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ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a five-year plan that aims to advance academic quality, enrollment, statewide engagement and economic contributions. The university's strategic plan was approved unanimously Friday by the board during a meeting in Rock Springs.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cheyenne Regional Medical Center recently lost its standing that hospitals need to serve Medicare and Medicaid patients. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services removed the medical center of its "deemed status" because of a substantiated complaint.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Federal coal mining regulators say coal production in Wyoming dropped during the spring after a surge during fall and winter. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the Mine Safety and Health Administration says Wyoming produced 72 million tons of coal between April and June. The state's mines produced about 80 million tons from January to March.

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Private donations to the University of Wyoming have fallen significantly from the year before, but officials say giving remains at a high level. UW received $52.7 million from private donors in fiscal year 2017, which ended June 30.

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