NEW YORK (AP) - THE NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE MAN ACCUSED OF THE SUBWAY BOMBING HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SUPPORTING AN ACT OF TERRORISM. THE NYPD SAID TUESDAY ON TWITTER THAT AKAYED ULLAH ALSO HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MAKING AT TERRORISTIC THREAT AND WEAPON POSSESSION. FEDERAL CH ARGES ARE EXPECTED LATER.

DHAKA, BANGLADESH (AP) - BANGLADESH COUNTERTERRORISM OFFICERS ARE QUESTIONING THE WIFE AND OTHER RELATIVES OF A MAN ACCUSED OF CARRYING OUT A BOMB ATTACK IN NEW YORK CITY'S SUBWAY SYSTEM. BANGLADESH'S GOVERNMENT CONDEMNED THE ATTACK, SAYING IT OPPOSES ALL FORMS OF TERRORISM AND VIOLENT EXTREMISM.

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. (AP) - DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE DOUG JONES WAS MET BY CHEERING SUPPORTERS AS HE CAST HIS BALLOT IN ALABAMA'S U.S. SENATE RACE. JONES SMILED AND WAVED AS HE ARRIVED AT HIS VOTING PRECINCT IN THE WEALTHY BIRMINGHAM SUBURB OF MOUNTAIN BROOK ON TUESDAY. POLL WORKERS AT THE CHURCH WHERE HE VOTED COMPLAINED THAT SO MANY NEWS REPORTERS WERE ON HAND THAT VOTERS WERE HAVING A HARD TIME PARKING.

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AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF LAST SUMMER'S TOTAL ECLIPSE FOUND THAT NEARLY 192,000 PEOPLE TRAVELED TO WYOMING TO VIEW THE EVENT.

THE STUDY RELEASED MONDAY BY THE STATE OFFICE OF TOURISM ESTIMATED THAT THE CELESTIAL EVENT BOOSTED THE STATE'S ECONOMY BY SOME $63.5 MILLION.

STATE TOURISM OFFICE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DIANE SHOBER SAYS EVERY COUNTY IN THE STATE WAS IMPACTED BY THE ECLIPSE.

THE AUG. 21 ECLIPSE WAS THE FIRST TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE TO PASS OVER THE WHOLE WIDTH OF THE U.S. SINCE 1918, AND WYOMING WAS ONE OF THE FEW STATES IN THE PATH OF TOTALITY.

THE STUDY DETERMINED THAT 261,100 PEOPLE TRAVELED INSIDE WYOMING FOR THE ECLIPSE.

OF THOSE 261,100 TRAVELERS, MORE THAN 75 PERCENT WERE FROM OUT OF STATE, INCLUDING 29,000 INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS.

REPORTING FROM CASPER, I'M NICK LEARNED.
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GILLETTE, WYO. (AP) - A NEW COAL COMPANY IS SELLING TWO WYOMING COAL MINES.

BRISTOL, TENNESSEE-BASED CONTURA ENERGY ANNOUNCED MONDAY IT WILL TRANSFER THE EAGLE BUTTE AND BELLE AYR MINES IN THE POWDER RIVER BASIN TO BLACKJEWEL, LLC, IN ORDER TO FOCUS ON METALLURGICAL COAL MINES IN THE EASTERN U.S.

BLACKJEWEL IS A PRIVATE COMPANY BASED IN APPALACHIA.

THE MINES BELONGED TO KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE-BASED ALPHA NATURAL RESOURCES UNTIL THAT COMPANY FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY AND SOLD THEM TO CONTURA ENERGY IN 2016.

THE MINES SUPPLY COAL TO POWER PLANTS. TOGETHER THEY SHIPPED 24.5 MILLION TONS OF COAL OVER THE FIRST THREE QUARTERS OF 2017.

BELLE AYR EMPLOYED 236 MINERS AS OF JUNE, DOWN BY MORE THAN 100 FROM RECENT YEARS. EAGLE BUTTE HAS 300 MINERS.
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WYOMING SAGE GROUSE LEADERS SAY TALKS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ARE IMPROVING AFTER THE ANNOUNCED REVIEW OF THE BIRD'S PROTECTIONS CAUSED DISSONANCE.

MEMBERS OF THE STATE'S SAGE GROUSE IMPLEMENTATION TEAM SAID LAST WEEK THE DISCORD IS GIVING WAY TO A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH.

WHEN THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION EARLIER THIS YEAR ANNOUNCED IT WOULD REVIEW AND POTENTIALLY CHANGE FEDERAL PLANS ESTABLISHED IN 2015 FOR THE BIRD, IT SPURRED A PROTEST CAMPAIGN BY CONSERVATIONISTS AND SOME WESTERN STATE LEADERS.

TEAM CHAIRMAN BOB BUDD SAYS THE FEDERAL PLANS CAN BE IMPROVED, AND THE RESULTING HYSTERIA WAS OVERBLOWN.

BUDD SAYS CHANGES WILL BE SUGGESTED THAT AIM TO CLARIFY THE CURRENT STRATEGY IN WYOMING, WHICH IS HOME TO MORE THAN 30 PERCENT OF THE BIRD'S POPULATION.