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By The Associated Press | Posted - Jul. 17, 2017 at 9:52 p.m.



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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal report says gray wolves killed a record number of livestock in Wyoming last year, and wildlife managers responded by killing a record number of wolves that were responsible. The report released by the US Fish and Wildlife Service found that wolves killed 243 livestock in 2016. As a result, wildlife managers last year killed 113 wolves that were confirmed to be attacking livestock.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Law enforcement officials say they have located the vehicle wanted in connection with the deaths of three women near a rural southwestern Idaho farmhouse. Canyon County Chief Deputy Marv Dashiell announced Monday that the white 2007 Ford Focus was found at a remote campground in northwest Wyoming in the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy and his horse suffered minor injuries when they were struck by a pickup truck at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Wyoming. Gillette police say the 17-year-old girl driving the pickup did not stop at the scene of the crash but was later found and ticketed for hit and run.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A new company is planning to explore for uranium in Wyoming and hopes to be producing yellowcake in the next few years. URZ Energy will initially explore the potential of the historic uranium sites, one near Baggs, one in Natrona County and another in the Shirley Basin.

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