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Prosecutor gets investigative report on Campbell County sheriff

Prosecutor gets investigative report on Campbell County sheriff

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A special prosecutor is reviewing a state investigative report into how the Campbell County sheriff handled his son's drunken driving arrest.

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Victim of mauling likely happened upon bear feeding on a deer

Victim of mauling likely happened upon bear feeding on a deer

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A panel of wildlife experts has concluded that a Utah man mauled to death in a remote area of northwest Wyoming in September likely happened upon a bear feeding on a deer.

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Confrontation with Casper mayor downplayed

Confrontation with Casper mayor downplayed

CASPER, Wyo. — A man involved in a confrontation with Casper Mayor Paul Meyer says a dispute over drag racing has been resolved.

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No community college tuition hikes in 2015

No community college tuition hikes in 2015

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Students attending Wyoming's seven community colleges will not see their tuition increased next year.

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Hunting reveals good year for Wyoming sage grouse

Hunting reveals good year for Wyoming sage grouse

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State biologists in Wyoming say hunting is helping the greater sage grouse by providing critical data about the birds' numbers.

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Cheyenne hospital still fixing billing problems

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Cheyenne Regional Medical Center says it is still working on billing problems that have patients worried.

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Man will go to trial for death of Wyoming student

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The criminal case of a 20-year-old Casper man accused in the death of a University of Wyoming student has advanced to a trial court.

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Charges reduced against 2 men in fatal assault

Charges reduced against 2 men in fatal assault

CASPER, Wyo. — Prosecutors have reduced the charges against two Arizona men who were arrested after a New Mexico man died of injuries suffered in a drunken fight at a Casper motel.

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County Commissioners oppose EPA waters rule

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming county commissioners are preparing for an Environmental Protection Agency rule they say will cause higher costs and longer permitting processes for the state’s water projects.

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Dale Wayne Eaton: From trial to death to life

Dale Wayne Eaton: From trial to death to life

Key dates in the murder of Lisa Marie Kimmel and the death penalty case of Dale Wayne Eaton.

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Blast at Wyoming propane dealer forces evacuations

Blast at Wyoming propane dealer forces evacuations

JACKSON, Wyo. — An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several nearby businesses and a small school on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of anyone being hurt.

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Teen convicted of killing guard in jail cell

GERING, Neb. — A Wyoming teenager has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a jail guard he strangled when she entered his cell at a juvenile detention facility in Nebraska.

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Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia

Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia

NEW YORK — The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay Wyoming college student tortured and murdered in 1998, are traveling to Russia on Friday to spread their message of tolerance and acceptance in a country where anti-gay policies and attitudes are widespread.

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UW reacts to North Carolina academic fraud case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina but they plan more steps to make sure doesn't happen.

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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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Onlookers report hunters opening fire on Grand Teton elk herd

Onlookers report hunters opening fire on Grand Teton elk herd

JACKSON, Wyo. — Several people say they saw hunters use questionable and illegal tactics during an elk hunt in Grand Teton National Park this week.

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Big-game migration routes mapped in Wyoming

Big-game migration routes mapped in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Researchers have for the first time mapped migration routes for five of Wyoming’s big-game species.

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Hospitals unveil new quality site; group says metrics need to improve

CASPER, Wyo. — A new website aims to provide consumers a new option for researching quality and safety data in Wyoming hospitals, but a business group says more information should be available.

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Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

Campbell County sheriff resigns amid state investigation

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall announced his resignation Wednesday. The move comes in the midst of a state investigation into an allegation that he tried to suppress his son's arrest on a drunken-driving charge.

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UW poll: Wyoming opposed to health care changes

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A University of Wyoming poll finds that Wyoming residents continue to strongly disapprove of the President Barack Obama's federal health care law.

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Wyoming poaching tips can now be sent by text, phone app

CASPER, Wyo. — Wildlife officials have launched a text message and phone application system to help Wyomingites report poaching.

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Wyoming man sentenced in fatal crash denied shorter term

Wyoming man sentenced in fatal crash denied shorter term

CASPER, Wyo. — A judge says he won't reduce the sentence of a 22-year-old man who's serving time for a car crash that killed two of his friends in Casper.

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'Death with dignity' bill will be introduced in the Legislature

'Death with dignity' bill will be introduced in the Legislature

CASPER Wyo. — Rep. Dan Zwonitzer, R-Cheyenne, said he will sponsor a bill next year that would permit terminally ill Wyomingites to obtain a prescription to end their lives.

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Three holiday concerts scheduled in Powell, Cody

Groups from Northwest College are offering festive holiday music on three evenings, two in Powell and one in Cody.

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Teen faces new sentence in Sheridan home killing

Teen faces new sentence in Sheridan home killing

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a judge to resentence one of three men convicted of murder in a 2009 home-invasion killing.

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