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CASPER — In the coal-bed methane days, then-engineer Mark Watson would arrive at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to find boxes stacked with drilling applications and a box of thank-you doughnuts from the operators. But the volume of applications for permits to drill over the last year — about 10,000 — has eclipsed even the coal-bed methane days. By Heather Richards, Casper Star-Tribune. SENT: 830 words.
— WYOMING WIND-TRUCKS— Despite the efforts of the Wyoming Department of Transportation and other agencies, the number of blow-over crashes involving light and high-profile vehicles has increased on Interstates 25 and 80 over the last four years.
—SUPREME COURT-WYOMING MURDER — A Wyoming man who was 16 when he fatally shot another teenager in the head at point-blank range will be resentenced for the killing after the Supreme Court declined to step in to the case.
—SCHOOL DISTRICT INVESTIGATION — A Cheyenne school district is under federal investigation for allegations of sexual and disability discrimination.
SAN DIEGO — Rookie lefty Joey Lucchesi goes for his fourth victory when the San Diego Padres face Tyler Anderson and the Colorado Rockies in the opener of a two-game series. By Bernie Wilson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.
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