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CODY — In an unusual high-profile cooperative move, 44 former United States senators, including Al Simpson, wrote an open letter to the current 100 members of the U.S. Senate warning them the nation is facing perilous times.

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CHEYENNE – In an effort to bring more money into the state’s coffers, Wyoming’s state government could soon be using a part of its “rainy-day” fund to invest in the stock market. A proposed bill being worked on by the Joint Appropriations Committee would let Wyoming invest a portion of the L…

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LARAMIE (WNE) — In what was described as a miscommunication between Youhanna Ghaifan’s attorneys, the suspended University of Wyoming defensive tackle missed his Wednesday disposition hearing, in which a defendant typically enters a plea.

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WORLAND — A bill overwhelmingly supported by the U.S. House of Representatives was killed in the Senate on Monday, when Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming objected, citing the increasing cost of care for U.S. Navy veterans exposed to Agent Orange and various herbicides during the Vietnam War.

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POWELL (WNE) — Former state lawmaker Sam Krone — on supervised probation for stealing more than $9,600 from a local lawyer’s group — is asking a judge to let him off probation a couple years early.

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POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man was ordered to pay $1,855 for killing a gray wolf in the state's trophy zone without a license — and then trying to pretend he had taken the animal legally.

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CHEYENNE — Lawmakers have named Buffalo as the site for a potential subsidized long-term treatment facility for veterans in Wyoming. The home of the Veterans' Home of Wyoming beat out Sheridan and Casper for the potential new facility after hours of debate Tuesday.

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JACKSON — U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney won’t receive written pushback from Teton County about a bill that would loosen land protection in the Snake River Range and prevent the Bridger-Teton National Forest from inventorying new wilderness.

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Water developers are seeking $1.2 million in federal funds to advance a much-debated 280-foot high dam and reservoir proposed in the Little Snake River drainage in Carbon County.

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CODY (WNE) — While hunting for elk in October 2017 a Casper man encountered a much larger animal, in that of a sow grizzly bear. He will now pay a steep price for illegally shooting the bear – he was recently fined $25,500 in Park County Circuit Court.

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CASPER — The two Jesuit priests who served at St. Stephens Mission and were included on a list last week of Jesuit clergymen who faced credible sexual abuse allegations served in leadership positions at Wyoming and Missouri schools.

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POWELL — The harvest of wolf 926F during the Montana hunting season reignited a firestorm of calls to end hunting of the species — or at least making a wide buffer zone around Yellowstone National Park.

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POWELL (WNE) — A Cody man has been ordered to pay $1,855 for killing a gray wolf in the state’s trophy zone without a license — and then attempting to pretend he’d taken the animal legally.

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CASPER (WNE) — The second largest thermal coal producer in the U.S. is moving about 100 miners from its Coal Creek mine in northern Wyoming to its higher-production Black Thunder mine outside Wright.

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CHEYENNE — Start a conversation about Wyoming state government's finances with lawmakers or outside observers, and inevitably the talk will move to the need for the state to diversify where it gets its money.

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CASPER — The Diocese of Cheyenne is compiling a list of priests, bishops and deacons who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse since 1950, Bishop Steven Biegler announced this week, signaling that the Wyoming diocese is joining a wave of public self-examinations by dioceses across the country.

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CHEYENNE (WNE) — A Cheyenne man accused of killing a 41-year-old man outside a home on Belaire Avenue appeared Friday in Laramie County Circuit Court, facing a single count of first-degree murder.

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JACKSON (WNE) — The federal government is stepping in to provide relief to residents of Hoback Ranches, where the Roosevelt Fire destroyed a third of the subdivision’s 150 homes and consumed 60,000 acres.

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