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Prosecutors: Boy Planned 'Political' Shooting in Montana

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 14-year-old boy accused of bringing two handguns to a Montana high school told authorities he wanted to show people "you don't need an assault rifle to shoot up a school."

Bill Would Allow Schools to Try Year-Round Class

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state House of Representatives has given initial approval to a bill that would encourage school districts to try out year-round class schedules to see if shorter vacations improve learning.

The bill faces two more floor debates in the House.

Despite Recent Snow, Snowpack Remains Below Normal

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Snotel sites around Wyoming that gauge snowpack and precipitation.

The first Sheridan County snowpack of 2013 has been released by the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

BHS Forensics Fourth At Gillette Tournament

BHS Forensics top finishers at the Gillette speech tournament. L to R: Cody Giles, Kaleb Moseman, Brianna Taylor.

Buffalo High School's Forensics team traveled to Gillette last weekend to take part in the Camel Classic at Campbell County High School.
The team finished fourth in the 3A Division.