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CHEYENNE — Candidates for Wyoming governor disagree whether Wyoming is doing enough to encourage high-speed internet and other technology. Democrat Mary Throne says businesses large and small in Wyoming struggle with slow internet. She said at a candidate forum Monday in Cheyenne that Wyoming’s leaders are behind the times when it comes to encouraging technology that can help entrepreneurs. By Mead Gruver. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m. AP photo.
NERDWALLET-LIZ WESTON-TAXES IN RETIREMENT
UNDATED — Your taxes in retirement may be a lot more complicated than taxes while you’re working. Social Security checks may or may not be taxed, depending on your income. In 13 states, you also could owe state income tax. Seven states don’t tax income: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. New Hampshire and Tennessee tax only dividends and interest. By Liz Weston. SENT: 810 words, national lines. AP Photo.
—WYOMING WILDFIRES — A wildfire has started in the Snowy Range in southern Wyoming, forcing evacuations of several small communities and backcountry campers. The fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest began Sunday about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) north of the Colorado border. The cause of the fire is not known. AP Photos.
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