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MONTANA-HIGHWAY DELAYED

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The opening of the Beartooth Highway up to the Montana-Wyoming state line has been delayed by recent weather.

The Billings Gazette reports the highway will be open to the Vista Point rest area Friday beginning at 8 a.m.

Wyoming Relay Horse Race Rescheduled for Late Summer

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A traditional Native American horse race in Gillette has been postponed following cold and wet conditions in northeast Wyoming.

Wyoming births decline with shrinking population

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming recorded the lowest number of births in 15 years in 2018.

Wyoming's population has been falling since the state's energy industry went bust in 2015. That year, about 7,700 babies were born in Wyoming.

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he's thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020.

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ENDANGERED WOLVES-ILLEGAL KILLINGS

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Illegal killings and political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending.

2 arrested after dump truck rolls off Wyoming highway

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested two men who crashed a dump truck on a Wyoming highway and tried to flee from the wreck scene.

Man dead after Wyoming police pursuit

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A man is dead after a police pursuit in Wyoming.

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation says the man appeared to have been shot when police arrived at the stopped vehicle on Interstate 25 in Casper.

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RAFTING DEATH

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A boat operator was killed in a rafting accident in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.

Wyoming doctor testifies in his drug conspiracy trial

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming doctor accused in a prescription drug conspiracy says his treatment methods were medically appropriate.

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COLORADO RIVER DROUGHT PLAN

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — Federal, state and tribal water managers are marking completion of a long-negotiated plan for 40 million people and vast irrigated farms to share crucial Colorado River water despite ongoing drought in the arid U.S. Southwest.

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