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AP-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

September 23, 2018

Wyoming at 3 p.m.

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TOP STORIES:

WYOMING WILDFIRES — Authorities say more than 250 residences in western Wyoming were ordered evacuated Sunday after a wildfire spread toward a state highway that is one of the only ways out of the area. SENT: 130 words. DEVELOPING.

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNORS — This year’s midterm campaigns for governor are in many ways proxy fights over support or opposition to the Trump administration. By David Eggert and Geoff Mulvihill. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.

WITH ELECTION 2018-GOVERNORS-GLANCE. A summary of each race in the 36 states where governor’s races are on the ballot. SENT: 2,780 words. Sign up for “Politics in Focus,” a weekly newsletter showcasing the AP’s best political reporting from around the country leading up to the midterm elections: http://apne.ws/3Gzcraw

IN BRIEF:

--BISON HUNT-SAFETY CLOSURE — Montana wildlife officials want to prohibit state hunters from shooting bison in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park where dozens of hunters can congregate for the chance at an easy kill.

--WIND PROJECTS — Two large wind energy projects that would generate a combined 780 megawatts of electricity are being proposed in southcentral Wyoming.

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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Wyoming and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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