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BC-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

March 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 TODAY:

WINTER WEATHER

LONGMONT _ National Guard troops used specialized vehicles with tank-like treads to rescue stranded drivers in Colorado in the wake of a massive late-winter storm that unleashed heavy rain and snow on parts of the Midwest plains early Thursday. South Dakota’s governor closed all state offices Thursday as the blizzard conditions moved in, while wind, blowing snow and snow-packed roadways also made travel treacherous in western Nebraska. Heavy rain caused flooding in eastern parts of both states and in Iowa. AP Photos.

With: ROCKIES BLIZZARD-THE LATEST; WINTER WEATHER-THE LATEST

IN BRIEF:

DEATHS-MURDER SUICIDE _ A Colorado county coroner has ruled the deaths of a man and woman were the result of a murder-suicide. The Durango Herald reports that the corner says 57-year-old Edward Ogden shot 63-year-old Gloria Casias multiple times early Sunday morning before shooting himself in southwest Colorado.

SPORTS:

BKN--MAVERICKS-NUGGETS

DENVER _ The Denver Nuggets hold the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference heading into their game against Dallas on Thursday night. The Nuggets have won five straight at home over the Mavericks. By Michael Kelly. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 8:30 p.m.

BKC--P12-COLORADO-OREGON ST

LAS VEGAS _ No. 4 seed Oregon State opens the Pac-12 tournament in the quarterfinals against No. 5 seed Colorado. By Basketball Writer John Marshall. UPCOMING: 700 words. Starts at 3:30 p.m.