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1 hr ago | Washington Times

Legislative panel blasts education leader's tenure

The special legislative committee investigating Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill released its final report on Wednesday, formally rebuking her and concluding she willfully violated state personnel laws and ignored state budget language aimed at preventing her from spending money on unauthorized teacher-training programs.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

State providing safety training to schools

The state will be providing special training this fall to help local school districts prevent the type of school shootings that have occurred in other states.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Gawker

GOP Candidate Wants Mining in Yellowstone, Fed Officials Arrested

A new study shows that national parks and monuments boosted the economies of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Instapundit

Challengers Pounce on Begich's Assertion That He's a 'Thorn' in Obama's Butt

Alaska Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell would like to tell Sen. Mark Begich "you are no Ted Stevens," paraphrasing the line that the late Sen. Lloyd Bentsen used to skewer Sen. Dan Quayle in the 1988 vice presidential debate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Alaska, Republican, Alaska Government, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KGWN

The Wyoming Capitol Remains Open on Saturday During CFD

"I want to invite anyone in Cheyenne for the Saturday parades to come by their Capitol building and take a tour," Governor Mead said.

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KGWN

The Wyoming Capitol Remains Open on Saturday During CFD

"I want to invite anyone in Cheyenne for the Saturday parades to come by their Capitol building and take a tour," Governor Mead said.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

SFGate

UW trustees keep out of science standards debate

University of Wyoming trustees have declined to take a position on a set of K-12 science education standards that have been rejected by the Legislature and Gov. Matt Mead .

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Missoula Independent Online

Rockies Today, July 15

Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Two more challenges of Canada's OK of Alberta-B.C. pipeline filed The Heiltsuk and the Kitasoo-Xaixais First Nations and B.C. Nature filed challenges to the approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline, bringing the total number of challenges filed within recent days to four.

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The Wichita Eagle

Mead, Haynes differ on refugees at Casper debate

Haynes, a Cheyenne rancher and physician, said that he opposes having refugees settle in Wyoming because he is concerned about disease and even terrorism, the Casper Star-Tribune reported .

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

County 10 News

Wyoming moves up in pro-business ranking

Wyoming is now ranked number two in the nation in an independent economic research firm's list of the Top Ten Pro-Business States for 2014.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KCWY13

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate at Casper College

Who will be there: Governor Matt Mead and Dr. Taylor Haynes. State Superintendent Cindy Hill has declined, but the offer remains open How to watch: attend in person, watch the live stream online at kcwy13.com and trib.com, or watch the broadcast on News 13 at 6 pm, Saturday 19th.

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County 10 News

Governor unveils website that provides resources and tracks Wyoming's Energy Strategy

Governor Matt Mead unveiled a new website today that highlights Wyoming's energy strategy.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

NewsOK.com

Locals object to plan for Pavillion water reports

People dealing with polluted groundwater in the Pavillion area have objected that a gas developer can review and comment on two state investigations involving the contamination before the public is allowed to see the reports.

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County 10 News

Groundbreaking held this morning for Fremont County's new Riverton Justice Center

The official groundbreaking of the Fremont County's new Riverton Justice Center at Majors and Cooper Road was held this morning with Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kite in attendance.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Behind the criticism of SB 21 and the effort to repeal it

Opponents of Senate Bill 21 rally in Homer on June 14 as part of the "Vote Yes" campaign to repeal the oil production tax bill passed in April 2013.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

County 10 News

Governor pushes EPA and Army Corps to withdraw water proposal

Calling it time consuming and costly, Governor Matt Mead is opposing the Interpretive Rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

County 10 News

Mead pleased with School Safety Advisory Committee progress

Governor Matt Mead is pleased with the progress made by the School Safety Task Force, now known as the School Safety Advisory Committee.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Third party candidates push for injunction

A candidate for Wyoming secretary of state is asking a federal judge to block the state from enforcing a fundraising prohibition that only affects third-party candidates.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Early endorsements come in for Alaska US Senate candidates

One of Alaska's most prominent Native corporations is weighing in early to endorse Republican primary candidate Dan Sullivan in the hotly contested race for a U.S. Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, US Governors, Barrow, AK

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Wyoming halts work on science education standards

The Wyoming Board of Education voted to suspend work on new science standards for the state's public schools until lawmakers rescind a ban on adopting education guidelines that endorse the theory of man-made climate change.

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