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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

January 1, 2019

Wyoming at 5 p.m.

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INTERNET OUTAGE-WYOMING

CHEYENNE — Wyoming regulators said they will investigate problems with 911 calls in their state during CenturyLink’s nationwide internet outage last week. Wyoming Public Service Commission wants to know more about failures in a system that tells dispatchers the phone number and location of incoming 911 calls, senior counsel Chris Petrie said Monday. SENT: 320 words.

IN BRIEF:

UW FOUNDATION LAWSUIT _ A former employee of the University of Wyoming Foundation has settled a retaliation lawsuit she filed against the school.

BIG FISH _ A Wyoming Game and Fish Department biologist has netted a huge Utah sucker from in Jackson Lake that would have been a state record if he had been using a hook and line.

SPORTS:

BBN-KNICKS-NUGGETS

DENVER _ The New York Knicks play the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center. By Pat Graham. Game starts 7 p.m. MT.

FBN--BEHIND THE CALL

DENVER — Every year, while a dozen NFL head coaches are preparing their teams for the playoffs, nearly as many coaches are called into their general manager’s office and told they’re fired for not being one of those dozen coaches who are preparing their teams for the playoffs. Eight coaches lost their jobs in 2018, including Mike McCarthy in Green Bay and Hue Jackson in Cleveland, long before the holidays rolled around. A half dozen more finished the season before getting their walking papers, including Todd Bowles of the Jets and Dirk Koetter of the Bucs on Sunday night. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 840 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

HKN--AVALANCHE-OUTDOOR GAME _ The Colorado Avalanche will host an outdoor game at the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2020.

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