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SWEETWATER COUNTY — Both Rock Springs and Green River will be shooting off fireworks on the Fourth of July in 2019.

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CHEYENNE — With recently heightened concern about ozone in the Upper Green River Basin area, a Wyoming Department of Health official is explaining potential health effects linked to higher ozone levels.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A new challenge making waves on social media pokes fun at Florida’s reputation for producing strange news stories involving guns, drugs, booze and reptiles — or some combination of the four.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding to at least $3 billion.

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ROCK SPRINGS — The International Association of Fire Fighters 1499 and the city of Rock Springs tentatively agreed to a new deal.

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RAWLINS — Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office detectives, in coordination with Carbon County law enforcement, served a search warrant at 9 a.m. Thursday in Rawlins related to an investigation involving multiple burglaries and thefts in Sweetwater County.

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ROCK SPRINGS — An Ohio man remains locked up at the Sweetwater County Detention Center where he faces alleged shoplifting, drug possession and other potential charges.

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JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a major shift in American policy that gives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a political boost a month before what is expected to be a clo…

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers on Thursday to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of recreation when the government considers selling or trading public land.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company said Thursday, an acknowledgement it offered after a security researcher posted about the issue online.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Trump administration and coal industry allies are insisting that a federal black lung trust fund will continue to pay benefits to sick miners despite a drastic cut in funding.

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ROCK SPRINGS — When city ordinances governing "public morals and decencies last received a major overhaul in 1963, some modern-day concerns were unimaginable. While Rock Springs lawmakers prohibited the sale of liquor or tobacco to minors, they didn’t envision electronic cigarettes that deli…

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., visited a local trona mine Tuesday afternoon as the final stop on a Wyoming tour to visit mining and workforce development facilities.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Commission decided Tuesday to award up to $25,000 for a design architect to prepare a site plan, conceptual design and cost estimate for a location where the county can house Road and Bridge, vehicle maintenance and the Fire Department, to have all t…

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles in Wyoming and says the government must consider the cumulative climate change impact of leasing broad swaths of U.S. public lands for oil and gas exploration.

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SWEETWATER COUNTY — Ciner Wyoming donated $3,000 to Castle Rock Ambulance Service toward the purchase of a Laerdal airway simulation management trainer, or respiratory training dummy.

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GREEN RIVER — Donations received by Green River Animal Control can be used to finish an outdoor play area for dogs at the Green River Animal Shelter. The Green River City Council approved the request at its meeting on Tuesday.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The mothers of the two accusers in HBO's "Leaving Neverland" said they were lulled by Michael Jackson's forlorn demeanor and fairytale world when they allowed him to take their boys into his bed.

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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers.

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ROCK SPRINGS – Proposed races on the streets of Rock Springs were denied in a 7-3 vote by the Rock Springs City Council on Tuesday night.

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ROCK SPRINGS — With the initial assessment on the electrical, HVAC and plumbing infrastructure failures now complete, Western Wyoming Community College is set to move onto the next step to fix the problems — submit the project plan to the Wyoming Community College Commission for approval.

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CHEYENNE — Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced Kellen Michael Sorber on March 18 to 44 months in federal prison for setting fire to the Albany County Republican Party Headquarters in Laramie.

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RAWLINS – The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management approved the expansion of the Lost Creek uranium in-situ recovery project, an existing uranium mine operated by Lost Creek ISR in Sweetwater County.

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CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon signed a proclamation designating March 20 as Small Business Development Center Day in Wyoming. On Wednesday, Wyoming entrepreneurs will join thousands across the country in sharing their success stories thanks to assistance from their local Small Business Develop…

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri River, and he knows he probably won’t plant this year.

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COEBURN, Va. (AP) — Former coal miner John Robinson’s bills for black lung treatments run $4,000 a month, but the federal fund he depends on to help cover them is being drained of money because of inaction by Congress and the Trump administration.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Almost all children will have been infected with respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, by their second birthday, according to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.

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ROCK SPRINGS — American Legion Archie Hay Post 24 has been in downtown Rock Springs since the 1920s. It became the 24th American Legion post in Wyoming in 1919. Now, after a year of blood, sweat, tears, hundreds of volunteer hours and determination, Post 24’s new kitchen is finished and read…