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The State of Wyoming is seeking input on its annual action plan, a document provided to the federal government spelling out how the state plans to use funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

According to information from the Wyoming Business Council, those funds are used for programs like the HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Housing Trust, Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Solutions and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS.

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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!