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Tourists' scary tale: Bloodied by rocks, robbed in Peru

A family vacation in Peru turned into a vicious nightmare for three Americans who say they were brutally attacked by residents of a countryside village. The Jackson, Wyo., residents were abducted while looking for a place to camp for the night. Eventually, they were freed after their captors forced them at gunpoint to sign a document blaming their injuries on a drunk-driving accident.


Bow and arrow attack kills 1 at Wyoming college

Bow and Arrow Attack

One person was killed and another seriously wounded Friday in an attack with a bow and arrow-type weapon on the campus of Casper College in Casper, Wyo., a college spokesman told NBC News.


European slowdown hitting some states hard

Eurozone Risk to U.S.

The European meltdown is weighing heavily on the U.S. economy, with states that rely heavily on exports most at risk from the deepening crisis overseas. An analysis by Wells Fargo estimates that Utah and West Virginia economies face the biggest risk from the problems in the eurozone, while many Western states including Wyoming and Colorado are unlikely to see much impact.


Cheney helps Romney raise $4 million

Mitt Romney's campaign roped in more than $4 million in a single campaign stop in Wyoming with a boost from a controversial political figure: former Vice President Dick Cheney.


Wyoming town with 1 resident sold for $900,000

Buford, Wyoming

A town advertised as the smallest in the United States has sold at auction for $900,000.


Wyoming town with population of 1 heads to auction

What's advertised as the smallest town in the United States is scheduled to go up for auction next month. Buford, located between Cheyenne and Laramie in southeast Wyoming, is famous for having just one inhabitant, Don Sammons. Sammons plans to retire from managing his businesses at Buford and move on. The auction is set for noon on April 5.


Gun fires from girl's purse in Wyoming Starbucks

Police in Wyoming say nobody was hurt when a small gun that was inside a girl's purse fired while she was in a Cheyenne Starbucks. The bullet went through a chair and into a wall and narrowly missed several customers.


Cop arrested for DUI — while driving to funeral

Authorities say two Colorado police officers took a wild, drunken ride through Wyoming on their way to a funeral in South Dakota.


4 states get new governors today

4 states get new governors today

Four governors take their oaths of office Monday, helping usher in a new balance of power in statehouses across the country. Democrats are taking over from Republicans in California and Minnesota, while the GOP is seizing the reins in Wisconsin and Wyoming. One Republican is handing over power to another in Nevada.


Bush billboard on I-35: "Miss me yet?"

Bush billboard on I-35:

Looming over the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 in Wyoming, Minn., is a grinning portrait of former President George W. Bush, asking "Miss me yet?" At a time when President Obama's approval ratings are cratering ...


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