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Activists protest decision by University of Wyoming to name international students center after Dick Cheney.

A decision by the University of Wyoming to name a center for international students after former Vice President Dick Cheney is “stirring conflict and protest in an otherwise conservative state.” Protesters have voiced concerns that Cheney’s support for the Iraq war and torture should “disqualify him from that distinction”:

Cheney and wife Lynne are expected to attend a dedication tomorrow of the new Cheney International Center (CIC) (we think that’s pronounced “sick”). The center is funded in part with $3.2 million the Cheneys donated to the university.

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