BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO
Aug. 27, 2018
Colorado at 1 p.m.
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A U.S. judge in Seattle blocked the Trump administration Monday from allowing a Texas company to post online plans for making untraceable 3D guns, agreeing with 19 states, including Colorado, and the District of Columbia that such access to the plastic guns would pose a security risk. By Martha Bellisle. SENT: 557 words, photo.
ASPEN SKIING-BASE PAY— Aspen Skiing Co. will be recruiting about 1,200 new employees with a higher base pay for the upcoming winter season The Aspen Times reports the minimum hourly wage for company employees will be $13.50, up from $12 last season.
WYOMING GOVERNOR-HAYNES — A losing candidate for governor in Wyoming continues to face legal action involving questions about whether he lives in the state. Physician Taylor Haynes got 5 percent of the vote in last week's Republican primary.
PEDESTRIAN KILLED— A 54-year-old Colorado man has been killed by a suspected drunken driver while crossing a highway. Fifty-four-year-old Michael Campion from Aspen Village was hit and killed while crossing Highway 82 in Basalt just after 9 p.m. Friday.
FALLEN POT — Two people arrested in south-central Nebraska are facing possible prison time for hauling marijuana, including some that had fallen onto Interstate 80. The Kearney Hub reports that 49-year-old Charlie Red, of Sedalia, Colorado, and 29-year-old Damaisy De La Caridad Rodriguez, of Miami, Florida, pleaded no contest Friday in Buffalo County District Court to felony distribution of marijuana.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Odrisamer Despaigne takes the mound when the Los Angeles Angels attempt to end their six-game skid in the opener of a two-game interleague visit from the Colorado Rockies, who counter with Jon Gray. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos from 8 p.m. game.
ENGLEWOOD — Adam "Pacman" Jones rejoins Vance Joseph in Denver a month shy of his 35th birthday to bolster both the defensive backfield and the Broncos' special teams units. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m.
PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Dozens of U.S.-born NHL players paid tribute to longtime USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson and raised funds for two of his favorite causes, his 2-year-old daughter and grassroots hockey. Auston Matthews and Patrick Kane were among the American stars and standouts who gathered for a charity game won by the Blue over the White 14-9 Sunday. By Larry Lage. SENT: 421 words, photo.
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