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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

May 15, 2019

Wyoming at 7 p.m.

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OF WYOMING INTEREST:

TRUMP

HACKBERRY, La. — President Donald Trump showcased his “America First energy policy” on Tuesday during a trip to Louisiana designed to highlight his administration’s efforts to increase liquefied natural gas exports and boost the country’s energy infrastructure. By Kevin Freking. SENT: 635 words, photos, video.

ELECTION 2020-BULLOCK

HELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself among nearly two dozen candidates as the field’s only statewide elected official to win a state that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. By Bill Barrow and Matt Volz. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

YELLOWSTONE-BEARS _ Yellowstone tells drivers to honk at bears that get too close.

OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING-LAWSUIT _ Wyoming city settles lawsuit over fatal shooting by two police officers.

MILITARY EXERCISE _ The Air Force is holding a training session this week in the massive Powder River Training Complex over the Northern Plains.

TRUCK HITS CYCLIST _ Police say a Wyoming cyclist is in critical condition after he was hit by a pickup truck.

WYOMING GOVERNOR-SPOKESMAN _ Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has a new spokesman.

GUNFIGHTER SHOW _ A street gunfighter show in Wyoming will use a real firearm for the first time since an actor mistakenly wounded spectators with live ammunition three years ago.

SPORTS:

ROCKIES-RED SOX

BOSTON _ The Red Sox, winners of five straight and 11 of their last 13, look to continue their recent run when they host the Colorado Rockies. Chris Sale (1-5, 4.50 ERA) gets the ball for Boston coming off a 14-strikeout performance in his last start. Colorado’s Kyle Freeland (2-5, 5.84 ERA) faces a Red Sox lineup that has scored 86 runs so far in May. By Doug Alden. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. First pitch at 7:10 p.m. EDT.

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