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AP-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

September 20, 2018

Colorado at 1 p.m.

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COLLEGE TOUR-NATIVE AMERICANS

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An attorney for two Native American brothers pulled from a Colorado State University tour earlier this year asked the school for policy changes, saying Wednesday that campus officers violated the teens’ constitutional rights by stopping them and patting them down without any suspicion of a crime. A letter from American Civil Liberties Union attorney Sarah Hinger demands the university revisit its campus police policies and training to avoid another “humiliating” situation similar to the April 30 encounter. By Mary Hudetz. SENT: 430 words.

ALSO OF COLORADO INTEREST:

MARIJUANA MUSEUM

LAS VEGAS — A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets. Las Vegas’ newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a museum celebrating all things cannabis. By Regina Garcia Cano. SENT: 550 words, national lines. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

— GROUND BEEF RECALL — A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds (60,000 kilograms) of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17. AP Photo.

— DREAMERS-COLLEGE FUNDING — Students at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, who are in the country without authorization, now have the opportunity to earn their degrees without paying upfront through a first-of-its-kind funding model.

— ARMY CAPTAIN KILLED — Police in Colorado Springs are investigating the weekend shooting death of a U.S. Army captain stationed at Fort Carson.

— BABY DEATH-PARENTS CHARGED — A 23-year-old Colorado woman has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse after her 6-week-old son starved to death Donica Mirabal of Colorado Springs entered her plea Wednesday and faces eight to 32 years in prison when she is sentenced on Nov. 30.

— COUNTY COMMISSIONER DEATH — A northern Colorado county commissioner who sought the Republican nomination for governor this year has died.

SPORTS:

FBC-COLORADO-LANDMAN’S LANDING

BOULDER, Colo. — Inside linebacker Nate Landman showed glimpses of greatness as a freshman, when he totaled 17 tackles in spot play for the Colorado Buffaloes. Through three games this year, he’s already doubled that number to go along with a sack, a forced fumble and two interceptions. By Arnie Stapleton. UPCOMING: 400 words by 6 p.m.

FBN--BRONCOS-RAVENS CAPSULE

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