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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. MDT



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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has an abundance of wind but not an abundance of workers trained in wind energy jobs. Wind capacity in Wyoming would double if all the proposals on the table for new farms are realized. But towns in areas where the wind farms would be built have few people.

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Some preschools and day care providers in Jackson are planning to be closed when the full solar eclipse occurs on Aug. 21. At least five preschools and day care providers will be closed that day while others say they haven't decided.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park wants to move and rebuild its youth education campus to expand dorm and classroom space. The park released an environmental assessment last week that proposes building five dormitories. The dorms could house up to 140 students. The park also proposes new staff offices and a new dining area for youth educational programs.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Republican U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns will be interred Monday at Arlington National Cemetery. Burns was a Marine Corps veteran. He died April 28, 2016, at home in Billings of natural causes at the age of 81.

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