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Personal fireworks banned in city, on public lands, but options available

For many Albany County and Laramie residents, fireworks on the Fourth of July are as American as apple pie. But with restrictions prohibiting the use of fireworks within Laramie and all public land in the county, there are some limitations to where to safely and legally engage in the pastime.

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Thursday 06/30/2016
Parade Project aims to bring creativity to Jubilee Days parade
Posted: June 30, 2016

Laramie’s art community is working to bring more imagination to the Laramie Jubilee Days parade, and the public is invited to join the effort.

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Boswell Springs wind farm moves closer to construction
Posted: June 30, 2016

A proposed wind farm in northern Albany County wrapped up its preliminary work with the county, but the project still needs a state-issued permit before it can break ground.

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Wednesday 06/29/2016
Credit card defendants face federal charges
Posted: June 29, 2016

Federal charges were filed last week against six New Yorkers accused of defrauding a Laramie McDonald’s and other Wyoming and Colorado fast-food restaurants with counterfeit credit cards, while the defendants’ original charges were dismissed.

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UW works to expand from energy economy
Posted: June 29, 2016

On May 12, Gov. Matt Mead gave the University of Wyoming a $35 million budget cut, starting a rush to shrink the budget. However, Mead also said a collaboration between UW and state organizations could eventually lead us away from the energy-centric economy of today.

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Desmond Vasquez pleads guilty to strangulation charge
Posted: June 29, 2016

A Laramie man admitted Tuesday in District Court to choking a pregnant woman, three-and-a-half months after pleading not guilty to the crime.

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
Kate Miller explains ideas for provost position
Posted: June 28, 2016

University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols is getting a new right-hand woman, and she has some ideas coming to the position of provost.

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Discussions continue on K-12 funding
Posted: June 28, 2016

The full effect of education cuts on Albany County School District No. 1 and other Wyoming school districts remains uncertain after district representatives met with state legislators this month to discuss the matter.

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Government transparency priority for commission candidate Thomas Mullan
Posted: June 28, 2016

Thomas Mullan has long been frustrated with what he sees as a lack of transparency and accountability in local government.

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