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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court is upholding permits issued by the state and Converse County for construction of two wind farms in the Laramie Range. The Northern Laramie Range Alliance had challenged permits. Wasatch Wind President Christine Watson Mikell says the company is p…
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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Jackson state lawmaker is proposing legislation that would require medical workers to report any patient injuries stemming from suspected abuse. Republican Rep. Keith Gingery tells the Jackson Hole News & Guide the measure also would require that gunshot wounds b…
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CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A Montana man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl from Cody, Wyo., is set for arraignment in district court later this month. Jesse P. Speer last month waived a preliminary hearing, sending his case straight to district court...
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Lawyers for two Wyoming teenagers sentenced to life in prison for the home invasion slaying of a Sheridan man are asking the Wyoming Supreme Court to reduce their sentences. The arguments at the state's high court yesterday came after the U...
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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Jackson lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would make it nearly impossible to sue search and rescue volunteers individually in Wyoming. Rep. Keith Gingery's measure would add search and rescue workers to the list of nonprofit volunteers who are exempt from being nam…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is telling state lawmakers that if they won't approve a 10-cent a gallon fuel tax hike to help pay for state highways they should dip into revenues from state energy production to help cover the tab...
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a marijuana deal may be linked to a stabbing and fatal shooting on Cheyenne's south side. The Associated Press reports 22-year-old Connor E. Tarr was shot to death at a mobile home park and 28-year-old Brian Sears was stabbed during the fight Thursday…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says it's clear that Wyoming would take a big financial hit if Congress fails to reach a deficit-reduction agreement to avert the end-of-year "fiscal cliff." With federal dollars helping to support all sorts of state government operat…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State lawmakers say the Wyoming Department of Education has missed a deadline to submit a written response to a report detailing numerous failures by the agency on implementing education reforms. The Wyoming Legislature's Select Committee on Education Accountability had given p…
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A relative of a man who killed his father in front of a computer science class at Casper College called him a "borderline genius" upset by the belief he had inherited Asperger's Syndrome from his father. An aunt of 25-year-old Christopher Krumm says…

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