CHEYENNE, WYO. (AP) - PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TRIED HIS BEST TO APPEAL TO COAL COUNTRY BUT, AMID A TRUCKLOAD OF BAD POLITICAL NEWS, THE TOP COAL-PRODUCING STATE DIDN'T LOVE HIM BACK. INSTEAD, WYOMING VOTERS CHOSE SECRETARY OF STATE MARK GORDON, A RANCHER WHO GREW UP AT THE FOOT OF THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS, OVER POLITICAL MEGA-DONOR FOSTER FRIESS IN THE STATE'S REPUBLICAN PRIMARY FOR GOVERNOR. TRUMP HAD ENDORSED FRIESS ON TWITTER AS VOTING GOT UNDERWAY TUESDAY.

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CHEYENNE, WYO. (AP) - REPUBLICAN U.S. REP. LIZ CHENEY WILL FACE A LITTLE-KNOWN DEMOCRAT FROM LARAMIE IN HER FIRST CAMPAIGN FOR RE-ELECTION. BUSINESSMAN GREG HUNTER BEAT LARAMIE ATTORNEY TRAVIS HELM TO WIN THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR WYOMING'S LONE U.S. HOUSE SEAT TUESDAY.

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U.S. SEN. JOHN BARRASSO HAS FENDED OFF A WELL-FUNDED CHALLENGER IN WYOMING'S REPUBLICAN PRIMARY.

BARRASSO ON TUESDAY BEAT FIVE OPPONENTS, INCLUDING INVESTOR AND STANFORD UNIVERSITY LECTURER DAVE DODSON OF JACKSON HOLE. DODSON PUT $1 MILLION OF HIS OWN MONEY TOWARD A CAMPAIGN THAT QUESTIONED BARRASSO'S TIES TO CORPORATE INTERESTS AND WASHINGTON POLITICAL INSIDERS.

BARRASSO WON WITH HELP FROM LONG-STANDING NAME RECOGNITION AND AN ENDORSEMENT FROM PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP. TRUMP WON WYOMING BY THE LARGEST MARGIN OF ANY STATE IN 2016.

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DID THE CITY OF CASPER AND POLICE CHIEF KEITH MCPHEETERS ORDER INJURED POLICE OFFICER JACOB CARLSON BACK TO FULL TIME DUTY BEFORE HE WAS FULLY RECOVERED FROM LIFE-THREATENING WOUNDS? THAT WAS THE SUBJECT OF TWO PRESS CONFERENCES ON TUESDAY...