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BC-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

January 18, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

CALIFORNIA STORMS

SAN FRANCISCO _ Californians were cleaning up and drying off Friday after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state, caused at least six deaths and forced the rescue of more than a dozen people in rushing rivers. The latest storm moved east Thursday and was set to unleash heavy rain, snow and wind in Colorado. By Paul Elias And John Antczak. SENT: 600 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

CU FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN _ The University of Colorado has announced its most ambitious fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $4 billion. The university has already raised more than $2 billion in the quiet phase of the campaign, which has been ongoing since late 2013. University officials say they have now made the campaign public to hit the $4 billion mark, which could happen in the next three to five years.

DEPUTIES-CAR CRASH _ Authorities say a woman was driving impaired before the three-car crash that killed her, her 1-year-old baby and a southern Colorado sheriff’s deputy. KRDO-TV reports Colorado State Patrol says 23-year-old Taelor Roybal’s blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit, and she had a significant amount of OxyContin in her system.

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