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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MST

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 2, 2017 at 9:41 p.m.



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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will host Oregon in Laramie this fall in a nonconference college football matchup. The game is set for Sept. 16 and will be Oregon's first trip to War Memorial Stadium.

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials estimate nearly 1,000 Yellowstone National Park bison have been killed this season. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that bison managers are making progress on their goal to eliminate as many as 1,300 bison from the Yellowstone area.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials hope more online businesses will begin to pay sales taxes voluntarily but are laying the groundwork to collect from those that refuse. Gov. Matt Mead signed a bill Wednesday that says any business outside Wyoming that does more than 200 transactions or $100,000 in sales in the state in a year must pay sales tax.

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have not yet released the name of an elderly Cody man who died in a house fire this weekend. The Cody Enterprise reports that officials on Wednesday said they believed the victim was the 74-year-old man who lived in the home, but the identity could not be confirmed until a coroner's autopsy.

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