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CHEYENNE _ Legal guardians of Wyoming State Hospital patients say serious problems persist at the mental-health facility four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a couch without food, water or bathroom use for more than 24 hours.
IN BRIEF TODAY:
_ DOCTOR CHARGED-OPIOIDS _ A Wyoming doctor has been found guilty of operating a multi-state prescription drug conspiracy blamed for the death of an Arizona woman in 2015.
_ ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR _ The Wyoming Symphony Orchestra has named Christopher Dragon as its new conductor and music director following a search lasting 1 ½ years.
_ HUNTING GRIZZLIES-THE LATEST _ U.S. officials are asking a federal appeals court to overturn part of a judge’s ruling that blocked the first grizzly bear hunts in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades.
_ 51ST STATE _ Proponents of creating a 51st state held a bake sale to raise money for their cause.
_ UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING-RENOVATIONS _ University of Wyoming trustees plan to ask the state for nearly $50 million to renovate the swimming pool and part of the football stadium.
_ MONTANA-HIGHWAY DELAYED _ The opening of the Beartooth Highway up to the Montana-Wyoming state line has been delayed by recent weather.
DENVER _ The Baltimore Orioles pay a visit to Coors Field on Friday night for the first time in 15 years when they face the Rockies. Returning from a 3-5 trip, the Rockies are expected to recall righty Jeff Hoffman from Triple-A Albuquerque to pitch against the Orioles. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. (Game starts at 6:40 p.m. MT)
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