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McGinity to help University of Wyoming president search

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Former University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity will recruit potential candidates for the university's next president.

Wyoming News Update

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CHURCH ABUSE-WYOMING-BISHOP

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A former Catholic bishop is facing multiple allegations of sexual abuse of boys during his career, including 25 years in Wyoming.

Former Catholic Bishop faces Wyoming sex abuse allegations

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A former Catholic bishop is facing multiple allegations of sexual abuse of boys during his career, including 25 years in Wyoming.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports at least three Wyoming men say former Bishop Joseph Hart abused them while he worked in the Diocese of Cheyenne.

Wyoming police seek abuse charges for men linked to church

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming police have recommended sexual abuse charges against a member of the Catholic clergy and another man in connection with events in the 1970s and 1980s.

Wyoming lawmakers plan bill to add tolls on Interstate 80

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are poised to consider making Interstate 80 a toll road during the legislative session next year.

Wyoming News Update

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COLORADO RIVER-CLIMATE CHANGE

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Snow swamped mountains across the U.S. West last winter, likely fending off mandated water shortages next year for states that rely on the Colorado River.

New Wyoming state park at former missile site opens

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new Wyoming state park at a former launch command center for one of the world's most powerful nuclear missiles has opened to the public this week.

Groundwater contamination high near Wyoming coal ash ponds

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — PacifiCorp is proposing corrective measures at two of its coal-fired power plants in southwest Wyoming after tests showed excessive groundwater contamination from coal ash ponds.

Wyoming doctor, brother sentenced to prison for pill sales

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming doctor and his brother have been sentenced to prison for a drug distribution conspiracy that resulted in a woman's death.

University of Wyoming asks state for additional $31 million

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming has requested an additional $31.3 million in state funding.

The Laramie Boomerang reported Sunday that the university's biennial funding request to the Legislature is for its 2021 and 2022 budgets.

Wyoming News Update

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UNIVERSITY FUNDING REQUEST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming has requested an additional $31.3 million in state funding.

The Laramie Boomerang reported Sunday that the university's biennial funding request to the Legislature is for its 2021 and 2022 budgets.

West Yellowstone to ask voters about increasing resort tax

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The town of West Yellowstone is going to ask voters if they want to increase the resort tax to help expand water and sewer capacity and pay for other infrastructure projects.

Wyoming events center to get $2M state loan for renovations

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials have approved a $2 million state loan to help renovate an events center.

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board on Thursday unanimously approved the loan for remodeling parts of the Cam-Plex in Gillette.

Wyoming News Update

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WEST YELLOWSTONE-RESORT TAX

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The town of West Yellowstone is going to ask voters if they want to increase the resort tax to help expand water and sewer capacity and pay for other infrastructure projects.

Wyoming hospital plans security upgrades after shooting

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's largest hospital is moving forward with a slate of security upgrades after a man opened fire inside the facility earlier this year.

Wyoming energy company's asset auction delayed for 2nd time

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A scheduled auction of a Wyoming energy company's assets has been delayed again.

The Gillette News Record reports the Thursday auction for Cloud Peak Energy Corp. has been rescheduled for Aug. 15.

Wyoming News Update

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COAL BANKRUPTCY-AUCTION DELAYED

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A scheduled auction of a Wyoming energy company's assets has been delayed again.

The Gillette News Record reports the Thursday auction for Cloud Peak Energy Corp. has been rescheduled for Aug. 15.

Seasonal worker gets 3 months in jail for Yellowstone fire

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A seasonal concessionaire employee has been sentenced to three months in jail for igniting a small grass fire near the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Wyoming tribal court judge pleads guilty to drug charges

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The former chief judge of the Wind River Indian Reservation tribal court has pleaded guilty to two drug distribution charges.

Wyoming News Update

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TRIBAL JUDGE CHARGED-GUILTY PLEA

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The former chief judge of the Wind River Indian Reservation tribal court has pleaded guilty to two drug distribution charges.