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AP-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

November 6, 2018

Wyoming at 1:15 p.m.

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CHEYENNE — Voters in Wyoming decide Tuesday if they want to continue Republican dominance of state politics or defy party registration to elect Democrats to some of the state’s highest political positions. Former House Minority Leader Mary Throne faces Republican State Treasurer Mark Gordon in the race to succeed Republican Gov. Matt Mead, who is term-limited. By Mead Gruver. SENT: 460 words. UPCOMING: Developing with results. Polls close at 7 p.m. AP Photos.



— HEALTH DEPARTMENT-STDS — Wyoming will pay three years of salary and benefits for a county health department employee to focus on education, treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.

— MINERAL RIGHTS — A federal board has sided with coal giant Peabody Energy in the battle with an oil and gas company over who gets to develop fossil fuels beneath a contested patch of Wyoming prairie.



LARAMIE — Wyoming opens its season when it hosts UC Santa Barbara at Arena-Auditorium. UPCOMING: 150 words. Game starts at 8 p.m.


NEW YORK — Start them right away? Ease ’em in? Have them sit a whole season? When it comes to developing young quarterbacks in the NFL, it all depends on who you talk to. Some teams think it’s best to throw rookie QBs into the fire to learn on the job. Others prefer to gradually work them into the offense. In the past three drafts, 11 quarterbacks were taken in the first round — including Cleveland’s Baker Mayfield, Buffalo’s Josh Allen, Arizona’s Josh Rosen and Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson this year. By Pro Football Writer Dennis Waszak Jr. SENT: 1,200 words. AP Photos.


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