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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

March 30, 2019

Wyoming at 3:20 p.m.

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WILDLIFE-WINTER

JACKSON, Wyo. _ From his office window overlooking an alleyway parking lot behind Lucky’s Market, Hamish Tear watched a struggling, mangy cow moose suffer an excruciatingly slow death. The animal had eaten every bud it could reach on the aspens within eyeshot of Tear’s window, and then barely moved for five days before dying Monday. By Mike Koshmrl, Jackson Hole News & Guide. SENT: 830 words.

IN BRIEF:

UNCLAIMED LOTTERY TICKET _ A winning lottery ticket sold in southwest Wyoming back December has remained unclaimed. The Wyoming Lottery says the Lucky for Life ticket is good for $25,000 per year to the person who bought it at Discount Liquor in Evanston on Dec. 22.

YELLOWSTONE ROADS _ Some roads in Yellowstone National Park have opened to bicyclists willing to brave the unpredictable spring weather and other potential hazards. On Friday, 49 miles (78.8 kilometers) of park roads from the West Entrance to Mammoth Hot Springs were opened to bicyclists.

ALSO OF WYOMING INTEREST:

OIL COMPANIES SUED

NEW ORLEANS _ The City of New Orleans is suing several oil and gas companies, including two in Colorado, over coastal erosion. Mayor Latoya Cantrell on Friday announced the lawsuit, which alleges that pipeline work has caused massive damage to Louisiana’s wetlands and “threatened the safety of our people.” SENT: 660 words.

SPORTS:

BBN-ROCKIES-MARLINS

MIAMI _ Tyler Anderson (7-9, 4.55 in 2018) takes the mound for Colorado against Miami’s Pablo Lopez in baseball action Saturday. Game starts 4:10 p.m.

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