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Politics

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    Tom Arthur
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    Wyoming legislators, especially Republicans, have been trying to change the primary election process ever since opponents of Governor Mark Gordon complained that Democrats voted in the Republican primary to propel Gordon to victory. While there is no proof that made any difference, Gordon won the Republican nomination in a crowded race with just a small percentage of votes.
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    Catherine Wheeler
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    Wyoming Public Radio
    Last summer, state officials cautioned school districts across the state to prepare for budget cuts. But in a turn of events, lawmakers failed to agree on the specifics of a bill that would have cut $135 million from schools over three years. Wyoming Public Radio's Catherine Wheeler looked into how districts chose to handle the dilemma—to move ahead with cuts or stay where they are.