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Open Spaces April 5, 2019

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On this episode, workers are flooding into Douglas as oil and gas production takes off. The small area is still figuring out how to handle it. April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. So how well does Wyoming handle this crime? Two Wyoming congressional leaders want to do away with the Affordable Care Act, but they say they are fighting a narrative. Those stories and more.

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Open Spaces March 29, 2019

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Open Spaces March 8, 2019

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Open Spaces March 1, 2019

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Open Spaces February 15, 2019

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Open Spaces January 18, 2019

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