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Wyo. Wind Tax Brought in $2.6M in its 1st Year

Wyoming's new wind tax brought in $2.6 million in the first year it was collected.

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UW Sets Record for External Research Funding

Faculty members at the University of Wyoming received a record $86 million in external funding in the 2012 fiscal year.

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National Park Cuts Detailed in Memo

Visitors to America's national parks will encounter fewer rangers, find locked restrooms and visitors centers, and see trashcans emptied less often if 5 percent across-the-board federal budget cuts are enacted.

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Hundreds of civilian military employees in Wyoming could be furloughed if cuts in U.S. defense spending go through.

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Simpson, Bowles Offer New Plan to Avoid Cuts

Former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson is offering a new plan to avoid automatic spending cuts set to hit March 1 absent a bipartisan deficit-reduction deal.

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White House: Economy Healing, But Could Be Wounded

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a new jobs report shows the U.S. economy is healing, but warns Congress not to inflict wounds with looming spending cuts.

Alan Krueger is chairman of President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers

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Jon Stewart, left, host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images) Alan Simpson, right, Former Republican Senator for Wyoming.
Jon Stewart, left, host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images) Alan Simpson, right, Former Republican Senator for Wyoming.
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Alan Simpson Talks Fiscal Cliff on The Daily Show

Former Senator for the state of Wyoming, Alan Simpson, appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Wednesday night.

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How Hard Is It to Get a Job if You’ve Been Out of Work for 6 Months? — Dollars and Sense

They say the best time to look for a new job is when you already have one. Turns out there might actually be something to this phenomenon: New research suggests that the longer you’re out of work, the harder it gets to find a new job.

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Which Cities Have the Nation’s Lowest Unemployment Rates?

The nation’s unemployment rate is currently stuck at 8.3 percent, but in some cities, it’s much lower. So if you’re okay with relocating, where should you start your job search?

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Recent College Graduates Having a Ridiculously Tough Time Finding Work

As the debate rages over whether getting a college degree is worth the money, a new set of statistics is giving many people pause — seems half of recent college grads are either jobless or underemployed in positions that don’t fully use their skills and knowledge.

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