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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

April 15, 2019

Wyoming at 1:10 p.m.

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YELLOWSTONE-EAGLE DEATH

CHEYENNE _ The first golden eagle from Yellowstone National Park to be fitted with a tracking device met an untimely end by eating carrion containing lead bullet fragments. By Mead Gruver. UPCOMING: 300 words by 5 p.m.

ALSO OF WYOMING INTEREST:

ELECTION 2020-WARREN ENERGY

WASHINGTON _ Elizabeth Warren is vowing to prohibit new fossil fuel leasing on public lands if she’s elected president, one of several new energy proposals she rolled out Monday before a campaign swing in two Western states. Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, already has launched more than a half-dozen new proposals since entering the Democratic primary. Warren is set to discuss the public lands policies this week during campaign stops in South Carolina, Colorado and Utah. By Elana Schor. SENT: 430 words, national lines. AP Photos.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA-NEBRASKA

LINCOLN, Neb. _ Year after year, Nebraska’s conservative lawmakers have rejected measures calling for limited and highly regulated medical marijuana. They’re poised to do it again, but their decision this year could have the unintended consequence of ushering in one of the most unrestricted medical marijuana laws in the country. By Grant Schulte. SENT: 830 words, national lines. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF:

_ CARBON CAPTURE _ Crews have started drilling a 10,200-foot (3,109-meter) well so University of Wyoming researchers can test the feasibility of storing carbon dioxide underneath the top U.S. coal-mining state.

_ ELK REFUGE _ Supplemental feeding of elk is ending for the season at the National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming.

_ BISON LICENSE _ Wyoming residents have a chance to land a bison hunting license for just $10. Gov. Mark Gordon, with support from the Wyoming Wildlife Foundation, is raffling off a Governor’s Bison License, which will cost just $10 to the lucky winner.

SPORTS:

HKN--FLAMES-AVALANCHE

DENVER _ Just signed defenseman Cale Makar could make his NHL debut Monday night for Colorado when the Avalanche host the Calgary Flames in Game 3. The series is tied at one apiece. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 8 p.m.

BKN--SPURS-DEROZAN’S GAME

DENVER _ In his time with San Antonio, DeMar DeRozan has taken his game to another level. Already a skilled shooter, he’s seeing the floor even better. DeRozan and the Spurs have a 1-0 over the second-seeded Denver Nuggets in a playoff series that resumes Tuesday. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 5:30 p.m. ET.

BBN--ROCKIES-PADRES

SAN DIEGO _ Coming off its first win in nine games, the Rockies begin a series at San Diego on Monday night. Game starts 8:10 p.m.

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