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NEW YORK — Across the country, thousands of shoppers flocked to stores on Thanksgiving or woke up before dawn the next day to take part in this most famous ritual of American consumerism. “It doesn’t really feel like Christmas until now,” said Kim Bryant, shopping in suburban Denver with her daughter and her daughter’s friend. By Joseph Pisani, Anne D’Innocenzio and Clare Galofaro. SENT: 1180 words, photos.
FATAL CRASH — Authorities say a stolen vehicle involved in a fatal collision in northern Colorado was used to crash into a pawn shop and steal guns a few hours earlier.
WINTRY STORM-COLORADO — Cold and snowy weather has blasted into Colorado, potentially bogging down mountain travel during the busy holiday ski weekend.
DENVER PEDESTRIAN FATAL — Police in Denver are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian and injured two others.
OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING — The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a Colorado State Patrol officer fatally shot someone at the scene of a one-vehicle crash in western Colorado.
DENVER — The Pittsburgh Steelers can unnerve plenty of defenses with the NFL’s best pair of pass catchers and the league’s top tight end tandem. Not Denver’s. “We’ve had a tough game every week,” Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. said. “We haven’t had any easy games. So, this is just another top offense that we get to see, another great challenge and we’re up for it.” By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 890 words, photos.
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ENGLEWOOD — Omitted from the combine invitation list and ignored in the NFL draft, Denver Broncos rookie running back Phillip Lindsay has gone from head-scratcher to head-turner. Lindsay is averaging 5.5 yards a carry and has rushed for 670 yards and five touchdowns, including two against the Chargers last week. He also has two dozen catches for 187 yards and a TD. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 835 words, photo.
SKI--SHRIFFRIN’S HECTIC SCHEDULE
By the end of last season, Mikaela Shiffrin was so drained she couldn’t possibly imagine racing in that many events ever again. Right up until this season, that is. The two-time World Cup overall champion now envisions an even more frenzied pace. From downhill to super-G, from giant slalom to an array of slaloms along with the occasional combined, just sign her up. By Pat Graham. SENT: 985 words, photos.
DENVER — The Orlando Magic kick off a five-game trip Friday night in Denver against a Nuggets team that’s trying to get back on track after a 9-1 start. By Michael Kelly. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time is 7 p.m. MST.
BKC--DENVER-SEATTLE — Seattle tops Denver to open the Elgin Baylor Classic, 82-63.
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