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OGDEN, Utah _ Many government employees are trying to make ends meet during the partial government shutdown. Democratic U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette of Colorado said Thursday that she would not take her paycheck as long as federal workers were unpaid. U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, another Colorado Democrat, said his staff would offer free breakfasts and lunches to unpaid federal workers at his district office in suburban Denver starting Friday. By Brady McCombs and Juliet Linderman. SENT: 829 words, photos.
VAIL RESORTS-OUTLOOK _ Shares of Vail Resorts are falling after the ski resort company lowered one of its full-year forecasts because of fewer guests in early December.
SON KILLED-TRIAL _ The date and location of a trial for a Colorado man accused of killing his 13-year-old son have been set.
GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-PAYDAY _ Federal workers in Denver and elsewhere protest government shutdown
TEMPE, Ariz. _ Former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph has been hired as the defensive coordinator on new Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury’s staff. General manager Steve Keim had said he wanted a veteran defensive coordinator to pair with Kingsbury, who has no NFL coaching experience and will focus on offense. SENT: 125 words. Will be updated.
USA BASKETBALL-INELIGIBLE PLAYER
MONTGOMERY, Ala. _ An Alabama judge has temporarily reinstated the eligibility of suspended girls prep basketball player Maori Davenport. Pike County Circuit Judge Sonny Reagan on Friday issued an order stopping the Alabama High School Athletic Association from disqualifying Davenport until the court rules on a complaint filed by the teen’s parents. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.
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