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University of Wyoming ranks 127th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Wyoming finished in a tie for 127th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Albany County ranks the poorest of Wyoming counties, study finds

Albany County was ranked the poorest county in Wyoming in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Campbell County has fastest growing local economy in Wyoming

Campbell County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Wyoming in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Wyoming ranks 132nd best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Wyoming finished in a tie for 132nd in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Wyoming, study finds

Walmart employs 4,438 workers in Wyoming, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Wyoming ranks 22nd highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Wyoming finished 22nd among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Wyoming finishes 31st on best state ranking

Wyoming was ranked the 31st best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Wyoming rank 18th highest in nation

The average Wyoming teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $58,618, the 18th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: University of Wyoming's engineering program ranks 141st best in the nation, study finds

University of Wyoming finished in a tie for 141st in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Wyoming posts 8th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,809 properties in Wyoming started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 43rd highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Niobrara County residents is highest in Wyoming

Niobrara County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Wyoming, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Wyoming is 4th lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Wyoming ranks fourth in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Wyoming ranks 8th lowest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Wyoming ranked 43rd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Wyoming ranks 14th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Wyoming ranked 14th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Wyoming posts 9th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Wyoming ranked ninth in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Lincoln County has fastest growing local economy in Wyoming

Lincoln County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Wyoming in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Wyoming rank 7th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Wyoming ranked seventh in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Wyoming ranks 34th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Wyoming finished 34th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 83101 in Kemmerer has 948th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 83101 zip code area was 64 in the third quarter of 2018, a four-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Wyoming ranks 8th most reliant on federal aid

Wyoming finished eighth in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

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