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ROCK SPRINGS -- While the Joint Fire Command Task Force came close to running out of resources to deploy, teamwork and shared assets allowed firefighters to handle 18 fireworks-related calls, in addition to their usual duties over the Fourth of July holiday.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Wyoming Optometric Association has selected Scott Robertson as the 2020 recipient of the Wyoming Optometric Association Pre-Optometry Scholarship for $1,000.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Radiation Oncologist Dr. Joshua Binks looks forward to working at Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center, as well as doing a little fly fishing and camping.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called "Lift Every Voice and Sing" has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests.

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ROCK SPRINGS — People can bring a lunch, a chair and sunscreen, and enjoy live music in downtown Rock Springs this summer. The Rock Springs Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency is rolling out the fifth year of the Brown Bag Concert Series, which will run noon to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday from July…

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ROCK SPRINGS — The long-awaited Maurice Sendak exhibit which was originally scheduled to be on display through July will be a while longer according to Debora Soule, Community Fine Arts Center director. The exhibit will be postponed until fall 2022.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency, in consultation with Mayor Tim Kaumo and city staff, made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Sweetwater Blues n’ Brews.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The Community Fine Arts Center will change exhibits in late July and welcome Arizona artist Katie Woods. She is sharing her gourd art for the first time in Wyoming and is excited to teach her method of painting on this natural “canvas,” according to a press release. Registrati…

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SWEETWATER COUNTY – Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism will open a new “Explore Rock Springs and Green River, WY” visitor center on July 1 at 1641 Elk St. in Rock Springs. A grand opening celebration is scheduled from 4-6 p.m. on July 1, with tours and frees goodie bags for those in attendance.

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AMC Theaters, the nation's largest chain, is pushing back its plans to begin reopening theaters by two weeks following the closure because of COVID-19. The company said Monday that it would open approximately 450 U.S. locations on July 30 and the remaining 150 the following week.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood's hopes for salvaging its summer season have effectively ended after the releases of both Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" and the Walt Disney Co.'s live-action reboot of "Mulan" were again delayed.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Amid calls to change the Splash Mountain theme park ride over its ties to "Song of the South," the 1946 movie many view as racist, Disney officials said Thursday it was recasting the ride based on "The Princess and the Frog," a 2009 Disney film with an African American f…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Back in March, filmmakers Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz gathered their artist friends and a few journalists at Manhattan's members-only social club, Soho House, for a screening of their first feature-length project, "Antebellum."

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When country singer Rissi Palmer was working on her debut album, she wanted a song like Gretchen Wilson’s “Redneck Woman,” a song that would introduce her and tell her story to fans.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Food from the Field is a new program that allows hunters to donate meat to support Wyomingites in need. The program designed to make a difference in the state was started by first lady Jennie Gordon as part of the Wyoming Hunger Initiative.