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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

January 8, 2019

Wyoming at 1:15 p.m.

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WYOMING LEGISLATURE

CHEYENNE _ The Wyoming Legislature convenes for an eight-week session on Tuesday. By Mead Gruver. UPCOMING: 300 words by 6 p.m.

EXCHANGE-FAMILY-PHYSICIANS

ODESSA, Texas _ The deeper you get into the medical profession, says Dr. Matthew Brian Furst, the more apparent it becomes that it is a life like no other. The Odessa American reports the rewards are supreme and the stresses excruciating and you mustn’t be too enamored of the former or caught up in the latter, says Furst, the latest in a line of physicians dating to the 19th century. Furst said it’s important for a doctor to have a hobby as a stress-reliever. He fly-fishes near Las Vegas, New Mexico, and has “shot” elk and bear in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. By Bob Campbell, Odessa American. SENT: 1,350 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ GAME LICENSES _ A new subsistence-hunting advocacy organization says changes are needed in how Wyoming Game and Fish commissioners hand out complimentary licenses.

_ TAXES-EDUCATION _ A proposed measure before the Wyoming Legislature would increase taxes for all property in the state to help fund public schools.

SPORTS:

BKC--WYOMING-SAN DIEGO ST

SAN DIEGO _ The Wyoming Cowboys wrap up their brief road swing on Tuesday evening clashing with San Diego State inside Viejas Arena. It marks the 83rd meeting between the two schools with the series tied at 41-41. Game starts 6:30 p.m.

BKN--NUGGETS-HEAT

MIAMI _ Western Conference-leading Denver comes to Miami on Tuesday, facing a Heat team coming off a blowout loss in Atlanta. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos from 5:40 p.m. game.

HKN--AVALANCHE-JETS

WINNIPEG _ The Colorado Avalanche visit the Winnipeg Jets in NHL action Tuesday night. Game starts at 6 p.m.

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