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CASPER — They were teenagers. They weren’t ready to care for themselves, much less a child. So she went to group home in Salt Lake. He finished high school. They had a son they never saw, who went to a family they never knew, and all of the heartache, memories and trauma went in a box in a closet. They couldn’t look inside. It was too painful. So they didn’t speak of him, their baby. By Christine Peterson, Casper Star-Tribune. SENT: 1,900 words.
WILDERNESS STUDY AREAS — Legislation backed by Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney would remove certain protections for some federal public lands in the state.
WYOMING WEATHER — Strong wind and heavy snow are bearing down on Wyoming amid one of the busiest travel times of the year.
WILDLIFE DISEASE-GRAND TETON — An elk refuge in Wyoming will now require hunters to participate in a program to monitor the spread of a deadly wildlife disease.
DENVER — The Pittsburgh Steelers can unnerve plenty of defenses with the NFL’s best pair of pass catchers and the league’s top tight end tandem. Not Denver’s. “We’ve had a tough game every week,” Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. said. “We haven’t had any easy games. So, this is just another top offense that we get to see, another great challenge and we’re up for it.” By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 890 words, photos.
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ENGLEWOOD — Omitted from the combine invitation list and ignored in the NFL draft, Denver Broncos rookie running back Phillip Lindsay has gone from head-scratcher to head-turner. Lindsay is averaging 5.5 yards a carry and has rushed for 670 yards and five touchdowns, including two against the Chargers last week. He also has two dozen catches for 187 yards and a TD. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 835 words, photo.
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