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Coroner: Wyoming couple dead in homicide, suicide

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A coroner says a man and woman whose bodies were found in western Wyoming died of gunshot wounds.

Teton County Coroner Brent Blue says 69-year-old Heinrich "Heinz" Johann Karl Munz died by suicide and 64-year-old Barbel "Babs" Munz died by homicide around 10 p.m. Monday.

Hearing on request to move school gun case to juvenile court

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Attorneys for a boy charged with nine counts of attempted first-degree murder for bringing guns to a junior high school in Gillette are asking that his case be moved to juvenile court.

The boy, now 15, was charged as an adult and pleaded not guilty in March.

Wyoming News Update

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SCHOOL-STUDENT GUNS

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Attorneys for a boy charged with nine counts of attempted first-degree murder for bringing guns to a junior high school in Gillette are asking that his case be moved to juvenile court.

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Wyoming high court overturns judge in UW gun case

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled that a district judge wrongly issued an order in a case challenging the University of Wyoming ability to restrict people's ability to carry firearms on campus.

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Wyoming generic prescription drug manufacturer closes

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's only generic prescription drug manufacturing company has closed after nearly two decades.

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The Latest: Overnight evacuations ordered in Jackson fire

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Fire managers say residents of about 30 evacuated homes in Jackson won't be allowed to return before Tuesday as crews battle a wildfire on a hill overlooking the town.

First Listening Session Sept. 10 for UW President Search

Members of the campus community and the public have an opportunity to weigh in on the search for the University of Wyoming’s next president during a listening session Tuesday, Sept. 10, on the UW campus.

Wyoming students improve average state assessment scores

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming school officials say the average annual test score has improved across the state.

Water restored to Wyoming, Nebraska irrigation tunnel system

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Water has been restored to Wyoming and Nebraska farmers after an irrigation tunnel collapse cut off water flow last month.

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IRRIGATION EMERGENCY

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Water has been restored to Wyoming and Nebraska farmers after an irrigation tunnel collapse cut off water flow last month.

Separate Sale of Wyoming, West Virginia Coal Mines Approved

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A U.S. bankruptcy court has ruled that a coal company may sell two large Wyoming mines separately from one in West Virginia.

72-year-old Wyoming prison inmate dies from illness

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TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Corrections says a 72-year-old inmate serving a life sentence for second-degree murder has died from a lengthy illness.

The agency says Alan J. Suliber died Tuesday at the Banner Health Community Hospital in Torrington.

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INMATE DEATH

TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Corrections says a 72-year-old inmate serving a life sentence for second-degree murder has died from a lengthy illness.

The agency says Alan J. Suliber died Tuesday at the Banner Health Community Hospital in Torrington.

Law firm responds to Wyoming tribe's lawsuit

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The former law firm for the Northern Arapaho Tribe says the Wyoming tribe and its current lawyers have filed a "vindictive" lawsuit despite knowing the allegations in it were false.

Grant for retraining displaced coal plant workers untapped

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana labor officials say a $2 million federal grant for retraining workers expected to be displaced with the closure of two units of a coal-fired power plant remains untapped because plant owners haven't given the workers layoff notices.

Expansion of Montana coal mine gets backing after sale

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana environmental officials on Tuesday proposed approval of a major expansion of the state's largest coal mine after it was recently sold through a bankruptcy auction to a company controlled by the Navajo Nation.

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COAL MINE EXPANSION

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana environmental officials are proposing approval of a major expansion of the state's largest coal mine after it was recently sold through a bankruptcy auction.

Wyoming miners locked out of jobs face health insurance loss

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Hundreds of Wyoming coal miners locked out of their jobs could lose health insurance.

The Gillette News Record reports that Blackjewel LLC Wyoming has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to terminate its medical insurance Aug. 31.

Former Wyoming player released from jail for sexual battery

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A former University of Wyoming football player has been released from jail in a sexual battery case after a judge found the sentencing judge improperly called Carl Granderson's therapist before handing down the sentence.

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WYOMING COAL MINING

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Hundreds of Wyoming coal miners locked out of their jobs could lose health insurance.

The Gillette News Record reports that Blackjewel LLC Wyoming has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to terminate its medical insurance Aug. 31.