Colorado at 1 p.m.

The desk and can be reached at 800-332-6917 or 303-825-0123. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

TOP STORIES:

METHANE-COLORADO

DENVER — The Trump administration is rolling back some U.S. regulations on climate-changing methane pollution, calling them expensive and burdensome, but Colorado says its rules are working — and they have industry support. By Dan Elliott. SENT: 795 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

CREDIT UNION THEFT — A federal judge has sentenced a woman to two years in prison, after she admitted stealing thousands of dollars from an elderly woman while managing a Colorado credit union.

CHILD ABUSE-PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE — A Colorado middle school teacher accused of assaulting a student who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance has pleaded guilty and has retired from teaching.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-SEARCH — Rangers are looking for an Illinois man who didn't return from a hike in Rocky Mountain National Park.

SPORTS:

COLORADO-COLORADO ST

DENVER — Colorado chases after its fourth straight win over Colorado State in the Rocky Mountain Showdown on Friday night at the home of the Denver Broncos. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 9:30 p.m. ET.

ADAMS STATE-FEMALE KICKER

DENVER — The field goal kicker from Adams State thought about her range for a moment. On the field, it's at least 54 yards, which is how far she connected on one during practice. In the arena of opening doors for other female football players, she hopes it's endless. Rebecca "Becca" Longo became one of the first females to receive a partial football scholarship a season ago. Given all the media attention surrounding her, the team elected to redshirt her. By Pat Graham. SENT: 1034 words, photos.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

ROYALS-ROCKIES TRADE — Rockies, trying to chase Arizona in NL West, acquire backup catcher Drew Butera from Royals.

____

If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apdenver@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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.