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Wyoming’s Economy Ranked Last in the Country
“As the state’s attention focuses on growing and diversifying Wyoming’s economy during this current downturn, all of the inherent benefits of doing business in Wyoming can come in to play,” Gullberg says.
Report: Nation’s Kids Need To Get More Physical
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reading, writing, ‘rithmetic — and phys ed? The Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students, and that P.E. be designated a core subject. The report says only about h…
Report: Feds’ Warnings About Sandy Were Confusing
WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal review says federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall. But the warnings themselves were confusing. The gigantic October storm lost tropical characteristics hours before landfall in New Jersey, so the National Oceanic and…
Wyoming Juvenile Detention Rates Declines
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A children’s charity says Wyoming is locking up fewer juveniles but still ranks near the top of the nation. The Associated Press reported Wednesday  that the Annie E. Casey Foundation found Wyoming’s juvenile detention rate was second-highest in the coun…
Wyoming Releases New School Progress Reports
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Education says 139 schools and six school districts in the state failed to meet federal education goals last year. The federal No Child Left Behind Act sets so-called adequate yearly progress benchmarks for schools to meet in order for all student…
UW President Helped Shape Athletics Report
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan recently had a hand in helping shape a new report calling for more board oversight of college athletics. The 14-member panel of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges included presidents and board memb…

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