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BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

August 28, 2018

Colorado at 1 p.m.

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TOP STORIES:

BOMBER LAWSUIT

A man serving a life sentence for his role in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center is suing federal prison officials, arguing that his religious rights have been violated. By Kathleen Foody. Developing from trial in federal court.

RENEWABLE ENERGY-COLORADO

DENVER — Colorado regulators have approved Xcel Energy’s plan to nearly double its share of renewable energy despite some doubts about the company’s claims for how much money consumers will save. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 450 words.

BLM RELOCATION-UTAH

Utah state leaders and U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop host a high-ranking Department of Interior official to discuss a possible move of the Bureau of Land Management out West and pitch Ogden as a possible site. UPCOMING: 500 words following 1:30 p.m. round table in Ogden, Utah.

IN BRIEF:

FIREFIGHTING COSTS— Officials estimate that the firefighting costs for two wildfires in northwest Colorado exceed $16 million. The Post Independent reports two remote wildfires burning north and south of Rifle, which started a day apart in late July, are on their way to containment.

SPORTS:

BBN--ROCKIES-ANGELS

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Kyle Freeland starts for the Colorado Rockies against the Los Angeles Angels in their interleague series. By Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos from 8 p.m. game.

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