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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is asking a judge to allow it to argue against the Northern Arapaho Tribe’s plan to kill bald eagles for religious purposes on the reservation the two tribes share in central Wyoming. The Northern Arapaho filed a lawsuit against the federal government, saying a permit it offered would unacceptably limit them to killing eagles outside the Wind River Indian Reservation where state law prohibits killing eagles.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Anti-abortion activists from around the country are converging in Jackson this month following a recent state Supreme Court ruling in their favor. The Wyoming Supreme Court last month ruled that a lower court order barring abortion protesters from appearing at Jackson’s town square last year violated the protesters’ constitutional rights. Two groups plan to demonstrate in Jackson this month.
DENVER (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead’s policy director has told lawmakers mulling nationwide drilling rules on hydraulic fracturing that 20 percent of the state’s workforce is tied to energy production. During a field hearing by the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources yesterday, Shawn Reese testified that federal oversight would be “unnecessary and unreasonable.”
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A bouncer at a popular Maryland bar has been charged with beating up a customer from Wyoming. Prince George’s County police say 28-year-old Marcus Anthony Plummer choked, punched and threw the 23-year-old member of the Air Force to the ground over the weekend. Authorities say the fight began when the customer tried to get back into the bar after being thrown out.