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21 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Louisiana ranks 40th for women's equality, study shows

WalletHub's analysis of 2014's Best and Worst States for Women's Equality showed Louisiana tied with Nebraska ranking 40th overall women's equality and 49th for the largest pay gap.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Wyoming

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Woman, 75, gets life term for killing husband

A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s then throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine where it... A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KSL-TV

Platte County woman contracts West Nile virus

Health officials say an older woman from Platte County has tested positive for West Nile virus - the first confirmed human case in Wyoming this year.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Wyoming

Sat Aug 23, 2014

IBerkshires

@theMarket: Labor on Their Mind

It is that time of the year again when the world's central bankers gather together in Wyoming to sort out the economic conditions of the global economy.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

SFGate

Weak job market creates uncertainty, Yellen tells conference

Demonstrators greet Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen at the economic conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

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KCWY13

West Side Construction Causes Some Destruction

"I live five miles away and it's been taking me a half hour to get to work." - Casper Resident Jimmy Franklin Many Wyoming residents know once the deep freeze of winter leaves and the sun starts to come out it can mean only one thing: construction season is approaching.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Politico

Hagan, Tillis duke it out over ed - Judge blocks Jindal - Wyoming primary results

HAGAN, TILLIS CONTINUE SCHOOLYARD BRAWL: Sen. Kay Hagan continues hammering Senate opponent and state House Speaker Thom Tillis over education in the Tar Heel State.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Barack Obama, Education, School Vouchers, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Directions Magazine

GIS Government News Weekly: Mainea s Future, Wisconsin Traffic, Avenza Courts Indiana DNR

The Maine Futures Community Mapper is a web-based tool that helps Mainers: identify locations that are most suitable for future development, conservation, agricultural uses, or forestry; identify potential conflicts and compatibilities between different land uses; and envision their future landscape under different possible scenarios of change.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Indiana, Indiana Government, Maine, Agriculture, Science, Wyoming

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Wyoming primary a referendum on Gov. Mead

This March 11, 2014 file photo shows Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead announcing his re-election campaign in Cheyenne as his wife.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Matt Mead, US Governors, Cheyenne, WY, Torrington, WY

McClatchy

Vulnerable Begich will learn challenger as Alaska voters head to the polls

Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Senator Mike Enzi, Wyoming, Matt Mead, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunherald.com

Wyoming primary election is state's real contest

A Democrat hasn't held statewide office since Gov. Dave Freudenthal left office nearly four years ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Wyoming, Dave Freudenthal, US Governors

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Reasons differ, but Wyoming and China agree on cutting CO2 from coal

Casper, Wyo. a Four Wyoming lawmakers came away from a recent trip to China with a deeper perspective on China's CO2 emissions policy, and what it means to Wyoming's coal industry.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KCWY13

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Looking for Volunteers in Wyoming

If you'd like to volunteer for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary all the information you need is right here .

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Wyoming

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Drugs and foster kids: too much, too young?

The 15-year-old's foster mom would zip a weekend's worth of pills the size of jelly beans into plastic baggies.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Prozac, Sarafem, Fluoxetine (generic), Depression, Health, Strattera, Atomoxetine Hydrochloride (generic), Wyoming

Jackson Hole Radio

WYDOT Treats Pavement on Wyoming Roads

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is treating pavement surfaces in several areas as part of a district-wide chip seal project in Sweetwater, Lincoln, Sublette, Teton and Uinta counties.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Recreational Vehicle, Teton

Brandon Sun

Shell sells shale assets in La., Wyo. for $2.1B; gains some Pa., Ohio land in return

Royal Dutch Shell says it has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

County 10 News

Program to evaluate other state programs is spreading statewide

A program Governor Matt Mead launched is being used by more state agencies and making state government more efficient.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

County 10 News

Adam Merrell is the new administrator at Wyoming Life Resource Center

Adam Merrell has joined the Wyoming Department of Health as the new administrator for the Wyoming Life Resource Center .

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

USA Today

Study: Cowboy state is most expensive for driving

Wyoming may be home to cowboys, the Devils Tower National Monument and great fishing, but it's also is the most expensive state to operate cars, says a study by a Web site.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, US National Parks, Devils Tower National Monument, Iowa, Autos

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

Cindy Hill's Wyoming Vision: Education And Much More

When a national spokesperson and pillar of modern conservatism such as Michelle Malkin gives a political endorsement, it is indeed worth noting.

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