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Wyoming: State of the United States of America
Wyoming is a landlocked state in the western United States. The 10th largest state by area, it is also the least populous and second most sparsely populated state in the country. It is bordered by Montana to the north and northwest, South Dakota and Nebraska to the east, Colorado to the south, Utah to the southwest, and Idaho to the west. The state population was estimated at 578,759 in 2019. The state capital and the most populous city is Cheyenne, which had an estimated population of 63,957 in 2018.

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U.S. sets new record for coronavirus cases [Video]

U.S. sets new record for coronavirus cases

The United States set a one-day record for new coronavirus cases on Wednesday with at least 102,591 new infections. Hospitals in several states reported a rising tide of patients. Emma Jehle reports.

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U.S. judge orders USPS sweeps for delayed ballots [Video]

U.S. judge orders USPS sweeps for delayed ballots

A judge ordered the U.S. Postal Service to sweep mail processing facilities on Tuesday afternoon for delayed election ballots and immediately dispatch any for delivery in about a dozen states,..

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Historic wildfires burn hundreds of thousands of acres throughout Colorado

Sheriffs' deputies led a dramatic effort Wednesday night to evacuate residents from their homes as flames and plumes of smoke filled the northern Colorado sky. More than 440,000 acres of land in..
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Rick Ross Scoops Up 87 Acres of Georgia Land for $1 Million

Rick Ross seems to be following Kanye West's Wyoming blueprint, because he just scooped up a huge chunk of property ... to expand his Promise Land in Georgia. The rapper dropped $1 million to become..
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As fall approaches, coronavirus cases are soaring in the U.S. in all but eight states. Hawaii, California, Arizona, Idaho, Wyoming, North Dakota, Georgia, and Vermont are the exception to the rise in..
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Snowstorm leaves Wyoming national park looking like a winter wonderland

A snowstorm left Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming with four to five inches of snow in September.
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August snow surprises hiker in Teton Pass, Wyoming

Snowfall delighted a hiker exploring Teton Pass, Wyoming, on August 31, amid weather warnings for temperatures in the area.
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Kanye West Interested in Buying Wyoming Horse Ranch

Kanye West's looking to expand his empire in the Cowboy State ... so his family's horsies have more room to roam. Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... the rapper and presidential candidate has..
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Relaxed restrictions make it easier to sell homemade, locally-sourced food in several states

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Go West, young woman: Women in the American West had been voting for decades before the passing of the 19th Amendment. Here's why.

In 1869, Wyoming was the first U.S. territory to grant suffrage to some women, half a century before the ratification of the 19th Amendment.
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Schiff’s speech falls flat with some Senate Republicans.

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