BC-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO
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GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-NATIONAL PARKS
SALT LAKE CITY _ National parks across the United States are scrambling to clean up and repair damage that visitors and storms caused during the recent government shutdown while bracing for the possibility of another closure ahead of the busy Presidents Day weekend later this month. By Brady McCombs and Felicia Fonseca.
BUDDHIST TEACHER-SEX ASSAULT _ Police in Colorado have arrested a teacher from a Buddhist meditation center for the sexual assault of a teenage girl.
FBN--SUPER BOWL-NFL CHOIR
ATLANTA _ Retired Dallas Cowboys safety Dextor Clinkscale gets a chance each year to re-experience the camaraderie of playing in the NFL when the Super Bowl Gospel Choir convenes to perform in the city hosting the league’s marquee game. The choir provides about 60 players — mostly retired and a couple of current ones — a different type of team atmosphere, one that combines a love of gospel music and pro football. By George Henry.
DENVER _ Snowboarder Chloe Kim has long been in a class by her herself in the lofty subjects of double corks and front-side twists. Soon, instead of defying physics, she could be learning some. And instead of making history, she will study it. By Pat Graham.
DENVER _ Fresh off making his first All-Star team, Nikola Jokic leads the Denver Nuggets into a game against James Harden and the Houston Rockets on Friday night. On the line for Harden is a streak of 24 straight 30-point games. By Michael Kelly. Game time is 10 p.m. EST.
CORVALLIS, Ore. _ Colorado is still seeking its first Pac-12 victory this season when the Buffaloes visit No. 9 Oregon State on Friday night. By Kyle Odegard. Game starts at 7 p.m. PT