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The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors recommended four Business Ready Community (BRC) funding requests and approved six Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications during its Dec. 6 meeting in Laramie.

The Business Council board's decisions on CDBG applications are final. The board's BRC recommendations will now move to the State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) for final approval at its 8 a.m. meeting on Jan. 17.

Board meeting materials are available for review at http://wyomingbusiness.org/boardbook

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Upton is located 70 miles east of thirteen open pit coal mines, including the Thunder Basin Coal Mine, the nation's largest. You can arrange to have guided tours to learn more about this critical industry in northeast Wyoming. Upton and Newcastle are on the railroad right-of-way that ships most of the coal to midwestern and eastern markets. There is an average of 75 Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad trains that pass through Weston County daily. This is a train watchers heaven!