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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 cuts of up to 6 percent at legislative committee hearings this summer...
Wyoming News Briefs
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 undergraduate students take out federal loans, compared with about two-thirds at most colleges...
Wyoming News Briefs
Wyoming News Briefs
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 supervisor was correct to withhold the ingredient lists as protected trade secrets...
Wyoming News Briefs
Wyoming News Briefs
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 power turbines during times of low wind...
Wyoming’s Economy , 9-11 and Social Security on The Morning Zone
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...

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