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VERNON, Conn. (AP) — A man who police say killed his father, a woman and himself in Wyoming told a neighbor in Connecticut weeks before the Friday killings that he believed his father gave him Asperger’s syndrome and said his dad should be “castrated” to prevent him from …
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Conservative activist Grover Norquist says U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi will have to be accountable to the people of Wyoming if he backs off a pledge to not raise taxes. Enzi said yesterday he will abide by his oath of office but won’t sign or be bound by any lawmaker pled…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Northern Arapaho Tribe is asking a federal judge to reconsider a recent ruling upholding a decision that keeps the tribe from killing bald eagles for religious purposes on its central Wyoming reservation. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is allowing the tribe to ki…
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GLENROCK, Wyo. (AP) — No transmitter signals have been detected in Utah from a missing plane from Gillette, Wyo. The plane disappeared from radar on Sunday, shortly after refueling in Fillmore, Utah. The Associated Press reports the plane was carrying pilot Matthew Ahrens, passenger Trista Me…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A judge will hear arguments today in a lawsuit against the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University, which are seeking to sell a ranch donated to the schools in 1997. The schools say they could better use the Y Cross Ranch to fund scholarships. Amy Davis donat…
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RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — Carbon County authorities say a man was killed when he apparently fell from a train that was passing through Rawlins. The Rawlins Times reports sheriff’s deputies found the man, whose name has not been released, at about 6 a.m. last Monday. Trains in the area typic…
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The owner of five Casper radio stations faces a federal labor lawsuit over employee pay. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Mt. Rushmore Broadcasting was sued by the U.S. Department of Labor and accused of paying less than the federal minimum wage and not paying overtime…
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PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — Another day of searching has failed to find any trace of a small plane that disappeared over rugged terrain in western Wyoming. The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office says 63-year-old pilot Myles McGinnis of LaBarge, Wyo., was the only occupant of the Cessna 182 tha…
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Casper is welcoming home a soldier wounded in Afghanistan. Schoolchildren, veterans and members of the Patriot Guard Riders Motorcycle Club greeted Spc. Colton Sasser after he arrived at Natrona County International Airport yesterday afternoon. Sasser was severely injured …
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COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials say hunters have killed 96 wolves so far in the 2012-2013 hunting season. Idaho Fish and Game officials tell the Coeur d’Alene Press that through Thursday 16 wolves have been killed in Idaho’s Panhandle wolf zones since the seas…

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