BC-CO–Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

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 News Editor Jim Anderson at 303-825-0123 or janderson@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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

RETHINKING POT

DENVER — More people lined up to buy marijuana Thursday after some customers had to be turned away because of heavy demand on the first day of legal recreational sales. UPCOMING: 400 words by 2 p.m.

ASPEN GONDOLA

ASPEN — The Silver Queen Gondola on Aspen Mountain will open for business Thursday after being closed for mechanical reasons on three of the busiest days of the season. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 11 a.m.

COLORADO FLU

DENVER — Health officials say Colorado is in the throes of one of the worst flu seasons since 2009. About 250 words, by noon MST.

IN BRIEF: MONTANA AVALANCHE DEATH, AVALANCHE DANGER, SCRAPPING RECYCLING, BOAT RESURFACES, COLORADO FLU, BOY KILLED, GUN CONTROL-CAMPUS GUNS

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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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