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Associated Press Updated: October 22, 2014 at 5:00 am

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys are asking a judge to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater shooting so they can have more time to review a doctor's sanity evaluation that included 22 hours of interviews. James Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to killing 12 people and injuring 70 in the July 2012 attack on a Denver-area theater. The trial was set for Dec. 8.

SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) — A Colorado man plans to plead guilty to killing a Montana teacher in a case that drew attention to the darker side of the Northern Plains' oil boom. A plea agreement calls for a 100-year sentence for 25-year-old Michael Spell. Spell is charged with the 2012 murder of 43-year-old Sherry Arnold.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of the student newspaper from boxes outside the student union today because the front page had coverage of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall's visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers, a Republican, had earlier said the front-page photo and story about Udall's visit to Colorado State University was improper electioneering and should not be allowed near a polling place.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man accused of driving drunk and causing an accident in Grand Junction that killed a friend has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. The Daily Sentinel reports 39-year-old Jason Shriver pleaded guilty in August to vehicular homicide in the Jan. 19, 2011, death of 39-year-old Shannon Gallegos.

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