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Wyoming man hospitalized after breathing ammonia

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A worker remained hospitalized more than a week after he inhaled ammonia fumes through a malfunctioning respirator at a chemical plant that agreed to improve worker safety three years ago in a settlement, officials said.

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Wyoming jobless rate up slightly to 4.4 percent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.4 percent in July.

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Wyoming unemployment rate at 4 percent in June

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate stood at 4 percent in June, down from 4.6 percent for the same month last year.

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UW Dean: Bar has been raised for new education students

CASPER, Wyo. — An associate dean in the University of Wyoming College of Education responded to recent critiques of her college by saying she would love to talk with anyone about the program and its students.

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Retirees likely to increase in education, recruitment should keep pace, report says

Retirees likely to increase in education, recruitment should keep pace, report says

CASPER — One in five teachers in Wyoming is over the age of 55.

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OSHA: $707,000 in fines for refinery after toxic fume exposure

Sinclair Oil Corp. faces the largest workplace safety fine in Wyoming history.

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Wyoming legislators considers tax loss remedy

CASPER, Wyo. — A panel of lawmakers ordered legislative staff to draft a bill to fix what a carpenters association calls an epidemic problem: employers who don’t pay taxes on employees because they either classify them as not existing or as contractors.

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Cody woman aims to become Wyoming's first master sommelier

Cody woman aims to become Wyoming's first master sommelier

CODY — Amanda Luther’s parents winced when their daughter announced the career path she had chosen.

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Wyoming job numbers lag behind pre-recession levels

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming’s unemployment rate has been dropping over the last two years, but the state still hasn’t replaced all the jobs it lost during the recession, according to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

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Wyoming jobless rate falls to 4.8 percent in April

CHEYENNE — Wyoming's unemployment rate fell slightly in April to 4.8 percent.

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Wyoming's job market soft in last quarter 2012

CASPER — Officials with the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services say the state's job market grew marginally in the third quarter of last year.

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Wyoming jobless rate remains at 4.9 percent in Jan.

CHEYENNE — Wyoming's unemployment rate did not change in January, remaining at 4.9 percent.

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Wyoming unemployment rate falls to 4.9 percent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in December.

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Wyoming unemployment rate lowest in over 3 years

CHEYENNE — Wyoming's unemployment rate has reached its lowest level in more than three years.

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Wyoming jobless rate falls to 5.4 percent in September

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 5.4 percent in September.

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Program helps dads find work and care for their families

Program helps dads find work and care for their families

CASPER, Wyo. — Chris Wallace supports four kids living at home — his biological son and three stepchildren. He also has four other biological children, some of whom he is ordered to pay child support for.

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Wyoming unemployment rate below last year's

CHEYENNE — Wyoming's unemployment rate is below where it was this time last year and continues to run far below the national average.

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Wyoming jobless rate at 5.2 percent in May

CHEYENNE — Wyoming's unemployment rate decreased slightly to 5.2 percent in May, from 5.3 percent in April.

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Casper City Council OKs car-per-man police program

CASPER, Wyo. -- The Casper City Council voted to fund a car-per-man program for the Police Department with $2.37 million in unallocated optional 1-cent sales tax money after a public hearing at Tuesday's regular meeting.

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Citations expected in Wyoming refinery fire

RAWLINS — At least three citations are expected to be issued against the Sinclair oil refinery in Wyoming where a flash fire injured four workers.

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