NEWS

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY TRAVEL MAY BE CHALLENGING

DENVER (AP) — More snow is headed toward Colorado but the storm isn’t expected to hit in time to slow down most travelers on today.The storm is forecast to move into the mountains and the Front Rangel late this afternoon. The snow is expected to continue into Thanksgiving Day and Friday, dropping up to 10 inches of snow in the mountains and up to 8 inches in the Denver area. The National Weather Service warns that the snow could initially be mixed with freezing drizzle in eastern Colorado and create difficult driving conditions before changing over to all snow after midnight. 

COSTCO CHICKEN SALAD/E.COLI OUTBREAK

SEATTLE (AP) — The strain of E. Coli linked to Costco chicken salad that has sickened 19 people in Colorado and six other states is more likely to be life-threatening than a recent foodborne illness that led to the closure of some Chipotle restaurants in the Northwest. People who bought chicken salad at any U.S. Costco store on or before last Friday are advised to throw it away, even if no one has gotten sick. Four of the people who fell ill were in Colorado.

HOLMES MAY PAY RESTITUTION

CENTENNIAL (AP) — Colorado theater shooting prosecutors are seeking nearly $1 million in restitution to pay for victims’ medications, mental health care and other needs. Prosecutors asked a judge to force James Holmes to pay nearly $955,000 in restitution as part of his sentence for killing 12 people and injuring more than 70 during a crowded midnight movie on July 20, 2012.

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