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OIL AND GAS CONFLICTS-COLORADO
DENVER _ Frustrated residents of a Denver suburb say state law is forcing them to participate in a major oil and gas drilling project against their wishes, so they launched legal challenges with potentially significant consequences for the industry. Backed by a federal judge, they have a chance this week to ask state regulators to block multiple wells planned within about 1,300 feet (400 meters) of homes in the city of Broomfield. By Dan Elliott. SENT: 840 words, photos.
CRESTED BUTTE — One person has been killed and two others were injured by deep snow cascading off roofs in southwestern Colorado. The incidents occurred Friday and Saturday in the resort town of Crested Butte, 125 miles (200 kilometers) southwest of Denver. SENT: 130 words. Will be expanded. AP Photos pursuing.
COLORADO GIRL KILLED _ A Colorado teen who pleaded guilty to killing a 10-year-old girl has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years.
FATAL FIRE-GREELEY _ Authorities say one person has died after being trapped in a fire in the basement of a northern Colorado home thought to be abandoned.
COLORADO JUDGE-DISCIPLINE _ Colorado’s top court has censured a former state appeals court judge who used racial epithets in emails with a romantic partner.
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DENVER _ Fresh off a win at Nashville, the Carolina Hurricanes face the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. Both teams are scrambling for playoff position. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 7 p.m. MT.
NV-BKC-T25--COLLEGE BKB POLL-NEVADA _ Nevada has moved up three spots to No. 14 in the final regular season men’s college basketball poll released by The Associated Press.
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