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AP-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

November 12, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

IN BRIEF:

COLORADO WEATHER — Many schools in and around Colorado Springs are closed after nearly a foot (0.3 meters) of snow fell in parts of the city.

SKI AREAS OPENING — Vail and Beaver Creek mountains will join other Colorado resorts in opening early for the 2018-19 season.

POLAR BEAR-ZOO — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has acquired an addition to its polar bear family.

SPORTS:

THE TOUGHEST JOB

Soon after he accepted the thankless task of trying to rebuild the sprawling, fractured operation at USA Track and Field, Doug Logan received a one-line text from the NBA commissioner at the time, David Stern: “You only take the easy ones.” Logan laughed. Deep down, the former commissioner of Major League Soccer knew if he did what was necessary, he’d make enemies and be gone in a few years. By Eddie Pells. SENT: 1300 words, photo.

AVALANCHE-OILERS

EDMONTON, Alberta — The Colorado Avalanche broke out of their slump by beating a team struggling just as much as them. Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots to help the Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Sunday night to snap a five-game losing streak. SENT: 550 words, photos.

BUCKS-NUGGETS

DENVER — Brook Lopez always drew attention in the paint. Now, the Milwaukee Bucks’ 7-footer is starting to draw a defensive crowd the moment he crosses the half-court line because of his 3-point shooting. Lopez had a career-high eight 3-pointers and 28 points to help the Milwaukee Bucks snap an eight-game skid in Denver, beating the Nuggets 121-114 on Sunday night. By Dennis Georgatos. SENT: 800 words, photos.

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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Colorado and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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