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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says it appears likely that state agencies won't face more spending cuts in the two-year budget cycle that begins next year. Mead says he's informed state lawmakers that state agencies won't honor their request to present proposed spending cu…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A University of Wyoming official is crediting the school's scholarship opportunities with the university's 4.9 percent federal loan default rate, well below the national average of 13 percent. Financial Aid Director Joanna Carter says 42 percent of UW undergradu…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A judge in Casper has sided with the state of Wyoming and ruled against environmentalists who sought to make public the lists of ingredients that go into hydraulic fracturing fluids. Natrona County District Judge Catherine Wilking says Wyoming's state oil and gas sup…
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ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Dry and windy conditions have increased the fire danger across lower elevation areas of Wyoming. The Associated Press reports that several agricultural burns have gotten out of control in the upper Wind River Basin...
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming company is mulling a project to store power generated by a Platte County wind farm. Winhyne Energy Group hopes to begin testing the nine-turbine wind project at a site near Guernsey by late 2014. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the energy stored would be used to p…

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