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— WYOMING WILDFIRES — Firefighters say they have been successful in keeping a wildfire in western Wyoming from crossing a highway and are working to shore up established fire lines. The fire has destroyed 55 homes and forced the evacuation of about 500 rural residents.
— ANIMAL SHELTER-PEPPER SPRAY — Cheyenne Animal Shelter officials have decided against an idea to arm shelter employees with pepper spray in response to a recent biting incident.
— BLOCKCHAIN BILLS — The Wyoming Blockchain Task Force has endorsed a number of draft bills aimed at encouraging a burgeoning tech industry in the state.
— BOOT CAMP-INMATE DEATH — Authorities are investigating the death of a Wyoming inmate incarcerated in a boot camp program in Newcastle.
DENVER — The NL West-leading Colorado Rockies have won seven straight as they open a three-game series Friday night against Washington. The Rockies will send Kyle Freeland to the mound. He’s been one of their most consistent pitchers. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos from 6:40 p.m. game.
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