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Wyoming man denies sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

CASPER, Wyo. — A 47-year-old Midwest man has denied charges he sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl at his home.

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Missoula County must pay $565K for inmate's death

MISSOULA — Missoula County must pay $565,500 in damages to the family of a woman who died of a seizure in the county detention center in 2009.

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Man killed in crash near Thompson Falls ID'd

BUTTE — Authorities have released the name of a 51-year-old man who was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash near Thompson Falls.

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Gillette training 3 new police dogs

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Gillette Police Department is training three new police dogs to replace two dogs that retired and another that died.

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Refinery fined $153K for safety violations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — HollyFrontier Corp. has agreed to pay a $153,000 penalty for poor emergency management planning at its refinery in Cheyenne.

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Wyoming woman accused of soliciting murder will receive new competency evaluation

Wyoming woman accused of soliciting murder will receive new competency evaluation

CASPER, Wyo. — A woman suspected of soliciting the murder of her ex-husband requested a second competency evaluation Tuesday in Natrona County Circuit Court.

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Search on for missing Casper woman

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A search is on for a Casper woman who has been missing since Oct. 7.

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Wyoming voters get help on judicial retention ballot

JACKSON, Wyo. — Voters who want more information on candidates for judicial retention on their general election ballot are getting help from the League of Women Voters in Wyoming.

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Wyoming man gets 7 years for for 11th DUI conviction

LARAMIE, Wyo. — An Albany County man has been sentenced to up to seven years in prison after his 11th conviction for driving while under the influence of alcohol.

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Riverton man faces vehicular homicide charge

WORLAND, Wyo. — A Riverton man faces a charge of aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of a Worland woman.

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Aerial search planned for missing Casper woman

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — An aerial search is planned for a Casper woman who has been missing since Oct. 7.

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Man shot by 13-year-old boy in hunting accident in critical condition

BUTTE — Police say the 56-year-old recovering from a hunting accident over the weekend was accidentally shot by a 13-year-old boy.

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Forest Service churns up old logging roads

GREAT FALLS — Hard-packed roads that were identified for removal in 2007 are now being churned up and restored to a natural state across Lewis and Clark National Forest, with the aim being improved vegetation growth and water flow.

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UW accepts 20 students for medical program

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming has accepted 20 new students to its medical education program this fall.

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Painter's work an ode to the High Plains

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Growing up in Southern California, Patrick Kikut was no stranger to the vast horizons belting across the rolling surf of the Pacific Ocean. Kikut, now a painter and University of Wyoming lecturer, finds a faint familiarity in the horizons of the High Plains.

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Number of female hunters in Wyoming increases between 2008 and 2013

Number of female hunters in Wyoming increases between 2008 and 2013

CASPER, Wyo. — Betsy Peterson shot her first mule deer outside of Casper with her husband and 5-month old daughter. It didn’t seem strange, bringing the infant into the field. Peterson had a mule deer tag and mouths to feed.

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Jenny Lake in Grand Teton closing for upgrades

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Large parts of the Jenny Lake area in Grand Teton National Park will be closed to the public next week.

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Gillette teens face marijuana charges

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Two Gillette teenagers face drug charges after residents of their apartment complex smelled burning marijuana and called police.

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Cheyenne working to speed election returns

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Elections officials in Cheyenne are hoping to speed elections returns after a clunky August primary.

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MDT considering new Blackfoot River I-90 bridge

BONNER — Montana highway officials are working on plans for a new interstate highway bridge over the Blackfoot River — even though there's no money for a new bridge yet.

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