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ECLIPSE-GRAND TETON'S DAY TO SHINE

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park sits in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, Yellowstone National Park.

Sheridan PD Expecting Influx of Visitors for Eclipse

On Monday, the population of people in Wyoming is expected to be at least doubled in size. Hundreds of Thousands of people will be flocking to the state to witness the much awaited total solar eclipse. Although Sheridan does not lie in the path of totality, Sheridan Police Lt.

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NEW RESEARCH FACILITY

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming has opened a new research facility dedicated for large research projects.

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RADIOACTIVE OILFIELD WASTE-FUGITIVE

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota.

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WYOMING FLOODING

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The high water that poured down Wyoming rivers and streams from a melting record mountain snowpack this year is being blamed for several river deaths and causing millions of dollars in damage.

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WYOMING-URANIUM

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Representatives of the U.S. uranium industry will meet in Casper this month for a symposium amid a downturn caused by low prices.

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YELLOWSTONE TRAFFIC

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YELLOWSTONE VISITATION

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — More than half way through the calendar year, Yellowstone National Park has seen about 5 percent fewer visitors so far this year.

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CLIMATE SUPERCOMPUTER

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One of the world's fastest supercomputers has been crunching numbers for science for months but got a formal welcome to its namesake city in Wyoming.

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SAGE GROUSE-CONSERVATION

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WYOMING FLOODING-FEDERAL AID

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Wyoming's flood-affected Fremont and Park counties, including the Wind River Reservation.

California Man Sentenced for Blackmailing Sheridan Teens to Send Nude Photos

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A California man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for blackmailing two 14-year-old girls from Sheridan into sending him nude pictures on Snapchat.

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NAVY SECRETARY

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COAL DEATHS INCREASE

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Deaths in U.S. coal mines this year have surged ahead of last year's, and federal safety officials say workers who are new to a mine have been especially vulnerable to fatal accidents.

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NEW COAL MINE

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An environmental review panel is sending plans for Wyoming's first major new coal mine in years back for more work.

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NEW COAL MINE

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials are about to decide on a final round of approval for the state's first major new coal mine in decades.

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LOCKED UP-WYOMING

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life in prison for a murder he committed as a teen is on track to go free soon in an example of a Wyoming case affected by a landmark Supreme Court ruling.

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-SEXUAL HARASSMENT

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GAS DRILLING-PUBLIC LANDS

DENVER (AP) — A lawsuit contesting new rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land will get its day in court even though President Donald Trump's administration doesn't intend to implement them.

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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

The rate is down significantly from May's 4.1 percent.