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Wyoming Lawmakers Want Less Testing

SARATOGA, Wyo. (AP) — Lawmakers are asking for more flexibility in how schools are evaluated under the No Child Left Behind Act.

The education accountability committee voted Wednesday to draft a letter for the congressional delegation asking for changes in the next reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act

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Open Class BBQ Contest Set For July 5th At The Central Wyoming Fair!

The Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo is hosting an Open Class Bar-B-Que contest during the Central Wyoming Fair & Rodeo.  Bring prepared meat to the Industrial Building at 4:00pm on Sunday July 5, 2015.  Judging will take place at 5:00pm.

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Mary Semino, winner of T-Shirt Design for 2014
Mary Semino, winner of T-Shirt Design for 2014
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5th Annual Downtown Pancake Breakfast & Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival Set For July 4th In Downtown Casper!

The 5th Annual Pancake Breakfast and Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival will take place Saturday July 4th, 2015.  The event will begin with a free Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at 8:00am outside the Diamond Tree located on the Corner of Center & 2nd St.

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Flooded Road Situation in Lusk

U.S. 20 remains closed both directions from Orin Jct. (I-25) to the Nebraska state line. Flooding cut through a section of the highway just to the west side of Manville closing the road.

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Category: Weather, Wyoming News
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Casper Fire-EMS Sends Help To Lusk; Other Agencies Are Assisting

Casper Fire-EMS joined Wyoming's Homeland Security efforts to help flood-ravaged Lusk on Thursday, its division chief of operations said.

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Vacancy Rate For U.S. Apartments Reaches Highest Rate In 20 Years
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The Most Expensive Apartment in Wyoming

Typically, when you think of contemporary urban living, you picture a loft in Denver's LoDo district or a historic upstairs unit in old town Fort Collins. However, there is one apartment in Wyoming that can give those rentals a run for the money

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Images From The Flooding In Lusk Wyoming [VIDEO, GALLERY]

In the aftermath of a number of thunderstorms that hit Lusk, Wyoming on June 4th, 2015, area residents are assessing the damage and finding alternate routes in and out of town.

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Wyoming Roads Closed Due To Flooding And Damage

At this hour, a number of highways and one Interstate are closed due to flood waters and damage from a storm the rolled across Wyoming last night.

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Category: Weather, Wyoming News
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How Should the News Deal With Suicide?

There has been much discussion here in our newsroom and among folks in social media, letters to the editor and such, about how journalists do, or should cover the very tragic subject of suicide.

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Wyoming Elderly Driving Restrictions Rejected

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Legislators aren't drafting restrictions for elderly drivers, who have to pass the same vision test required of younger drivers when they renew their licenses.

Drivers young and old in Wyoming have to pass a vision test either at their doctor's office or at the transportation department to renew licenses every four years

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Most Difficult To Pronounce Wyoming Town Names [VIDEO]

We asked people from Texas to pronounce some Wyoming town names, and the results are absolutely hilarious.

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Second Yellowstone Park Visitor Injured in Bison Encounter

A 62-year-old Australian man sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries after an encounter with a bison near Old Faithful Lodge in Yellowstone National Park around 11 a.m. today.

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Category: Wyoming News

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