay, 33, of Cortez as his body his returned to his home state. AP photos planned.

PHOTOS:

CO-SOLDIER KILLED-AFGHANISTAN-COLORADO, planned from The Gazette

SPORTS:

BKN--SPURS-NUGGETS

The San Antonio Spurs visit the Denver Nuggets. Games starts at 7 p.m. With AP Photos.

BBO--ROCKIES-RAYS

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. _ Charlie Morton starts for the Tampa Bay Rays, who take a five-game winning streak into a series finale against German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies, who’ve lost four straight following a 2-0 start. By Mark Didtler. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 11:10 a.m.