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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

January 7, 2019

Wyoming at 1:05 p.m.

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WYOMING GOVERNOR

CHEYENNE, Wyo. _ Mark Gordon wore a yellow safety vest for a swearing-in Monday as Wyoming’s 33rd governor, which took place in a well-known yet unusual setting: The Wyoming State Capitol, which has been closed for renovations for over three years. Because of safety restrictions, only a small crowd of a few dozen relatives, state officials, construction personnel and an Associated Press pool reporter witnessed the 6 a.m. ceremony under the glare of construction lights. By Mead Gruver. SENT: 510 words. AP Photos.

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_ GRAND TARGHEE RESORT _ Grand Targhee Resort in northwest Wyoming is celebrating its 50th winter season this year. The resort near the small town of Alta was built in 1969 and originally opened with over 2,000 skiers paying $4.75 to hit the new slopes on Fred’s Mountain

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HALL OF FAME

Texas quarterback Vince Young and Notre Dame speedster Raghib Ismail have been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, along with 11 other players and two coaches, including Dennis Erickson. Young was the Heisman Trophy runner-up and led the Longhorns to the 2005 national championship with a memorable performance in the Rose Bowl against Southern California. Ismail, better known as Rocket, was an electric receiver and kick returner for the Fighting Irish and the Heisman runner-up in 1990. By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 350 words. AP Photos.

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