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Arne Duncan (U.S. Department of Education)
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Wyoming May Opt Out of No Child Left Behind [AUDIO]

The state's revenue picture continues to improve, according to a senior economist with the state. Doug Randall reports. Wyoming education officials are considering opting out of No Child Left Behind. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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Chris Markowski
Chris Markowski
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It’s Financial Wednesday on The Morning Zone

It all came out yesterday. Obama was wrong again. The wealthy already DO pay more taxes. Households with income of $1 million or more already pay about 29.1 per cent in taxes, while those with incomes of between $50,000 and $70,000 pay only 15 per cent

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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President Obama Reveals $3 Trillion Plan to Cut the Deficit [VIDEO]

In a speech given from the White House Rose Garden on Monday, President Obama proposed a $3 trillion plan to cut the deficit, with half of that amount covered by increased taxes on the wealthy and another $800 million financed by letting the Bush-era tax cuts expire.

“If we are going to make spending cuts… then it is only right we ask everyone to pay their fair share … We can’t afford these special lower rates for the wealthy. We can’t afford them when we are running these big deficits,” he said.

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Jackson Realtor Looking at Asian Investors [AUDIO]

Jackson Hole real estate broker, Bruce Simon, is looking to lure Asian buyers to properties in Wyoming. Doug Randall has more on that story. Wyoming is ranked 4th on the list of pro-business states in a study conducted by Pollina Corporate Real Estate. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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Civility in Politics, Cheyenne’s Economy and Business Climate Today on The Morning Zone

This country will never fix our problems if the civil nature continues the way it is. Unions are calling the TEA Party names TEA Partiers have been attacked by our Vice President even the President of the United States has called groups names, then tells everyone else not to. It's this kind of mentality that is impacting our country, dividing the people and causing more of a riff in our society. Join us today on The Morning Zone at 7:37AM MDT as  Les Rayburn joins us to discuss this problem and how the leadership of our country has led us to this crisis:

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Davis Turner, Getty Images
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Bank of America to Cut 30,000 Jobs As Part of $5 Billion Reductions

On Monday, Bank of America announced that part of its plan to cut $5 billion in spending by 2014 includes the elimination of 30,000 jobs.

CEO Brian Moynihan made no mention of layoffs during an investor conference, and the bank says it expects the job losses to occur naturally through attrition and not rehiring when people vacate their positions.

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Commentary: America’s Economy Is Interwoven With Its Morality

So, once again, in an election season in which such matters can serve to sharply define the contrast between the morally bankrupt left and the traditional morality of the right, conservative America is being told to abandon them until some mythical “later date” when it will suddenly and inexplicably become expedient to address them.

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Economist Ernie Goss
Economist Ernie Goss
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Focus on The Economy in Today’s Morning Zone

Ernie Goss, Economist at Creighton University and The Goss Institute will be our guest today at 7:37AM MDT in The Morning Zone to discuss the latest Mountain States Economic Report.

August Mountain States Leading Economic Indicator Dips to Healthy Level:
Business Confidence Tumbles to Recession Levels

August survey results at a glance:
· Leading economic indicator dips to a healthy level.
· Employment gauge is consistent with annualized job growth abo

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Senior Economist Jim Robinson
Senior Economist Jim Robinson
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Wyoming’s Economy , 9-11 and Social Security on The Morning Zone

September 11, 2001: It’s the day no American will ever forget. Lt. Col. Robert Darling was with the vice president and national security advisors beneath the White House during the attacks of 9/11, giving him a unique perspective far beyond the media reports and documentaries attempts to convey  what happened during the worst terrorist attack in history on U.S. soil. Lt. Col

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With Unemployment Falling, Mead Pledges More Jobs [AUDIO]

The BLM plans to capture almost 1,500 wild horse in southwest Wyoming this fall. Amy Richards has details. Governor Matt Mead says he is pleased that the jobless rate in Wyoming is falling, but says he will still be pushing to bring more jobs to the state. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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