The Two-Way
8:00 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Beer For Bowser? It's Been Around For A While

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.

Read more
News
7:45 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Groups want something done about Wyoming workplace deaths

     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.

Read more
News
7:28 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Wyoming is watching an environmental case before the U-S Supreme Court

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. 

Read more
It's All Politics
7:13 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Over Wine And Donuts, N.H. Women Get Heated Over Primary Vote

Elaine Sweeney of Derry, N.H. hosted a gathering of women voters to talk about Tuesday's primary.
Nicole Beemsterboer NPR

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.

Read more
News
6:53 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Y Cross ranch donor is upset

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

Read more
The Two-Way
6:15 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Steelers Dared Tebow To Beat Them, And He Did

Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow celebrates after beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 29-23 in overtime of an NFL wild card playoff football game on Sunday, (Jan. 8, 2012).
Chris Schneider AP

Originally published on Mon January 9, 2012 6:18 am

  • David Greene and Tom Goldman talk football

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.

Read more
Political Junkie
4:45 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Mitt Romney, New Hampshire And The 'Expectations Game'

Romney's N.H. victory celebration four years ago was premature. But it may not be this time.
Ken Rudin collection

Originally published on Mon January 9, 2012 12:09 pm

A handful of new polls are out, all of which have Mitt Romney ahead in the Jan. 21 South Carolina primary by varying margins.

Read more

Pages