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Abortion-rights supporters file amended lawsuit seeking to block Wyoming’s ban on medication abortions

Mar. 21, 2023 19:29 PM EDT
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Abortion-rights supporters file amended lawsuit seeking to block Wyoming’s ban on medication abortions.

Wyoming bans transgender youth from girls' sports teams

Mar. 20, 2023 17:31 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has become the 19th state to ban transgender athletes from playing on girls or women's sports teams after the Republican governor opted not to veto the legislation. Gov. Mark Gordon allowed the bill to become law without his signature Friday, saying he...

New Mexico knocks off Wyoming in MWC Tourney opener

Mar. 09, 2023 00:03 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jaelen House had 28 points in New Mexico's 87-76 win against Wyoming on Wednesday night in an opening-round game in the Mountain West Conference Tournament. House added seven rebounds, six assists, and three steals for the Lobos (22-10). Jamal Mashburn Jr. scored...

South Carolina House OKs hate crime bill, sends it to Senate

Mar. 08, 2023 18:08 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House on Wednesday gave key approval to a bill that would make the state the 49th in the country to pass a law allowing harsher punishments for violent hate crimes. But the vote sends the bill to a familiar junction where it has died before....

Youngkin's schools chief resigns after department missteps

Mar. 01, 2023 14:19 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jillian Balow, Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin's superintendent of public instruction, announced her resignation Wednesday in a letter to the governor that did not offer a specific reason for her departure. The Department of Education has faced...

Oden scores 28 to lead Wyoming past Nevada 80-71

Feb. 28, 2023 00:10 AM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Jeremiah Oden scored 28 points, Hunter Maldonado just missed a triple-double and Wyoming beat Nevada 80-71 on Monday night. Oden shot 9 for 13 from the floor (3 for 3 from 3-point range) and 7 of 9 from the free-throw line for the Cowboys (9-20, 4-13 Mountain...

Colorado State wins 84-71 against Wyoming

Feb. 25, 2023 00:10 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — John Tonje scored 25 points as Colorado State beat Wyoming 84-71 on Friday night. Tonje added six rebounds for the Rams (13-16, 5-11 Mountain West Conference). James Moors scored 16 points and added five rebounds. Isaiah Stevens recorded 15 points and...

Young, Durazo-Frescas lead UNLV rout of Utah State, 86-32

Feb. 24, 2023 00:17 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — DesiRae Young scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Alyssa Durazo-Frescas had 17 points and six boards to lead No. 24 UNLV women in an 86-32 rout of Utah State on Thursday night. The Rebels jumped to a 23-2 lead after one quarter and held a 48-9 advantage...

Air Force expands cancer review of nuclear missile personnel

Feb. 22, 2023 12:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force's review of cancers among its nuclear missile corps will include all personnel who worked on, guarded, supported or operated the nation’s ground-based warheads, Air Force Global Strike Command announced Wednesday. Nine officers who had worked as...

Utah State secures 65-55 win against Wyoming

Feb. 21, 2023 23:36 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Steven Ashworth had 19 points and Utah State pulled away in the second half for a 65-55 win against Wyoming on Tuesday night. Ashworth had seven rebounds for the Aggies (22-7, 11-5 Mountain West Conference). Daniel Akin scored 11 points while shooting 5 of 6...