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Mead criticized by Goshen County GOP

Mead criticized by Goshen County GOP

CASPER, Wyo. — Thirty-three members of the Goshen County Republican Party have signed a letter that rebukes Republican Gov. Matt Mead for not do more to fight same-sex marriage in Wyoming.

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5 Free Things: NYC lit up and lovely at Christmas

5 Free Things: NYC lit up and lovely at Christmas

NEW YORK — The Christmas season is one of New York City’s busiest times of year. Tickets for Broadway shows and hotel rooms go for premium prices and lines for top attractions are long. But some of the best and most beautiful things to see and do around the city during the holidays are free.…

December 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Jerry Lee Lewis: Sustained by brief blaze of glory

Jerry Lee Lewis: Sustained by brief blaze of glory

“Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story”

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UW alumni have roles in NASA test flight

UW alumni have roles in NASA test flight

LARAMIE, Wyo. — When NASA’s Orion spacecraft left its launch pad mounted atop United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV Heavy rocket in Cape Canaveral, Fla., last week, two University of Wyoming alumni watched from the ground as their efforts ascended into orbit.

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Obama announces $1B for early childhood education

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring early childhood education "one of the best investments we can make," President Barack Obama on Wednesday followed up on a promise to expand early education opportunities for tens of thousands of children by announcing $1 billion in public-private spending on progr…

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Guest opinion: NRA takes aim against surgeon general nominee

Guest opinion: NRA takes aim against surgeon general nominee

The shadow of C. Everett Koop looms large at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Much has changed since he started here in 1946, but his fundamental discoveries in our discipline inform our work daily. And Koop was not reticent. Moved that even the littlest newborns with severe congenit…

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Convicted con man to plead guilty to impersonating FBI agent in Bakken

Convicted con man to plead guilty to impersonating FBI agent in Bakken

FARGO, N.D. — A convicted con man who tried to pass himself off as an FBI agent to get perks in the North Dakota oil patch will plead guilty to an illegal weapons charge under an agreement filed in federal court.

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Kate and William at game

Kate and William at game

Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, appear on a giant video screen during an NBA basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center in New York, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Wyoming sues feds, claiming too many wild horses

Wyoming sues feds, claiming too many wild horses

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to force the federal government to reduce the number of wild horses that roam the state.

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Kate visits NYC kids; Prince William joins Obama

Kate visits NYC kids; Prince William joins Obama

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, greets Chirlane McCray, the wife of the mayor of New York City, upon arriving at the Northside Center for Childhood Development in New York, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Kate and Prince William arrived in New York City on Sunday, their first official visit …

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Kate visits NYC kids; Prince William joins Obama

Kate visits NYC kids; Prince William joins Obama

Britain's Prince William is greeted by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim before speaking on illegal transportation of wildlife parts across borders during an International Corruption Hunters Alliance event, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at the World Bank in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Kate visits NYC kids; Prince William joins Obama

Kate visits NYC kids; Prince William joins Obama

Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge laughs as she mingles with members of the British community in New York from culture, arts, hospitality, and business before a luncheon at the residence of the British Consul General in New York, December 8, 2014. Prince William and his wife Kate are on t…

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Williston man continues to provide for homeless

WILLISTON, N.D. — Norm Haase is struggling uphill.

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Wyoming lawmaker still plans to push firing squad bill

Wyoming lawmaker still plans to push firing squad bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming state lawmaker says he still intends to push a bill to allow the use of firing squads to execute condemned inmates even though a recent federal court decision leaves no one in the state on death row.

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Oil companies settle complaint for $1.2 million

CASPER, Wyo. — Three oil field service companies have agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a complaint filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that some employees were subjected to ethnic slurs.

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N.D. looks at requiring students to pass U.S. citizenship test before graduating

N.D. looks at requiring students to pass U.S. citizenship test before graduating

Students in North Dakota will have to pass the U.S. citizenship test if lawmakers approve a bill this spring to make the 100-question exam a graduation requirement.

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Montana same-sex spouses now must file jointly

BOZEMAN — The Montana Department of Revenue says same-sex married couples in the state now will have to begin filing joint income tax reports.

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Gillette dorm construction could begin in spring

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Construction could begin in the spring on a new dorm building at Gillette College.

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Met Museum gets major gift of African-American art

Met Museum gets major gift of African-American art

NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a major gift of works by contemporary African-American artists from the South.

November 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Guest opinion: Southern Baptist leader: Listen to fears in Ferguson

On a day when reactions were predictable, one man’s was not.

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