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AP-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

October 1, 2018

Colorado at 5:15 p.m.

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TOP STORIES:

COLORADO RIVER-WATER SHORTAGE

PHOENIX — Progress is being made in talks toward a set of agreements for cities, farmers and tribes to share in Colorado River water cutbacks, according to Arizona water officials. The Arizona Republic reports that the state water officials also want to join in a larger proposed deal to prevent Lake Mead from dropping even further. SENT: 400 words.

PREDATOR CONTROL-CYANIDE CAPSULES

BEND, Ore. — Nearly 100 environmental groups are calling for a ban in Oregon on the use of cyanide capsules to control predators like coyotes, foxes and wild dogs that can attack and eat livestock animals, a newspaper reported. The groups sent a letter this month to state and federal agencies calling the M-44 devices ineffective and dangerous to humans, pets and other animals not being targeted, The Bulletin reported on Monday. SENT: 370 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

— BOWLING ALLEY DEATH — The owner of a southern Colorado bowling alley has died after getting stuck in a pin setting machine.

— MISSING WOMAN-REMAINS — Searchers have found numerous remains believed to belong to a Colorado woman who disappeared in 1980.

— MISSING KAYAKER — A search continued Monday for a kayaker reported missing on a northern Colorado lake.

— CLOSING ABANDONED MINES — Agencies are in the process of closing 25 abandoned mines on the Alpine Loop Scenic Byway between Silverton and Lake City by fall to prevent any accidents or fatalities.

— COLORADO STATE-PRESIDENT — The president of Colorado State University is stepping down in July, when he will begin working full time as the chancellor of the CSU system.

— NEPAL-US MOUNTAIN SKIERS — Two American climbers have successfully skied down from the summit of the world’s fourth-highest mountain, organizers said Monday.

— FINANCIAL MARKETS-BOARD OF TRADE — Wheat for Dec. rose .50 cents at 5.0950 a bushel; Dec. corn was up 9.50 cents at 3.6875 a bushel; Dec. oats was gained 5 cents at $2.6975 bushel; while Nov. soybeans was advanced 12.25 cents at $8.5775 a bushel.

SPORTS:

CHIEFS-BRONCOS

DENVER — Patrick Mahomes, who has a record 13 touchdown passes through three games and zero interceptions, plays in prime time Monday night when the Kansas City Chiefs play the Denver Broncos. By Arnie Stapleton. (Game starts at 6:15 p.m. MT)

ROCKIES-DODGERS

LOS ANGELES — Rookie Walker Buehler starts for the Dodgers against German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies in the NL West tiebreaker. A win would give Los Angeles a sixth consecutive division title and send the club to the NLDS. The loser goes to the NL wild-card game. By Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. (Game started at 2 p.m. MT)

With: BASEBALL-THE LATEST

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