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The Former World Heavyweight Wrestling Champ Who Lived In Wyoming

Long before Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair and The Rock, there was Jack Taylor. In the 1920s, Taylor was the World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion and he called Casper home.

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Kari Eakins, Townsquare Media
Kari Eakins, Townsquare Media
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Colorado State Still Won’t Admit Defeat In Original ‘Border War’

Talk about a bunch of sore losers. Nearly 118 years after Wyoming won the first "Border War", Colorado State still refuses to officially acknowledge the game.

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Wyoming’s Only Monument To a Confederate Soldier

Before he arrived in Wyoming, John C. Hunton served in Virginia's 7th Infantry and helped lead Pickett's Charge in the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Meyers Collection, Wyoming State Archives
Meyers Collection, Wyoming State Archives
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A Look Back Wyoming’s Last Total Solar Eclipse in 1918 [PHOTOS]

The last time a solar eclipse passed over Wyoming, our state had six million sheep and 190,000 people.

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Happy 71st Birthday To The Wyoming Air National Guard

71 years ago today, on August 11, 1946, the Wyoming Air National Guard was officially created.

Over the years, the 153rd Airlift Wing has flown in the Korean War, Vietnam, the invasion of Panama, the Gulf War and the War on Terror...

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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110 Years Ago: United States Supreme Court Keeps The University of Wyoming in Laramie

This week marks the 110th anniversary of a landmark ruling by the United States Supreme Court that kept the University of Wyoming in Laramie...

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Meyers Collection, Wyoming State Archives
Meyers Collection, Wyoming State Archives
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A Kentucky Derby Tribute To Wyoming’s Greatest Horses

Just in time for the 143rd "run for the roses" this weekend, here's a Kentucky Derby tribute to the greatest horses in Wyoming history.

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Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Has Wyoming Roots

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch calls Colorado home, but his mother is a Wyoming native.

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