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6:55 am
Tue January 5, 2010

Man accused of shooting deputy

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6:24 pm
Mon January 4, 2010

Economist: Wyoming may see better days ahead

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6:23 pm
Mon January 4, 2010

Four communities cited for sewage problems

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11:08 am
Mon January 4, 2010

Worker Safety bills slow in coming

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8:26 am
Mon January 4, 2010

More Wyoming drivers now have ignition control devices

Casper, Wy – A new law has caused 234 more drivers in Wyoming to have ignition control devices installed on their vehicles to prevent them from drinking and driving.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation says that brings the
number of ignition control devices in use in the state to 673 as of
the end of November.
The law went into effect July 1. It requires first-time
drinking-and-driving offenders who register blood-alcohol
concentrations of 0.15 percent or more to have the devices in place
for six months.

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WPR News
8:24 am
Mon January 4, 2010

Sinclair odors identified

Sinclair, Wy – Officials say a storage tank appears to be the source of odors at Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company. John Pfeffer is a refinery environmental health and safety
manager. He says the tank normally stores crude oil but was being
used to store slop oils before being reprocessed. Pfeffer says liquid streams being directed to the tank were hotter than expected and may have been causing the odors.
He says the refinery last week stopped diverting slop oils to
the tank.

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8:23 am
Mon January 4, 2010

DEQ continues to work with Sinclair on spill

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WPR News
7:28 pm
Fri January 1, 2010

Highway deaths down in 2009

Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that fewer motorists died on the state's roadways in 2009 than in any of the preceding ten years.

Sgt. Steve Townsend of the Wyoming Highway Patrol said the state had experienced 131 fatalities as of Wednesday. That's down 28 from the 159 people who died in 2008.

Wyoming saw an average of more than 149 traffic fatalities a year from 1999 through 2008.

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7:27 pm
Fri January 1, 2010

Community Resource Center sees increased need

Jackson, WY – With Teton County facing its highest unemployment rate in decades, the Jackson-based Community Resource Center has stepped up efforts to help out-of-work families.

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