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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

January 3, 2019

Wyoming at 1:10 p.m.

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CLERGY ABUSE-PENNSYLVANIA AFTERMATH

PHILADELPHIA _ Over the past four months, Roman Catholic dioceses across the U.S. have released the names of more than 1,000 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children in an unprecedented public reckoning spurred at least in part by a shocking grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania, an Associated Press review has found. And more names could be coming in places where attorneys general have launched statewide investigations or in cities like Houston or Cheyenne, Wyoming, where local prosecutors are looking into individual priests. By Claudia Lauer. SENT: 1,200 words, national lines. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ AIR AMBULANCES _ A bill has been proposed that seeks to protect injured Wyoming workers from expensive air ambulance charges. The proposed legislation offered through the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Committee would be limited to state workers’ compensation claims.

_ ADULT LEARNING _ A higher education administrator is advocating a program to help adults in Wyoming return to college for workforce training.

SPORTS:

FBO--OLDENBURG-MADDEN

GILLETTE, Wyo. _ Clint Oldenburg once had Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton take off his walking boot after the star NFL player had ankle surgery. Newton was taking a tour of the EA Sports offices in Orlando, Florida, and he had one thing on his mind. By Patrick Filbin, Gillette News Record. SENT: 1,200 words.

BKN--NUGGETS-KINGS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ The Denver Nuggets visit the Sacramento Kings. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos from 8 p.m. game.

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