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Death-penalty repeal fails in Wyoming despite new support

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal to repeal the death penalty failed in the Wyoming Legislature on Thursday after drawing far more support from state lawmakers than ever before.

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Legislature moves forward on changes to UW board of trustees

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal that would change the title of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees president is making its way through the state Legislature.

Death penalty repeal getting first serious debate in Wyoming

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Repealing the death penalty, a non-starter in Wyoming each of the past five years, got a serious look Wednesday from a legislative committee that voted to advance the idea to the full Senate for what could be a last dash to the governor's desk.

Federal agents cleared in deadly shooting of Wyoming man

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RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Prosecutors have cleared two federal agents in the deadly shooting of a convicted felon who had fired on them in central Wyoming last month.

Wyoming lawmaker disputes account of remarks about gays

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming state lawmaker accused of comparing homosexuality to bestiality and pedophilia while talking to a group of high school students denied Tuesday that she made any such comparison but now said she faces "racial slurs" and threats as a result.

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CHEYENNE _ A Wyoming Senate committee considers a bill Wednesday to abolish the state’s death penalty.

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Teacher evaluation-student scores bill clears Wyoming Senate

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill that would do away with tying teacher evaluations to student test scores.

Wyoming Democrat calls for Republican to quit over remarks

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's Democratic Party chairman is calling on a Republican state lawmaker to resign for remarks that allegedly compared homosexuality to bestiality and pedophilia.

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