Our friends at Morning Edition picked up on the news from Newcastle, England, that The Branding Villa pub has created a non-alcoholic beer for dogs and is inviting its customers to bring their four-legged friends in to have a pint or two.
For the last decade, Wyoming has ranked either first or second for workplace deaths and two groups are asking legislators to change things. The AFL-CIO and the Spence Association for Employee Rights point to a recent report that said that Wyoming has had 622 work related deaths since 1992. Kim Floyd of the AFL-CIO says that is too many and it’s time for state leaders to change their approach and finally do something to improve the workplace culture.
A fight over less than an acre of land in a remote part of Idaho could alter the way the government enforces environmental regulations across the country and many in Wyoming are watching. Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Sackett-v-EPA.
Mike and Chantell Sackett bought a plot of land in North Idaho with a nice lake view. But their dreams of building a rustic A-frame cottage have been on hold for four years, because the E-P-A says their property is in a protected wetland area.
On Morning Edition Monday, Steve Inskeep spoke with six women in Derry, N.H. who all plan to vote in Tuesday's first presidential primary.
Inskeep dropped by the home of Elaine Sweeney, where the women gathered for coffee, donuts and wine on Sunday to talk politics. Her house in Derry overlooks Beaver Lake, covered this time of year with a thin film of ice.
A Denver woman who donated her family's vast ranch to promote hands-on agriculture education at the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University says she's disappointed the schools haven't made better use of her gift as a teaching tool. Now the universities are preparing to sell the Y Cross Ranch. Amy Davis says if she could do it all over again, she wouldn't have donated the property between Cheyenne and Laramie in southeast Wyoming. Both schools acknowledge they haven't put the Y Cross Ranch to
Just as football fans around the country (outside of Denver, that is) were thinking that Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow was out of miracles because he hadn't played well in recent weeks, he came through Sunday on the first play of overtime against the favored Pittsburgh Steelers.