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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.

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YELLOWSTONE BISON-FIRST AMENDMENT

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JOB LOSSES

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lost 25,000 workers between 2014 and 2016 amid an energy industry downturn but has showed some signs of recovery in recent months.

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ECLIPSE-JACKSON CELL SERVICE

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MEAD-BUDGET

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says Wyoming's budget woes aren't as bad as predicted, but he says the state still faces big challenges with funding its public K-12 school system.

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COAL JOBS

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The coal industry in Wyoming has started to rebound but companies are hesitant to hire many workers because of lingering uncertainty.

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WYOMING WOLVES

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number of livestock in Wyoming last year, and wildlife managers responded by killing a record number of wolves that were responsible.

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WIND WORKERS

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has an abundance of wind but not an abundance of workers trained in wind energy jobs.

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PAWS SCORES

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming students who took the statewide test earlier this year to measure their academic knowledge performed better in math and science.

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WESTERN WILDFIRES-THE LATEST

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Nearly all evacuation orders have been called off for three major fires across California.

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PACIFICORP-COAL PLANT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The PacifiCorp coal-fired power plant in southwest Wyoming will remain fully operational for at least another year.

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SULFUR PILE BURNS

WORLAND, Wyo. (AP) — If you ever wondered what a burning pile of sulfur looks like, the answer is like a UFO crash site or maybe a scene on another planet.

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WESTERN WILDFIRES-THE LATEST

SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) — Two major wildfires in California have sent nearly 8,000 people fleeing to safety.

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SLAIN TRAIN WORKER-THE LATEST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man is pleading guilty to federal charges filed in a stunning string of crimes that included the slaying of a train worker and the kidnapping of a mother and her daughters.

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RADIOACTIVE SLUDGE SPILL

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The agency that regulates the U.S. nuclear industry will not fine a company for spilling radioactive sludge outside a disposal facility.

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HUMAN-BEAR CONFLICT SURVEY

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A survey is gathering information about Wyoming residents' conflicts with bears.

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HARD WINTER-WILDLIFE

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife managers in seven states in the western U.S. report this past winter was rough on wildlife.