AP-WY--Wyoming News Coverage Advisory, WY
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HEALTH CARE FRAUD
CHEYENNE — A federal judge is scheduled Monday to sentence a Wyoming psychologist who pleaded guilty to health care fraud. Authorities accused Gibson Condie of submitting about $6.8 million in fraudulent bills to Wyoming Medicaid.
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CHEYENNE — Wyoming recorded an above-average number of wildfires in 2017 but the state escaped the large conflagrations that plagued other western states, according to state officials. “Compared to everybody around us, we had a fairly moderate season as far as large fires,” state forester Bill Crapser said. “We didn’t get that many large fires.” By Bob Moen. SENT: 350 words. AP Photos.
UW LIVESTOCK TEAM — The University of Wyoming livestock judging team finished eighth recently at the North American International Livestock Exposition. UW coach Caleb Boardman says the finish in Louisville, Kentucky, marks the first top-10 finish at the national championship in at least 30 years.
ELK CREEK PIPELINE — Officials say a $1.2 billion natural gas liquids pipeline proposed from Montana to Kansas will help accommodate increasing production in North Dakota and help reduce the wasteful flaring of excess gas in the state’s oil fields
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