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7:12 pm
Thu August 19, 2010

Wyoming has an extra $125 million in revenue

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6:29 pm
Thu August 19, 2010

Wyoming's ACT score stays flat

Laramie, WY – Results from Wyoming's latest A-C-T test scores show the state's average score didn't improve this year, and remains below the national average.

Last spring's Wyoming high-school juniors and seniors averaged a score of 20 out of 36, which was the same score achieved in 2009. Results also show that only 17-percent of Wyoming students are ready for English, reading, math and science at the college level.

Wyoming does require that juniors take the ACT, a practice not common across the rest of the country.

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6:26 pm
Thu August 19, 2010

Cheyenne down to one flight per day to Dallas

Laramie, WY – American Eagle, a subsidiary of American Airlines, announced that they would be cutting daily flights to Cheyenne in half for the slower winter months.

The airline currently operates two daily flights from Cheyenne to Dallas/Fort Worth, and the Wyoming Aeronautics Division is providing $1.4-million to subsidize the service.

The airline says it will resume normal service in April.

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WPR News
10:42 am
Thu August 19, 2010

Teton County voters will be asked to support a lodging tax

Jackson, WY – Teton County voters will be asked to support a two percent lodging tax in November. Local government agencies agreed to put the measure on the ballot. Valley residents have voted against a similar measure three times, but officials are hopeful. 60 percent of the money raised would go to promoting Jackson Hole, while 30 percent would go to services such as busing. 10 percent goes to local government. The tax would be paid by visitors to Teton County.

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10:38 am
Thu August 19, 2010

BLM announces wild horse plan

Laramie, Wy – The Bureau of Land Management says it is considering giving fertility control vaccines to more wild horses in the Pryor Mountains. BLM spokesman Greg Albright said Wednesday that about 70 percent of mares in the approximately 150-horse herd have been given
fertility vaccines over the last two years.
Agency officials say expanding that program could reduce the
need for periodic roundups that are held to keep the herd's size
under control.
Horse advocates have fiercely oppose previous roundups,

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10:36 am
Thu August 19, 2010

UW gets grant for carbon research

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Laramie, Wy – University of Wyoming researchers have received a $1.5 million federal grant to study how much carbon dioxide can be permanently stored underground. UW's project was one of 15 nationwide to receive money from the U.S. Energy Department for studying various facets of carbon capture and migration in different types of geologic formations.
UW's study will be conducted in southwest Wyoming's Rock Springs
Uplift.
The hope is that the research will help the U.S. reduce
emissions of greenhouse gas as well as develop and deploy

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WPR News
7:24 pm
Wed August 18, 2010

Teton County voters sign off on local projects

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6:19 pm
Wed August 18, 2010

Cloud wins close GOP race for Auditor

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6:15 pm
Wed August 18, 2010

Voter turnout at 52%

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