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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, the ranking member on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee, made the following statement Wednesday during the Committee's mark-up of the Elementary and Secondary Education Re-authorization Act of 2011.

SCSD1 Superintendent Marty Kobza says he's disappointed with the discussions that took place at Wyoming Legislature Joint Education Committee meetings Tuesday in Casper, where the committee made a recommendation not to increase the K-12 External Cost Adjustment for district one for the third straight year.

The Sheridan County School District No. 1 Board appointed an official School District 1 board member to the Sheridan Recreation District Board during a regular meeting Tuesday night in Ranchester.

CHEYENNE (AP) - A new study says 56% of the new students entering Wyoming community colleges aren't prepared for college-level courses. In addition, 23% of new students entering the University of Wyoming need help with math.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Twenty-five deaths in 12 states are now linked to listeria in cantaloupe, the deadliest known outbreak of foodborne illness in the U.S. in more than 25 years.

The 4th annual Sheridan Jaycees Turkey Shoot will take place this Saturday morning at the Sheridan Gun Club with all proceeds going to support Sheridan Jaycees Christmas Shopping Tour.

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Judiciary Interim Committee approved a bill last Thursday in Laramie to bring before the Wyoming State Legislature next year that will allow for a second judge in District 4, encompassing Sheridan and Johnson counties.

WY News Service -- This week, October 17th through the 22nd, is National Wolf Awareness Week, and with the state of Wyoming close to getting back management of wolves from the feds, one group believes that the state's plan could serve to protect the animals even more.

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