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February 27th, 2013

Lummis: Let's Cut Federal Jobs

Wyoming House Representative, Cynthia Lummis, has introduced H.R. 824, the Federal Workforce Reduction Through Attrition Act, which she purports would save the federal government $35 billion over the course of five years without forcing current government employees out of work.

Deadline Looms Over Eminant Domain Bill

A bill that would improve landowners' bargaining position in condemnation actions is going down to the wire in the Wyoming Legislature.

Wyoming 2nd In Juvenile Imprisonment

Wyoming has the second-highest juvenile incarceration rate in the nation, according to a report released yesterday by Wyoming Kids Count. Statistically, 440 per 100,000 of Wyoming youth are in correctional custody, a number surpassed only by South Dakota.

STATE INDOOR TRACK / STATE / REGIONAL HOOPS

The Bronc and Lady Bronc indoor track teams will compete in the state indoor meet in Gillette Friday and Saturday.

Head coach Art Bauers says expectations are high for the athletes this week.

Points are not kept at meets during the regular season but they will be counted this week and we asked Bauers if that helps out the athletes as they get ready to compete.

And finally he says they are looking for great effort this week and they'll just see what happens.

February 26th

Sheridan College Student, Marine, Honored at Statewide Conference

We reported Monday on two Sheridan College instructors who were recently honored at a conference of the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees in Cheyenne. Sheridan College student and Marine, Luke Cloud, was among the honorees.

Raising Awareness to the Importance of Heart Health

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital held its annual Heart Health Fair Tuesday night, showcasing a variety of options available for strengthening the cardiovascular system.

SEEDA Discusses MOU With Forward Sheridan

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board discussed a revised memorandum of understanding with Forward Sheridan during their meeting Tuesday. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Police Chief Talks About Rise in Burglary Cases in Sheridan

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In 2011, there were 62 burglary cases in the City of Sheridan. That number jumped to 106 in 2012, which is a 71 percent increase.

SEEDA Awaits Business Council's Decision on Second Phase of CTET Study

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Moving forward with phase two of the Career and Technical Education Training study will have to wait several more weeks as SEEDA awaits a decision from the Wyoming Business Council regarding an application for a $50,000 grant.

University of Wyoming Announces New President

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Oklahoma State Provost Robert Sternberg has been named president of the University of Wyoming. The UW Board of Trustees unanimously decided on Sternberg on Tuesday. Sternberg becomes the 24th president of Wyoming's only four-year public university.