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BC-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

February 25, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Colorado. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to 303-825-0123 or apdenver@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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UPCOMING:

MULTI-STATE CRIME SPREE

ROSEBURG, Ore. _ Two men suspected in a crime spree across three states, including a deadly Colorado carjacking, have been arrested in Oregon. Oregon State Police said Sunday that 31-year-old Jose Lopez-Jovel and 30-year-old Matthew Anthony Fanelli are being held on multiple charges in separate county jails. SENT: 130 words. Will be expanded.

BARRICK GOLD-NEWMONT

NEW YORK _ Barrick Gold will try to acquire Newmont Mining Corp. in an approximately $18 billion all-stock deal that would create a mining behemoth worth about $42 billion. Colorado’s Newmont has rejected any talk of a buyout from the Canadian miner so far and the unsolicited bid from its fierce rival appears likely to become hostile. On Monday, it appeared no closer to accepting a bid from Barrick.

SPORTS:

HKN--PANTHERS-AVALANCHE

The Florida Panthers visit the Colorado Avalanche. Game starts at 7 p.m. With AP Photos.