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BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

December 24, 2018

Colorado at 5:15 p.m.

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OAKLAND _ The Oakland Raiders host the Denver Broncos in what could be the final NFL game ever at the Coliseum. By Pro Football Writer Josh Dubow. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos from 6:15 p.m. game.


RENO, Nev. _ Off-road vehicle enthusiasts are suing the U.S. Forest Service over the bistate sage grouse in Nevada and California. The bistate grouse is distinct from the greater sage grouse — a species at the center of its own controversy in a dozen western states from California to Colorado. By Scott Sonner. SENT: 647 words, photo.


FATAL CHRISTMAS EVE FIRE _ Firefighters say a 3-year-old child has died in a Christmas Eve house fire in the northwestern Colorado town of Craig.

PROPANE SHORTAGE-COLORADO _ Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has declared a disaster emergency because of a propane shortage that could leave 33,000 customers without enough fuel in the midst of winter.

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED ROBBER _ Police in northern Colorado say a woman wearing a Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer mask robbed a business in Fort Collins a week before Christmas.

SKIER DEATH _ The coroner is investigating the death of a 52-year-old man who was found unconscious and not breathing at the bottom of a ski run at Colorado’s Keystone Resort. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office says there’s no indication the skier had a collision with any object Saturday afternoon.

PANHANDLE CRASH _ Authorities say a 27-year-old Denver man died after his vehicle struck a building in the Nebraska Panhandle. The crash occurred a little after 10 p.m. Saturday in Henry, about a mile (2 kilometers) east of the Wyoming state line.

NORAD TRACKS SANTA _ Volunteers dressed in Christmas hats and military uniforms are taking calls from children around the world who want to know when Santa will be coming. AP Photos planned.

INTERSTATE CRASH-NEBRASKA _ Authorities say a Colorado girl died in a crash along Interstate 80 in western Nebraska. Station KRVN reports that the accident occurred east of Ogallala around 4 p.m. Saturday.



Larry Nassar’s crimes and the chaos they provoked — the massive turnover at Michigan State, the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics, to say nothing of the trauma wrought on the victims themselves — was the Story of the Year in balloting by AP members and editors. By Eddie Pells. SENT: 928 words, photos.


When Rasmus Dahlin put pen to paper on his first NHL contract, the reverberations carried to Gothenburg and Lidkoping in his native Sweden. The No. 1 overall pick signing with the Buffalo Sabres earned Sweden more than $250,000 to put back into development. By Stephen Whyno. SENT: 866 words, photo.


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