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AP-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

September 6, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

UPCOMING:

ELECTION SECURITY-CYBER GAMES

Colorado, whose election systems are ranked among the nation’s safest, hosts a cyber-security exercise for state and county elections officials to prepare for November’s vote. Observers include officials from the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and other states. By James Anderson. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 2 p.m. Will be updated with state’s takeaways from exercise.

IN BRIEF:

NIKE MERCHANDISE-PROTEST-KAEPERNICK — A Colorado Springs store is trying to permanently get rid of its Nike inventory in light of the company’s recent ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who started kneeling during the national anthem before games to protest police brutality.

SPORTS:

BBN--FIRST PLACE ROCKIES

DENVER — The first-place Colorado Rockies have a chance to do something they’ve never done before — win an NL West title. They haven’t even been in first place this far into the season since 1995. What awaits, though, could go a long way to deciding their postseason fate. The Rockies host the Los Angeles Dodgers for three games starting Friday and then the Arizona Diamondbacks — two divisional teams within close range. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 3 p.m.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Colorado and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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