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AP-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

August 7, 2018

Wyoming at 1:20 p.m.

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BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government doesn’t have to turn over documents to an environmental law firm involving legal arguments behind President Donald Trump’s decision to shrink national monuments. U.S. District Court Judge David Nye on Monday ruled the records are protected presidential communications, making them exempt from Freedom of Information Act requests. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 5 p.m.


— HARMFUL ALGAE — Officials detected high levels of cyanobacteria in Boysen Reservoir on the Wind River, prompting an alert for recreationists.

— WIFE KILLED-HUSBAND — Authorities say a northwestern Wyoming man is suspected of killing his wife before attempting to take his own life. The Powell Tribune reports 75-year-old Donna Klingbeil was found with a gunshot wound Sunday night at her home in the Wapiti area.

— CASPER KILLING-ID — Prosecutors have charged a man in connection with a fatal shooting in north Casper.



LARAMIE — When asked about his motivation for running a more physical camp this fall, Craig Bohl did not beat around the bush. “We need to run the ball better,” the Wyoming head coach said. By Brandon Foster, Casper Star-Tribune. SENT: 900 words.


DENVER — The Rockies will bring right-hander Chad Bettis off the disabled list to start Tuesday against the Pirates. Bettis hasn’t pitched for Colorado since July 1 due to a blister on his middle finger. Pittsburgh will throw righty Jameson Taillon. Both pitchers dealt with testicular cancer a season ago. “Both healthy. Both in the big leagues,” Taillon said. “Life’s good.” By Michael Kelly. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 6:40 p.m.


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Chris Harris Jr. is one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL. For the first time in his eight-year NFL career, he’s actually the top cornerback on his own team. Harris has played alongside Champ Bailey, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Aqib Talib during a stellar career that began with him as an undrafted free agent out of Kansas and includes three trips to the Pro Bowl and two All-Pro honors to go with a Super Bowl ring. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton. Sent: 765 words. AP Photos.


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