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16 hrs ago | The Gazette

2 Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use

This week, two Denver deaths were linked to marijuana use, and while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the first ones on record to be associated with a once-illegal drug that Colorado voters legalized for recreational use last year.

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Yesterday | KOTA-TV Rapid City

Poll: most Wyomingites trust state government

A recent Gallup poll shows that 76 percent of Wyoming residents have a great deal or fair amount of trust in their state government.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, US Governors, Matt Mead

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Experts say video doesn't show Earhart wreckage

CHEYENNE, Wyo. Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

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County 10 News

WyoLotto could launch as soon as late August

Wyoming Lottery Corporation CEO Jon Clontz said this morning that Wyoming residents could expect to start buying Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets as soon as late August.

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KGWN

Safe Kids Day in Wyoming

Unintentional injury is the number one cause of death among children ages 14 and under in the United States.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Family, Kids, Cheyenne, WY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Wyoming airports endure cancellations by airline

Anna Erixon sat down at a laptop in her Lander home Wednesday afternoon and pulled up the Great Lakes Airlines website to book a flight.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Riverton, WY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

County 10 News

Work update issued for Federal-Monroe improvement project

In Friday's weekly update on the South Federal/East Monroe improvement project, the Wyoming Department of Transportation reminded residents that all businesses are open along Federal Boulevard, and accesses to businesses are being maintained.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

County 10 News

Gov. Mead: Wyomingites have trust in State Government

A recently released poll shows that people in Wyoming have significant trust in state government.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Matt Mead, Wyoming

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KIDK CBS 3

Jackson issues evacuation advisory

Walgreens drug store in Jackson has voluntarily closed after town officials voiced concern over slope stability of the hillside above it.

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Washington Times

New fuels tax means more road projects in Wyoming

Road crews will be out in force soon across Wyoming, and there will be more work going on this year thanks to the state's new 10-cent per gallon fuels tax.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

County 10 News

Wyoming, UW Finish Collecting Cloud Seeding Statistical Information; But does it work?

A cloud-seeding research project originally commissioned by the state of Wyoming nearly a decade ago and involving the University of Wyoming has been completed - at least on the statistical gathering front.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Mathematics, Science, University of Wyoming, Medicine Bow, WY

WWL-TV New Orleans

Yellowstone fighting online supervolcano rumors

A small portion of the Yellowstone buffalo herd graze in the early evening of October 8, 2012 in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

County 10 News

State wins court decision; Web-based travel sites must collect sales tax on full room rate

Governor Matt Mead Thursday commended the Wyoming Attorney General Office for its work.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

County 10 News

Wyoming Delegation to EPA: Butt out of Wyoming borders

More than a century ago, Congress set the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation within Wyoming.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Wyoming

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Alabama Live

Wyoming senator claims White House 'cooking the books' on Affordable Care Act numbers

Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, , said he doesn't believe the White House when they say that 6 million people have signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, Wyoming

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Washington Examiner

Black Hills Corp. closes coal-fired power plant

Black Hills Corp. has closed down a coal-fired power plant outside Gillette, a move the company says is in response to recent federal emissions regulations.

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Related Topix: Black Hills, Energy, Oil & Gas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Wyoming, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Car Connection

Idaho & Wyoming Join Texas & Utah In The 80 MPH Club

If you've ever driven through the American West and Midwest, you know some of the roads can be desolate.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Idaho, Wyoming, Texas Government, Texas

KTAR

Ariz. ex-convict suspected of shooting police dog

Albuquerque police say a man once imprisoned in Arizona on burglary convictions was suspected of shooting a police dog during a business burglary Friday.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Wyoming

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Washington Times

Wyoming's snow plowing budget dwindles

The Wyoming Department of Transportation says the state's snow plowing budget is dwindling, and the department may have to dip into a construction budget to keep roads clear during the wettest season of the year.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Explosives bring down bridge arches at Hoback

A dramatic explosion brought down two steel arches that used to support a bridge over the Snake River south of Jackson.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Wyoming

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