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Hundreds March for Martin Luther King, Jr. in Cheyenne

The late Liz Byrd, the first African American woman to serve in the Wyoming State legislature, was the driving force to get the state of Wyoming to observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. On her efforts, her son, former State Representative Jim Byrd, told Cowboy State Daily's Bob Geha: "When she saw something that was wrong and she thought she could fix it, she was relentless." Keep Reading | 507 words

Cheyenne Ball Drop
A huge ball lit by thousands of bulbs will “drop” at midnight on Dec. 31 at the Cheyenne Depot Plaza. The ball drop and accompanying fireworks have been a Cheyenne tradition for nine years. (Courtesy photo)
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Cheyenne stages ninth ‘Ball Drop’ for New Year’s

A nine-year tradition of welcoming the new year with a large, glittering ball will be observed again in Cheyenne this week. Keep Reading | 521 words

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