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11 hrs ago | The Gazette

2 Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use

This week, two Denver deaths were linked to marijuana use, and while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the first ones on record to be associated with a once-illegal drug that Colorado voters legalized for recreational use last year.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado, Wyoming Government

22 hrs ago | KGWN

Wyoming Tresurer's Office warns of a new scam

State Treasurer Mark Gordon has advised Wyoming residents to be aware of mail, email and Internet scams regarding unclaimed property funds.

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22 hrs ago | KGWN

Pickens teaming up with family-run Wyoming firm

T. Boone Pickens is teaming up with a family-run Wyoming business hoping to become the largest maker of natural gas engines for drilling rigs.

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Yesterday | KOTA-TV Rapid City

Poll: most Wyomingites trust state government

A recent Gallup poll shows that 76 percent of Wyoming residents have a great deal or fair amount of trust in their state government.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government, US Governors, Matt Mead

Yesterday | County 10 News

Wyoming Young Lawyers Conference set in Laramie

The Young Lawyers Section of the Wyoming State Bar is pleased to be hosting its second Young Lawyers Conference at the Holiday Inn in Laramie, Wyoming, April 17 - 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Laramie, WY, Alex Trebek, Cheyenne, WY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KGWN

Wyoming Lottery holds workshops for retailers

Wyoming retailers interested in selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets should attend one of the nine workshops being held over the next two weeks.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Evanston, WY, Riverton, WY, Cheyenne, WY

The Charlotte Observer

Experts say video doesn't show Earhart wreckage

CHEYENNE, Wyo. Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Wyoming Government

KGWN

Safe Kids Day in Wyoming

Unintentional injury is the number one cause of death among children ages 14 and under in the United States.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Family, Kids, Cheyenne, WY

Jackson Hole Radio

Wyoming House Speaker Lubnau to Retire

Wyoming House Speaker Tom Lubnau is retiring from the Legislature. The Gillette Republican was elected speaker for the 2013 and 2014 sessions.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Planet Jackson Hole

Culture Front: When art meets illness meets land

This is a central question in a recent installation by Suzanne Morlock on display at the Nicolaysen Museum in Casper through April 27. The work is part of "The Nature of Things," a three-person show for which the artists were asked to interpret the Western landscape.

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Star Valley Independent

Mountain goat herd studies continue outside Alpine

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department continues to study the Palisades Goat Herd, collaring an additional eight animals in a late March project.

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KGWN

Wyoming House Speaker Lubnau to retire

According to the Casper Star-Tribune, House speakers traditionally don't run again for representative and Lubnau said Monday he wants to honor that tradition.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

County 10 News

Wyoming and Taiwan Ties Grow with Delegation Visit

Governor Matt Mead will welcome a delegation from Taiwan to Wyoming this week. Governor Mead led a trade mission to Taiwan last year to start to develop new markets for Wyoming industries.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, Matt Mead, US Governors, World News, Taiwan

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

The nation's weather

A cold frontal boundary extended from the Four Corners to the central Great Lakes on Sunday, while a ridge of high pressure continued to build over the eastern Pacific.

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Related Topix: Weather

Washington Times

Wyoming airports endure cancellations by airline

Anna Erixon sat down at a laptop in her Lander home Wednesday afternoon and pulled up the Great Lakes Airlines website to book a flight.

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Related Topix: Riverton, WY

Central Ohio

Rockies, Midwest bracing for wintery blast, lower temps

Up to two feet of snow is forecast for parts of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska by Sunday night, while several Midwestern states and the south central U.S. will receive a cold blast that could drive temperatures in some regions to record April lows.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sat Apr 12, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Snow returns to parts of Wyoming

The National Weather Service says heavy snow is expected to fall Saturday night and Sunday in an area that includes Casper, Cody and Lander.

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Related Topix: Weather, Casper Mountain, WY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Feds urge judge not to block birth-control rule

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cheyenne and other organizations filed a lawsuit in January objecting to the Affordable Care Act's requirement that they provide insurance coverage for contraception and abortion services for their nonministerial workers.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Healthcare Law, Law

County 10 News

Work update issued for Federal-Monroe improvement project

In Friday's weekly update on the South Federal/East Monroe improvement project, the Wyoming Department of Transportation reminded residents that all businesses are open along Federal Boulevard, and accesses to businesses are being maintained.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government

Washington Times

Wright, with 2,000 residents, is seeing boom times

The town of Wright, which owes much of its 40-year history to the coal industry, is enjoying something of a renewal.

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Related Topix: Campbell County, WY, Converse County, WY, Powder River, WY

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