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June 8th, 2013

Sheridan Media Week in Review

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Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media News:

Wyoming's Debt Per Capita Ranked

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According to statistics released last week by The Tax Foundation, the State of Wyoming carried a debt of $2,409 per person in 2011.

June 7th

Plan Lifts Lower 48 Wolf Protections

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing to end recovery efforts for gray wolves across most of the U.S. and return management to the states. Friday's announcement comes after wolves rebounded from widespread extermination during four decades on the endangered species list.

Rabies Clinic Wraps Up Today

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The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter's annual rabies clinic is in its final day, so if you'd like to get your pet vaccinated for the rabies virus, this is your last opportunity to take advantage of the clinic.

Plenty Of Happenings In Buffalo This Weekend

If you find yourself bored in Buffalo this weekend, you're not looking too hard for something to do.

Saturday and Sunday, the Battle On The Blacktop 3-on-3 basketball tournament is happening in the area between the Historic Courthouse and the Old Clear Creek School.

Spring Black Bear Areas 1- 2 Closed

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department issued a media release indicating that the 2013 spring black bear seasons for black bear hunt areas 1-2 in the Bighorn black bear management unit are closed. The closed areas are located in the northern Bighorn Mountains.

Mead Still Mulling State Lottery Board Members

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead says he's still going over names of people to serve on the board that will bring the lottery to Wyoming. Mead must appoint a nine-member board that will oversee the quasi-governmental corporation that will run the lottery.

Police Investigation: Driver Lost Consciousness

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(Photo courtesy of Shane Parker)

The Sheridan Police Department issued a media release Friday with more information regarding Thursday morning's accident at the Starbucks in Sheridan.

State's Education Committee discusses slew of important topics

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By Gregory Nickerson
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The Joint Interim Education Committee held its first meeting this week.

Mars, Nestle Accused of Canadian Price-Fixing

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The Mars and Nestle candy companies have been accused of price-fixing chocolate in Canada, according to a report from ABC News.