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Wyoming coal power plant bill signed by Gov. Gordon

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into a law a measure that aims to keep Wyoming's coal-fired power plants online and in business by requiring a utility to try to sell the facility first before decommissioning it.

3 killed, 4 hurt in southwest Wyoming crash

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EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) — Three people were killed and four others were injured in a crash on Interstate 80 in southwest Wyoming.

Woman sentenced for taking meth into Wyoming jail

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A woman who smuggled methamphetamine into a Wyoming jail and distributed it to other inmates will spend up to six years in prison.

Wyoming News Update

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WYOMING CRASH-3 KILLED

EVANSTON, Wyo. (AP) — Three people were killed and four others were injured in a crash on Interstate 80 in southwest Wyoming.

$500K bond for man accused of firing gun in Casper hospital

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A 20-year-old Wyoming man accused of firing multiple gunshots inside a Casper hospital has told a judge that he was on LSD at the time and went to the hospital to seek help.

US plans end to wolf protections; critics say it's premature

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, re-igniting the legal battle over a predator that's running into conflicts with farmers and ranchers as its numbers rebound in some regions.

Wyoming News Update

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WOLVES-US PROTECTIONS-THE LATEST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A group representing farmers and ranchers is praising a federal agency's proposal to drop protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states.

Snowmobiler killed in Wyoming avalanche from Wisconsin

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say the snowmobiler who died after he was buried in an avalanche in northwestern Wyoming was a 27-year-old Wisconsin man.

Man sentenced in carjacking, pharmacy robbery

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The last of three New Mexico men charged for their roles in a carjacking and pharmacy robbery in Wyoming has been sentenced.

KGAB-AM reports Antoine Mitchell was sentenced on Monday to 35 years in prison.

Wyoming News Update

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PREXY'S PASTURE

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The state Legislature has approved a measure that fixes an error in state law regarding Prexy's Pasture at the University of Wyoming.

Man arrested after Wyoming hospital shooting; motive unclear

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A man was arrested Monday after he fired a handgun inside a hospital, police said.

Nobody was hurt in the shooting around 1 a.m. at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.

Wyoming teen pleads not guilty in thwarted school shooting

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming teenager who prosecutors have said brought guns and bullets to school last year as part of a thwarted plan to shoot teachers and students faces a trial after pleading not guilty.

Tips via Wyoming's anonymous school safety app keep climbing

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming education officials say the number of tips submitted anonymously through a school safety app is continuing to climb.

UW plans renovation to add dorms for 65 students

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming is planning a $1 million renovation of a former sorority house into student housing.

Wyoming News Update

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DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT _ A new superintendent is taking over at Dinosaur National Monument.

SCHOOL SAFETY-ANONYMOUS APP _ Wyoming education officials say the number of tips submitted anonymously through a school safety app is continuing to climb.

Investigators: Man shot his mom after breaking into her home

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Investigators say a Wyoming man facing a second-degree murder charge told them he broke into his parents' home and shot his mother when she confronted him in the living room.

With no momentous change for Wyoming, Legislature adjourns

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Legislature adjourned for the year Thursday after a turf squabble with the governor, a late night session and hundreds of bills that for the most part didn't result in momentous change.

Wyoming News Update

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LEGISLATIVE SESSION ENDS

Wyoming legislative session ending with budget veto dispute

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The state Legislature neared adjournment for the year Wednesday amid a turf spat between lawmakers and the state's new governor over an otherwise mundane budget bill.

Wyoming man suspected of shooting mother faces murder charge

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting his mother in a Wyoming home is in custody in Colorado and is facing a charge of second-degree murder.