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  1. Courts strike down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Hill

    ... couples have begun getting their marriage licenses in Arizona, according to The Associated Press. Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead indicted Thursday he would not challenge overturning the state's ban. Earlier this month the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take ...

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  2. Wyoming, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Republican Gov. Matt Mead said the state shouldn't appeal the same-sex marriage ruling due from U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl. Mead spoke on the issue Thursday night during a Wyoming PBS debate in Riverton.

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  3. Mead says state will not appeal today's same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | County 10 News

    Gov. Matt Mead in a statement has indicated that the State will not seek to appeal today's same-sex marriage ruling in U.S. District Court. Laramie County has also announced that it will not appeal.

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  4. Judge rules against Wyoming ban on same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Washington Blade

    ... his result, and this Court will adhere to its Constitutional duties and abide by the rule of law." Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said during a election campaign debate on Thursday night he would see no need for appeal if the state's ban on same-sex ...

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  5. Judge Strikes Down Wyoming's Same-Sex Marriage BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | KGWN

    ... arguments from both sides in court. Plaintiffs included gay right's advocacy group Wyoming Equality, and Governor Matt Mead was listed as one of the defendants. The plaintiffs asked the judge to agree with the 10th Circuit Court out of Denver. That ...

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  6. ALERT: Judge Strikes Down Wyoming's Same-Sex Marriage BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | KGWN

    ... arguments from both sides in court. Plaintiffs included gay right's advocacy group Wyoming Equality, and Governor Matt Mead was listed as one of the defendants. The plaintiffs asked the judge to agree with the 10th Circuit Court out of Denver. That ...

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  7. Federal Judge Overturns Wyoming's Ban On Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    ... responded that she will not appeal , but the state has not yet clarified its response. As reported earlier , Gov. Matt Mead (R) said this week that he doesn't believe the state should appeal the ruling, but that's not a guarantee that it won't. ...

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  8. State announces smart phone app to combat drunk drivingRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | County 10 News

    The Governor's Council on Impaired Driving announces the launch of the Drive Sober Wyoming smart phone app. This app gives those who have had too much to drink another way to find a ride home.

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  9. Governor Announces Smart Phone App to Combat Drunk DrivingRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    CHEYENNE, Wyo., Oct. 10 -- Gov. Matthew Mead, R-Wyo., issued the following news release: The Governor's Council on Impaired Driving announces the launch of the Drive Sober Wyoming smart phone app. This app gives those who have had too much to drink another way to find a ride home.

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  10. Lawsuit could bring Same-Sex Marriage to WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KGWN

    Four same-sex couples along with the group Wyoming Equality filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday for the right to get married. That court case will be heard in Casper on Thursday, October 16th by U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl.

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  11. Governor and Interior Secretary Jewell applaud ranchers for Sage Grouse conservationRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | County 10 News

    Governor Matt Mead will join U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Director Dan Ashe of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on October 15th in Pinedale to applaud local ranchers who completed nine Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances for the protection of the Greater Sage Grouse in Wyoming. "I am proud to celebrate this occasion.

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  12. Gay Marriage Included in DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Jackson Hole Radio

    ... Thursday night. One topic at the debate at Casper College was whether the candidates support gay marriage. Gov. Matt Mead, who is seeking re-election, and Independent Don Wills said they oppose it. Democrat Pete Gosar and Libertarian Dee Cozzens ...

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  13. State leaders urge control of federal landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Representative from 14 states - including South Carolina - met in Salt Lake City this week and unanimously endorsed a public policy statement that calls on the federal government to turn its lands over to state control. The statement exempts national parks, congressionally designated wilderness areas, Indian reservations and military installations from transfers and emphasizes that federal public lands will become "state public lands" to be managed in compliance with state and local plans.

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  14. Gubernatorial Candidates Debate at Casper CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | KCWY13

    ... were asked and each candidate took turns answering some of Wyoming's most talked about issues. Republican Governor Matt Mead, Democratic candidate Pete Gosar, Liberatarian candidate Dee Cozzens and Independent candidate Don Wills were asked ...

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  15. Gubernatorial candidates face off in CasperRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Washington Times

    Gov. Matt Mead capped off a debate Thursday with strong criticism of two challengers, saying their comments showed a cynicism about people in the state. Mead, a Republican seeking his second term, said he was disappointed with Democrat Pete Gosar of Laramie and independent Don Wills of Pine Bluffs for comments that Mead said were aimed at dividing people.

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  16. Man convicted of murder as teen can be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | SFGate

    ... he witnessed the attack but didn't participate. The Wyoming Supreme Court's decision Thursday comes after Gov. Matt Mead signed a state law in February 2013 to end mandatory life sentences for juveniles, giving them a chance at parole after 25 ...

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  17. Wyoming Officials Defend Gay Marriage BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Jackson Hole Radio

    Wyoming officials will continue to defend a state ban on gay marriage. Gov. Matt Mead tells the Associated Press he does not have the authority to void the state's constitution which says marriage is between one man and one woman.

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  18. Wyoming: Court should reject EPA's tribal boundaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    ... Shoshone tribes to treat their joint reservation as a separate state under the federal Clean Air Act. Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said the EPA used incomplete facts and faulty legal conclusions in reaching its decision. The federal agency will file its ...

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  19. Conservative states balk at gay marriage actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... put in the constitution that marriage is the union of a man and a woman," he said. Wyoming's Republican governor, Matt Mead, said the state will defend its constitution's definition of marriage as permissible only between a man and woman. He said he ...

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  20. School superintendents meet with Gov. MeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Education Week

    Nine school superintendents made their case Tuesday to Gov. Matt Mead that the state is shortchanging Wyoming K-12 funding. No resolution was reached during the 45-minute meeting, but representatives of both sides say it shows they are willing to continue to work together on the issue.

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