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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is renewing his call for Congress to end tax breaks to oil companies. In a Rose Garden speech today, Obama will urge Congress to vote to end what the White House calls “the billions in taxpayer dollars handed out to oil companies every year.…
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Troopers have identified the two women killed in a head-on collision on U.S. 30 near Kemmerer. The Wyoming Highway Patrol said yesterday that 60-year-old Verna Prater of Kemmerer was driving west when her car hit a mile marker post Friday afternoon. The vehicle crossed ove…
Thousands Rally For Trayvon, US Solider Faces Charges Today
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of gunning down Afghan civilians, including women and nine children, is expected to be charged with 17 counts of murder today. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will appear in a military court at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., where he’s being held. SANFORD…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Board of Medicine has reinstated the license of a Cody doctor the board suspended in January following the death of a Montana man after a back operation. The Powell Tribune reports that the medical board on Tuesday lifted its suspension of Dr. John H. Schneid…
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BAY AREA QUAKE NEW: Magnitude-4.0 quake shakes San Francisco Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some people in the San Francisco Bay area were awakened by an earthquake, though there have been no damage reports. A U.S. Geological Survey computer-generated report says the magnitude-4.0 quake struck…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Mitt Romney has won a nonbinding vote of Republican activists who turned out for precinct caucuses across Wyoming during the past two weeks. The former Massachusetts governor was the favorite of 39 percent of the 2,108 caucus goers, while former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Sa…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied an appeal from a Wyoming county that lost a voting rights challenge. A 2010 ruling overturned Fremont County’s system of at-large voting for county commissioners after American Indians sued, claiming it diluted the Indian vote. C…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Amid reports of increasing flu cases in Wyoming, state health officials are encouraging residents to take common-sense steps to avoid influenza or spreading it to others. Emerging diseases chief Clay Van Houten says the agency has seen more reports of flu-like illness an…
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will propose his 2013 budget to Congress today. Obama’s plan calls for increases in transportation, education and other areas, but shoots for a $4 trillion deficit reduction over the next decade. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner’s offici…
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A report by U.S. House Democrats says Wyoming accounts for more than 800 of the 2,000 citations issued over a 13-year period to companies for safety and drilling violations on public lands in 17 states. The report says federal policing of oil and natural gas drilling on publ…

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