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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

January 30, 2019

Wyoming at 6 p.m.

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COAL EXPORTS-WYOMING

CHEYENNE _ Lawmakers expressed frustration Tuesday that Wyoming isn’t being more aggressive with legal action involving a disputed coal-export facility and advanced a measure to pursue their own lawsuit against Washington state. The bill passed 7-2 by the House Judiciary Committee would authorize lawmakers, after the legislative session concludes in March, to consider suing Washington for denying a crucial permit for a proposed Pacific Ocean coal-shipping terminal. By Mead Gruver. SENT: 390 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ DOUBLE FATAL-SUBLETTE COUNTY _ A two-car collision in western Wyoming has claimed the lives of two people.

_ DOWNED PLANE-RESCUE _ A Utah family, including 2-year-old twins and a 2-week-old infant, are safe and unharmed after their small plane ran out of fuel and landed in a snow-covered field in a remote area of southwest Wyoming.

_ MEDICAID-WORK _ A proposed bill in the Wyoming Legislature would put work requirements on certain Medicaid and food assistance recipients in the state.

_ CHAFEE-WYOMING _ Former Rhode Island governor and 2016 presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee says he is spending more time in Wyoming — and is contemplating declaring residency there.

SPORTS:

BKC-BOISE STATE-COLORADO STATE

Boise State plays Colorado State at Moby Arena. UPCOMING: 150 words. (More on merits from 7 p.m. MT game)

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