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News Minute: Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he expects to be ready to brief state lawmakers early next year about the best deal Wyoming could get to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income people. Mead says he and state Health Department Director Tom Forslund met recently with federal officials to discuss the possibility of Wyoming agreeing to Medicaid expansion.

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a Russian student who failed to return to his summer job in Grand Teton National Park. Twenty-three-year-old Aleksandr Sagiev was expected back at his job in the grocery store at Dornan's resort on Monday. He was last seen the day before. Searchers used dogs and boats to look for any signs of him along the Snake River yesterday.

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A recount has confirmed that Teton County commissioner candidate Reynolds Pomeroy made it onto the general election ballot by one vote. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the recount of Tuesday's primary election results show Pomeroy edged out Mark Obringer. The top three vote-getters advance to the general election.

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Two former Wyoming residents have created a video game that centers on a park ranger stationed in a watchtower in the Shoshone National Forest wilderness. The game is called Firewatch. KUWR radio reports that it is the first video game to be released by a small game developer in San Francisco called Campo Santo. The designers are both from Wyoming.

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