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NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's said Santa Claus won't be greeting kids at its flagship New York store this year due to the coronavirus, interrupting a holiday tradition started nearly 160 years ago.

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The Las Vegas Raiders placed four starting offensive linemen and safety Johnathan Abram on the reserve/COVID-19 list after they were determined to be close contacts with a teammate who had tested positive for the coronavirus.

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GREEN RIVER — Christal Martin walked into the Rawlins Penitentiary to meet the man who had kidnapped, raped and strangled her mom 25 years earlier. At one point during their conversation, as she looked across the prison table, she didn’t see a murderer.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Openings are available in a program aimed at helping children, teens and young adults cope with stress and anxiety.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Operating hours at the drive-thru COVID-19 specimen collection site at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County will change beginning Monday, Oct. 26.

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An altered photo of rappers Ice Cube and 50 Cent in hats that appear to show support for President Donald Trump circulated widely on social media Tuesday, fueled in part by a tweet by Eric Trump.

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ROCK SPRINGS — As COVID-19 continues to keep music lovers out of venues and away from large gatherings, Broadway Theater patrons have questions regarding the cancelled event, Chris Collins — A Tribute to John Denver.

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LARAMIE — Seven cases of COVID-19 have been detected in a sorority house at the University of Wyoming, prompting the university to take action to limit the spread of the virus in that group of students, employees and the broader community.

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LARAMIE — A University of Wyoming faculty chair recently received federal grants to research carbon capture and storage, and water savings at natural gas-fired power plants.

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Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, or another cereal grain is a grain product. Bread, pasta, breakfast cereals, grits, and tortillas are examples of grain products. Foods such as popcorn, rice and oatmeal are also included in the group of grains. Though quinoa is technic…

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ROCK SPRINGS — A woman with a strong background in coding and clinical documentation is Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s new health information management director.

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JOTOLCHEN, Mexico (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is threatening the future of a generation of the world's children, depriving them of schooling and sending them to work. Across the developing world, two decades of gains against child labor are eroding.

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Three years into the #MeToo movement, there may be more awareness around workplace sexual harassment. But a new report finds that almost three-quarters of people reporting such harassment suffer from retaliation if they complain.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The YWCA of Sweetwater County has provided support for victims of all forms of domestic violence for more than 40 years. One of the foundations of the advocacy services offered is the 24-hour crisis line. This year the Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming is supporting the YWCA i…

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Transcontinental Railroad reached Green River in 1868 and established the future Sweetwater County seat as a railroad town, but for about six years before that, its importance was as a stagecoach station site, according to representatives of the Sweetwater County Hist…

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ROCK SPRINGS  — The Rock Springs Historical Museum will offer a Walking Tour of the Rock Springs Cemetery beginning at 2 p.m. on Oct. 16. The tour will begin at the directory located at the center of the cemetery. It is free and will last at least an hour.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Relative Theatrics kicks off its eighth season with a theatre/film production of “And the Wind Howls” at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 virtually. This one-hour world premiere is commissioned by Relative Theatrics and the Wyoming Arts Council. A discussion will follow the performance.

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I enjoy this time of year, when I can break out all of my comfort food recipes. I have so many to choose from. I usually begin by looking at the protein options I have in my freezer, and then search through my recipes for what I want to make with my chosen protein. Many of my recipes I know …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up close to U.S. border in Tucson, Arizona, Linda Ronstadt was exposed to the music and culture of Mexico from an early age. Her father would often sing at their home in Spanish.

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CASPER — A firefighter injured while battling the Mullen Fire in southeastern Wyoming on Wednesday is out of the hospital and recovering, according to Russ Bacon, the forest supervisor of the Medicine Bow-Routt national forests.

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After months of grappling with a pandemic that has walloped New York's Orthodox Jewish communities, prompting changes to holidays, mourning and prayers, new limits on worship and other activity in some areas are pushing tensions in some neighborhoods of Brooklyn to the boiling point.

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LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association has transitioned its annual in-person membership appreciation event to have virtual components this fall. The virtual offerings will be available beginning Nov. 2, according to a press release.

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GREEN RIVER — The city of Green River continues to accept trees, limbs and stumps at the drop off pile at the rodeo grounds, but not plastic lawn leaf bags or tarps. The city warned items with non-compostable material contaminate the site and cannot be recycled.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism presented former fifth-grade Truman Elementary student McKayla Baker of Green River with a plaque honoring her as the 2020 Wyoming Arbor Day poster contest winner.

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NEW YORK (AP) — “Sesame Street” has always pressed for inclusion. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it’s going further — teaching children to stand up against racism.

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ROCK SPRINGS — COVID-19 has turned many things upside down, including the annual Sweetwater Blues n’ Brews event, traditionally hosted each August. The Rock Springs Main Street/Urban Renewal Agency is working with the Sweetwater Events Complex to host a winter edition on March 20.

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ROCK SPRINGS — October’s 2nd Saturday focuses on an Art Stroll with several artists setting up pop-up displays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 10 in downtown Rock Springs. Local businesses have invited an artist or two to set up their artwork for the public to see.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Historical Museum in Green River is working to confirm the identity of a Rock Springs man killed in action in World War II. He was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, the second-highest award the Navy or Marine Corps can bestow, 75 years ago on Oct. 3.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County residents are invited to stop by the Rock Springs Historical Museum during the month of October to see the new “Happy Halloween 2020” display. The show features Halloween decorations from the Curtis Keelin Sr. collection maintained by the Rock Springs Histori…