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Google is bringing an economic growth initiative to some Wyoming cities and towns, including Casper.

“Today, Google announced that it is coming to cities and towns throughout Wyoming as part of the tech company’s ‘Grow with Google’ initiative,” an announcement from public affairs firm Black Rock Group says.

“The initiative aims to help create economic opportunity in communities across the United States by training Americans on free Google tools and resources designed to help them find the jobs they want, advance their careers, and grow their businesses.”

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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!