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By The Associated Press | Posted - Feb. 28, 2017 at 9:44 p.m.



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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Senate is favoring spending cuts over new revenue to address an education funding shortfall. Senators voted 27-3 Tuesday not to reallocate mineral taxes to education.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A bill that sought to bring parity to separate men's and women's antelope hunts in Wyoming has died in the state House. Senate File 60 would have guaranteed tags for the new all-women's pronghorn hunt near Ucross in north-central Wyoming.

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A deer killed by police officers who were culling the herd in Cody tested positive for chronic wasting disease, a contagious neurological disease. Game and Fish officials say the last time a deer in Cody last tested positive for CWD about two years ago.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The president of the Wyoming Senate has killed a bill that would have made sweeping changes to sentencing and rehabilitation options for low-level offenders. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Republican Sen. Eli Bebout says there were too many issues with the legislation to move it forward.

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