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wyofile.com
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WyoFile is a nonprofit news site that covers public-interest news in Wyoming.

The site was founded in 2008 and is funded by grants and donations, led by a Community Information Challenge grant from the Knight Foundation. As of January 2010, the site had raised about $250,000. It had a budget of about $250,000 in 2012, with more than 90% of its funding coming from foundations.

WyoFile has three full-time staff members and more than a dozen contributors.

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