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Where Are All Of Wyomings Escalators?

We hear from Jeremy Fugleberg, assistant managing editor and self-appointed escalator editor of the Casper, Wyoming Star-Tribune, as he rides half of all the escalators in the state. The other pair (up and down) are across town. The paucity of moving staircases in the state has come up in some publications as part of the discussion of the state having two Senators.
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