When President Trump announced a ban on travel for citizens from several predominantly Muslim countries in January, a coalition of officials from various blue states quickly rallied to fight it. "We just started talking to each other Friday afternoon,"...
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over whether a former state lawmaker and a resident can proceed with their lawsuit alleging state officials have mismanaged a $300 million project to renovate the state Capitol complex...
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A new study shows that more Wyoming teens are overweight. The National Survey of Children’s Health says that Wyoming young people have the 14th lowest obesity rate in the nation, but the obesity rate is still higher than it was ten years ago. The report...
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With guest host Jane Clayson . What it’s like to be a dog. We talk with animal neuroscientist Gregory Berns. There are more dogs in this country than children. Sometimes they are the dearest, truest friend in a human’s life. Or a beloved member of the...
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Cutting edge science is discovering that billions of species of microscopic bacteria live everywhere... on our bodies and in nature. Now, the National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Wyoming $20 million to learn more about those...
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Back-to-back natural disasters in Mexico and across the Caribbean have left millions of people reeling. The 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday crumpled buildings and killed more than 200 people. And it hit while Mexico was...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGcpni1h4vg Updated at 4:35 p.m. ET A strong earthquake that hit Mexico City and other central areas has killed at least 273 people, officials say. Search teams are working feverishly to find any survivors who were...
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A Wheatland man who contracted brucellosis tells of his harrowing experience, including a difficult diagnosis, underscoring the seriousness of the disease. The post Brucellosis-infected farmer felt “indescribable pain” appeared first on WyoFile.
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Updated at 3:36 p.m. ET President Trump ordered new economic sanctions Thursday against any bank or other company doing business with North Korea, in response to Pyongyang's renegade nuclear program. The move is designed to tighten the economic screws on...
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: It was quite a moment when President Trump took the stage in New York earlier this week. The America-First president addressed world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly, and he was all...
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Good morning, here are our early stories: -- Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico Without Power, Hits Dominican Republic. -- Equifax Breach Puts Credit Bureaus' Oversight In Question. -- Oklahoma City Police Fatally Shoot Deaf Man Despite Yells Of 'He...
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit DAVID GREENE, HOST: Good morning. I'm David Greene. Portugal has a pigeon population problem. And The Wall Street Journal reports officials in Lisbon are trying to be as nice as they can about reducing their...
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I’m glad I live in the middle of the country, where we’re a couple-day’s drive from the nearest ocean. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have left big messes in Texas and Florida, and there are more hurricanes sweeping up behind them. I really feel for the...
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POWELL, Wyo. — Seven people who shared a home in northern Wyoming are facing felony charges after police say their use of methamphetamine endangered children.
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CASPER, Wyo. — Court documents say two Florida men are facing felony drug charges after Wyoming Highway Patrol found them with about 40 pounds of marijuana.
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Can you imagine paying $25,000 for a pool table, or bed? That was the going price for furniture, and even boots at the Western Design Conference when it was headquartered in Cody. Furniture and accessory makers are bringing the pricey hand-made items...
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Roger and Sydney Davies were prepared for sun tans, snorkeling expeditions and dips in the resort pool when they arrived Sept. 1 at the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Thomas.
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Ever since I picked up a camera 17 years ago, I’ve been looking at everything I see and wondering if it would make a good picture. I’m pretty sure it drives my family crazy, because we can’t take a road trip without stopping two or ten times so I can get...
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We're drawn to Wyoming for its open spaces, for its mountains and prairies, for its hiking, fishing and other outdoor pursuits. And for good reason. But there is more to Wyoming than the great outdoors. The state is home to…
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9/19/2017
The tourism industry’s request for a new tax on themselves may hold a broader lesson for the Legislature. The post Analysis: Tourism industry wants to pay its own way appeared first on WyoFile.
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My family was given a black lab puppy right before Christmas. At the time, I was a little hesitant to take the dog, because we already had three dogs, and one of them was my hunting dog. I wasn’t sure I was up to taking two dogs – one of them being a...
9/19/2017
State superintendent Jillian Balow warned Monday that proposed cuts to federal funding for teacher development would have "a direct negative impact on learning," an outcome potentially exacerbated by Wyoming's current education funding crisis.
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The University of Wyoming promoted two department heads to lead its new Honors College and Office of Graduate Education, two units on campus called for in a broad strategic plan approved by the board of trustees in July.
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9/19/2017
Government officials throughout Natrona County said they were shocked when a random state audit in 2015 revealed that the treasurer of Mills had embezzled roughly $60,000 from the town. Lisa Whetstone was later convicted of the crime and on July…
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9/19/2017
The American Academy of Pediatrics advises teens and their parents to find out if a salon is regulated by the state and practices infection control. It says that navel piercings take the longest to fully heal, up to nine months. On how early is too early...
9/18/2017
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Seventeen wild horses and one wild burro have found new homes after being gentled by inmate trainers at the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton.
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9/18/2017
LARAMIE, Wyo. — City of Laramie officials have met with the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees on the possibility of closing the stretch of 15th Street running through the UW campus.
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9/18/2017
The 2018 MISS WYOMING USA and MISS WYOMING TEEN USA Pageants took place Sunday night at the Welsh Auditorium at Natrona County High School. A large crowd filled the auditorium on Sunday afternoon for the pageant finals, where the panel of judges selected...
9/18/2017
Probably the most common way to get a hunting dog is to go to a breeder. It’s also probably the most reliable. Dogs that come from reputable kennels have pedigrees that prove their family track record. But you can also get a good hunting dog at your...
9/18/2017
Work is being done to help protect what remains of a fire damaged chalet in Glacier National Park from Montana's winter weather. The effort will help preserve the site for eventually rebuilding the structure. The historic Sperry Chalet building was...
9/16/2017
(Information from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide, http://www.jhnewsandguide.com) JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – ESPN Radio host Ryen Russillo has paid a $250 fine for drunkenly wandering into a stranger’s apartment in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson. The...
9/15/2017
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) – The University of Wyoming has started increasing its recruitment and retention efforts as it faces budget cuts handed down by the state legislature.                 The Laramie Boomerang reports  those efforts received a boost...
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