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BC-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

February 20, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING:

COLORADO WOMAN-MISSING

DENVER — After urging a woman he was having an affair with for months to kill his fiancee, investigators say a Colorado man did it himself on Thanksgiving Day, bludgeoning her to death with a baseball bat. SENT: 691 words, photos. Will be updated with details from newly released court documents.

HAZARDOUS MINES

RIMINI, Mont. _ Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding lakes and streams without being treated, The Associated Press has found. That torrent is poisoning aquatic life and tainting drinking water sources in Montana, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and at least five other states. By Matthew Brown. SENT: 1,300 words.

IN BRIEF:

AVALANCHE-SKIER _ Rescuers are looking for a backcountry skier who may have been caught in an avalanche in southwestern Colorado. They looked for the man after the slide near Telluride on Tuesday with the help of avalanche dogs and resumed the search Wednesday.

SPORTS:

HKN--JETS-AVALANCHE

DENVER _ Gabriel Landeskog and the Colorado Avalanche try to win back-to-back games for the first time since November when they host Winnipeg on Wednesday night. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos from 6:30 p.m. game.