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September 15th, 2013

Week in Review

Its time again to take a look back at some of the top stories this past week with this edition of the Sheridan Media Week in Review.

September 14th

UW Awarded $1.5 Million for Maternal Obesity Research

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The National Institutes of Health has awarded a 1.5 million dollar grant to the University of Wyoming to study ways to reduce maternal obesity. UW Animal Science Professor Stephen Ford directs the university’s Center for the Study of Fetal Programming.

Two Riverton Teens Bound Over for Trial

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RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - Two teenagers accused of killing a man and beating a woman on a bike trail have been bound over to district court for trial in Riverton.

Water for the Fairgrounds

A donation from Whitney Benefits has made a lot of people at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds grin, as Whitney has donated shares of water to be used at the fairgrounds. Facilities Director Jamie Ringley says the donation is greatly appreciated.

September 13th

Flooding Shuts Down WYDOT Computers

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Flooding from heavy rain has caused a computer outage that prevented Wyoming Transportation Department driver license examination stations around the state from issuing licenses and ID cards. WYDOT officials say the outage could prevent the issuing of licenses into Monday.

Recognizing the Signs of Depression

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Wyoming had the top suicide rate in the nation last year, and numbers earlier this year from the Wyoming Department of Health indicated that could be the story this year, too. As National Suicide Prevention Week wraps up, awareness and education will continue to be promoted throughout the year.

Hunter Education Field Day Coming October 2nd in Buffalo

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) will offer a Hunter Education Internet Field Day on Wednesday, October 2nd from 5:30 to 9:30 pm at the Buffalo Outdoor Shooting Site (Buffalo Trap Club) east of Buffalo on Stockyard Road.

Sheridan Hospital Launchs Cath Lab Campaign

Sheridan Memorial Hospital and the Big Horn Heart Center have launched a campaign to get the word out about a new cardiac catheterization lab.

Dayton Festival Features Hula Hoop Contest, Three-legged Race

Folks in nearby Dayton will be swinging their bats and their hips Sunday to raise money for the local community center during the fall festival at the town’s main city park.

Saturday’s Celebration Marks End of Farmers Market

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Organizers of the Sheridan farmers market are celebrating the end of the season Saturday night with a Harvest Celebration at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.