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BC-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

May 1, 2019

Wyoming at 1:15 p.m.

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TREASURER INVESTIGATION

CHEYENNE, Wyo. _ A Wyoming Highway Patrol investigation found no criminal violations were committed during a verbal encounter between state Treasurer Curt Meier and human resources staff members that left some workers feeling threatened. The incident occurred on March 21 after Meier complained to the state Human Resources Division about not being able to keep employees from leaving for better-compensated jobs in other state agencies, investigators said in the report released Tuesday. SENT: 270 words.

WILDFIRE PROJECTIONS

SPOKANE, Wash. _ The National Interagency Fire Center is predicting a heavy wildfire season for areas along the West Coast of the United States this summer. The Boise, Idaho-based center said Wednesday that most of the country can expect a normal wildfire season in the period from May through August. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 130 words, national lines. UPCOMING: 350 words by 5 p.m.

WILDLIFE KILLING-LAWSUIT

BOISE _ A federal agency says it will take public comments as part of a review on its plans for killing predators in Idaho following a federal court ruling that found the agency was violating environmental laws. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ MISSILE TEST _ A fiery streak lit up the California sky as the U.S. Air Force conducted an early morning test of an unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile. AP Photos.

_ FLU DEATH _ A Fremont County woman who died of flu-related complications in March was 56 years old. The Ranger reports that the Fremont County Coroner identified the victim as Natalie F. St. Clair and the cause of death as a heart attack that resulted from bronchopneumonia due to influenza A.

_ GRIZZLY BEARS-WYOMING _ The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has opted not to hold a grizzly bear hunt this year.

MONTANA EAGLE-LEAD POISON _ A bald eagle found dead in Montana’s Glacier National Park died of lead poisoning.

SPORTS:

BBN--ROCKIES-BREWERS

MILWAUKEE _ Colorado plays on the road at Milwaukee at Miller Park on Wednesday. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos from 5:40 p.m. game.

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