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WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has sharply lowered its forecast for global growth this year because it envisions far more severe economic damage from the coronavirus than it did just two months ago.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Star Stadium movie theater in Rock Springs reopened on Friday with special guidelines to promote employee and public safety.

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NEW YORK (AP) — From Macy's "Miracle on 34th Street" store to the World Trade Center's office towers, New York City hits a key point Monday in trying to rebound from the nation's deadliest coronavirus outbreak.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union officials are holding talks Monday with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang at a time of rising tensions between two major trading partners over the fallout from the coronavirus crisis and Beijing's increasing control over Hong Kong.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has relented to public pressure and pledged to provide more details about which small businesses received loans from a $600 billion-plus coronavirus aid program. But government watchdogs say even more transparency is needed to get an accurate picture …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after the viral outbreak shut down businesses across the country, U.S. employers are still shedding jobs at a heavy rate, a trend that points to a slow and prolonged recovery from the recession.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook has removed a campaign ad by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle, a symbol once used by Nazis to designate political prisoners, communists and others in concentration camps.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As businesses reopen across the U.S. after coronavirus shutdowns, many are requiring customers and workers to sign forms saying they won't sue if they catch COVID-19.

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ROCK SPRINGS — A symbolic citywide ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday signified the “reopening” of businesses in Rock Springs. The event at the Chamber of Commerce was meant to be metaphorical and show that Rock Springs businesses and residents are much stronger than COVID-19.

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LONDON (AP) — Oil and gas company BP announced Monday that it will slash its global workforce by 10,000 jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic slams the energy industry.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of J.Crew is filing for bankruptcy protection, the first major retailer to do so since the pandemic forced the closing of most stores in the United States.

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ROCK SPRINGS – In wake of the coronavirus outbreak, many events that produce significant revenue for businesses in Sweetwater County have begun to cancel or postpone.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The marketing efforts deployed by Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism resulted in an increase in leisure visitation to the area, from 24% of the overall lodging occupancy in 2016 to 29% in 2018. This 5% increase in leisure occupancy has helped to offset the fluctuation i…

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NEW YORK — Potentially encouraging news on trade and interest rates put Wall Street in a buying mood Tuesday, driving the market to solid gains and sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average 350 points higher.

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two companies are proposing a $1.6 billion pipeline to move North Dakota crude oil, making it the biggest such project in the state since the Dakota Access pipeline that sparked violent clashes between protesters and law enforcement in 2016 and 2017.

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NEW YORK — The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 500 points Tuesday amid a broad sell-off on Wall Street as the U.S. and China inched closer to a potential escalation in their costly trade war.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 index was on track for an all-time high Tuesday as big U.S. companies began turning in solid results for the first quarter, despite predictions for the worst quarter of earnings growth in years.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Rock Springs Hide & Fur & Steel has a distinction held by only a few businesses in Sweetwater County — it is one of the oldest family-owned businesses.

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ROCK SPRINGS — All Star Real Estate turns 10 years old this summer. Owners Kim and Colt Stratton opened their brokerage with a mission to build a company that provided the highest level of customer service and experience to their clients by working as a team with all their staff. They feel t…

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — Energy and industries continue to play key roles in Sweetwater County. From a new company coming in to service a variety of businesses to mainstays who continue to produce for the community, the area saw a busy 2018.

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ROCK SPRINGS — J.R. Simplot had the inherent ability to see possibilities nobody else could see, and the resolve to act on them — helping him turn a one-man farming operation that began in Declo, Idaho, into a global food and agribusiness enterprise.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Fiber optic internet technology offers lightning fast speeds and once unthinkable data carrying capacity throughout much of the United States. But because of the great distances between towns, and prohibitive construction costs, rural Wyoming has largely missed out on the experience.