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WYOMING BUDGET

CHEYENNE, Wyo. _ Wyoming's governor has vetoed several parts of a budget bill, setting up a tug of war with state lawmakers over separation of powers. Legislators may try Wednesday to override at least some of the 14 line-item vetoes.

5 Yellowstone bison transferred to Montana tribes

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Five bull bison from Yellowstone National park have been transferred to an American Indian reservation in northwest Montana under an effort to bolster herds of the animals outside the park.

Wyoming legislation looks to protect kids born from rape

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers disagreed Tuesday over whether unintended consequences might result from a bill that would make it easier to terminate parental rights when sexual assault results in childbirth.

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WYOMING WEATHER-STRANDED SNOWMOBILERS

Wyoming officials: No public threat from child's meningitis

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming health officials say bacterial meningitis contracted by an elementary-school student isn't a public health threat.

Statewide lodging tax bill dies in Wyoming Senate

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill that proposed a statewide lodging tax has died in the Wyoming Senate, stumbling in a final vote before it would have headed to the governor's desk.

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MULTI-STATE CRIMES

Wyoming lawmakers provide $17.4M to university

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming would receive $17.4 million in new funding under the final supplemental budget bill that passed the state Legislature.

The Laramie Boomerang reports that UW had originally asked for about $19.4 million in supplemental budget funding.

Wyoming lawmakers defeat college technical-ed grants program

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers defeated a proposed technical-education grant program at community colleges Friday amid concern it would cost the state millions without delivering intended results.

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CONSERVATION EASEMENT _ The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust has completed its 100th conservation project. In partnership with The Conservation Fund, a conservation easement located in Sublette County was transferred to Stock Growers Land Trust earlier this month.

SheridanWyoming.com

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