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AP is moving election test reports for the November 6, (Wyoming) general election:
Mondays from 1-3 p.m. EDT, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. MDT (two hours) and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11-3 p.m. EDT, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. MDT (four hours).
Last election test is on Monday, Nov. 5 from 11-3 p.m. EST, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. MST (four hours). No winners will be called during the last test.
These tests are NOT for publication, broadcast or use online. Additional information is available in the election testing advisory found in advisory queues: BC-WY_Wyoming General Election Testing, Advisory.
MATTHEW SHEPARD-20TH ANNIVERSARY
CHEYENNE — Gay-rights activists speak out on the 20th anniversary of the murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard.
TOP STORIES TODAY:
DENVER — Colorado Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is banking on his wealth, entrepreneurial experience and anti-Donald Trump sentiment as he seeks to win over independents in his quest to succeed term-limited centrist Democrat Gov. John Hickenlooper. Polis’ Republican opponent, state Treasurer Walker Stapleton, is appealing to Colorado’s large independent voting bloc, calling the liberal Polis “too extreme” for Colorado. He argues Colorado cannot afford Polis’ ideas for tackling underfunded schools and roads and renewable energy standards. By James Anderson. SENT: 750 words, photos.
— FATAL CRASH-YELLOWSTONE PARK — The body of a 29-year-old Montana man who crashed a vehicle in Yellowstone National Park over the weekend was found days later in the Gallatin River, near the crash site.
— CASPER-CHILD ABUSE PLEAS — Two Casper men have entered guilty pleas in cases of children suffering broken bones.
— TRIPLE FATAL-CONVICTION — A 27-year-old Wyoming man has been convicted of three counts of involuntary manslaughter for a crash on the Wind River Indian Reservation that killed three people.
DENVER — Wade Phillips returns to Denver this weekend and several Broncos can’t wait to hug it out with their former defensive coordinator. Phillips was the Broncos’ beloved bandmaster when they were riding firetrucks in a downtown parade and Von Miller was showing off the Super Bowl trophy 2½ years ago. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 920 words, photo.
With: RAMS-BRONCOS PREVIEW CAPSULE
WESTERN CONFERENCE PREVIEW
Golden State coach Steve Kerr is a happy man these days. He’s got a new contract. He’s got his son Nick, who was helping out in San Antonio, working in the Warriors’ video room now. He’s leading a team that has won three of the last four NBA championships and is the overwhelming favorite to win it again this season. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 1,120 words, photos.
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