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4 hrs ago | KFVS12

Evidence argued as old Wyo. killing heads to trial

Prosecutors and a defense attorney are set to argue over what evidence can be used at the upcoming trial of a Missouri woman accused of shooting her husband as he slept almost 40 years ago in Wyoming.

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6 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

Wyoming doesn't want its kids to learn about climate change

Let's briefly review the science on anthropogenic climate change: 97 percent of articles on the subject published in peer-reviewed scientific journals over two decades have agreed with the consensus that humans are causing global warming.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Family, Kids, Activism, University of Wyoming, Matt Mead, US Governors

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KGWN

Wyo Vets Commission Asking Vets to Fill Out Survey

Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014.

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WOI-TV West Des Moines

Ukraine orders new 'anti-terror' operation

An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Landslide, Science / Technology, Space

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Globe had 4th hottest March; US cooler than normal

An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Landslide, Science / Technology, Space

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Washington Times

Colorado lawmakers set limits on pot edibles possession

The Mile High City was jammed with pot revelers Sunday for the annual 4/20 festival, but the mood was far from celebratory Monday as state legislators moved to tighten rules on marijuana products in the wake of two tragic deaths.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado, Colorado Government, University of Wyoming, Wyoming

KGWN

Wyo. continues Linc review amid Australia charges

State officials say they're not yet privy to the details of any environmental problems a company seeking to experiment with underground coal gasification in Wyoming allegedly caused with a similar project in Australia.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Matt Mead, US Governors, Australia, World News,

Star Tribune

Statistics say we're good drivers, but consider the context

We're not sure how to break this to all of you, especially those who've moved to Minnesota and can't stop complaining about the way we drive.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Washington DC, Wyoming

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Fox News

Feds criticized for selling Wyo. horses for slaughter

The Bureau of Land Management rounded up a horse herd that had roamed for decades on federal land in northwest Wyoming and handed the horses over to Wyoming officials.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Deseret News

Idaho, Wyoming watching Utah's Medicaid expansion efforts

Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion is getting attention from neighboring states that initially rejected the coverage available under President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Utah, Utah Government, Wyoming, Idaho Government, Idaho

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Golden eagle found in Wyo. tied for second-oldest

Wildlife officials say a golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan is the second-oldest that has been identified in North America.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times Leader

Correctional officer stabbed by inmate

A correctional officer was stabbed in the facial area by an inmate serving a life sentence inside the State Correctional Institution at Dallas Thursday night.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Gazette

2 Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use

This week, two Denver deaths were linked to marijuana use, and while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the first ones on record to be associated with a once-illegal drug that Colorado voters legalized for recreational use last year.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado, Wyoming

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Poll: most Wyomingites trust state government

A recent Gallup poll shows that 76 percent of Wyoming residents have a great deal or fair amount of trust in their state government.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, US Governors, Matt Mead

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Experts say video doesn't show Earhart wreckage

CHEYENNE, Wyo. Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

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County 10 News

WyoLotto could launch as soon as late August

Wyoming Lottery Corporation CEO Jon Clontz said this morning that Wyoming residents could expect to start buying Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets as soon as late August.

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KGWN

Safe Kids Day in Wyoming

Unintentional injury is the number one cause of death among children ages 14 and under in the United States.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Wyoming airports endure cancellations by airline

Anna Erixon sat down at a laptop in her Lander home Wednesday afternoon and pulled up the Great Lakes Airlines website to book a flight.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

County 10 News

Work update issued for Federal-Monroe improvement project

In Friday's weekly update on the South Federal/East Monroe improvement project, the Wyoming Department of Transportation reminded residents that all businesses are open along Federal Boulevard, and accesses to businesses are being maintained.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

County 10 News

Gov. Mead: Wyomingites have trust in State Government

A recently released poll shows that people in Wyoming have significant trust in state government.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Matt Mead, Wyoming

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