WPR News
8:21 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Barrasso says he favors Boehner's debt plan

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WPR News
8:15 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Groups want to thwart BLM horse plans

Rock Springs, WY – Two environmental groups want a federal judge in Washington, D.C., to block the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from proceeding with a plan to round up and castrate
hundreds of wild stallions in southwestern Wyoming. The Western Watersheds Project and American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign filed a federal lawsuit Monday.

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WPR News
8:39 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Tribes to get information to fight crime

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WPR News
8:38 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Wyoming's housing market sees improvement

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WPR News
8:37 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Newcastle area fires have been contained

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WPR News
8:25 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Woman dies in golf cart crash

Hulett, WY – Authorities say a woman has died in the northeastern Wyoming town of Hulett after losing control of a golf cart and striking a tree.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that 47-year-old Jill Voyles
of Hulett died Friday afternoon after the golf cart she was driving
on a city street began coasting downhill. The cart left the roadway
and hit a tree.
Voyles was trapped in the golf cart and had to be extricated.
She died at the Hulett airport while waiting for a life flight
helicopter.

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History
7:53 am
Mon July 25, 2011

Reliving D-Day, With Paintballs And Referees

Allied Gen. John Holme, aka "Mad Kow" (left), and Nicky Angel Valor are seen at the "Invasion of Normandy" paintball battle — the largest event of its kind in the world. "This is our Superbowl," Valor says.
Rob Sachs for NPR

Thousands of people traveled to a field near Jim Thorpe, Pa., earlier this month to re-create one of the most famous battles in history: D-Day, the invasion of Normandy. But with live ammunition — paintballs — and no predetermined winner, it wasn't a typical re-enactment.

In the paintball world, the invasion of Normandy isn't just an event, it's the event.

"This is our Super Bowl," says Nicky Angel Valor.

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WPR News
9:50 pm
Fri July 22, 2011

Cheyenne makes top 10 places to live

Cheyenne – Today, Cheyenne was named as one of the top ten most livable communities in the United States.

A-A-R-P the magazine looked at things such as affordability and quality of life in choosing it's top ten. Cheyenne Mayor Rick Kaysen is pleased.

"It does not happen by accident, it happens by commitment caring and follow-through. This recognition is kind of like the a-plus grade, if I may, for all of the hard work that has gone on for a number of years."

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