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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

March 26, 2019

Wyoming at 1:10 p.m.

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WYOMING-JURASSIC DIG

CHEYENNE _ Scientists from the U.S. and Europe hope to learn more about a promising new dinosaur site in Wyoming when they meet for a well-funded summer of digging. By Mead Gruver. UPCOMING: 350 words by 5 p.m.

PRUITT-ETHICS

WASHINGTON _ The U.S. Office of Government Ethics is refusing to certify one of the final financial disclosure reports of ex-Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, citing the cut-rate $50-a-night deal Pruitt had for a luxury Washington condo. The ethics body said in a finding released Tuesday that federal authorities never resolved whether Pruitt’s condo deal with the wife of a lobbyist was a proper business arrangement or an improper gift linked to a lobbyist who did business with the EPA. By Ellen Knickmeyer. SENT: 420 words, national lines. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

MONTANA FLOODING _ A 60-mile (96-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 90 in eastern Montana remains closed because of flooding. The highway was shut down between the town of Hardin and the Wyoming border and an additional 10 miles (16 kilometers) on the Wyoming side because of rapid snow melt and ice jams along the Little Bighorn River in Montana.

SPORTS:

BKN--PISTONS-NUGGETS

DENVER _ The Denver Nuggets return home after a 3-1 trip to host the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. Game starts at 7 p.m. AP Photos.

HELTON-DUI

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. _ Former All-Star first baseman Todd Helton has received a misdemeanor citation on a charge of driving under the influence after getting involved in a one-car accident. Helton’s lawyer says the former Colorado Rockies star has entered a residential treatment program. SENT: 283 words.

ROCKIES-HOMETOWN HURLER

DENVER _ Denver native Kyle Freeland wears the affection for his city on his right arm: Tattoos of the area code (303), the elevation (5,280) and a silhouette of the Rocky Mountains. With his left, there’s the ability to carry the Colorado Rockies to even greater heights. By Pat Graham. SENT: 853 words, photo.

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