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6:06 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

Ranch wins case over injured trail rider

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2:02 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

Wyoming food banks are looking for donations

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1:56 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

Rocky Mountain Power wants to raise rates

Laramie, Wy – Rocky Mountain Power is seeking an average 17.3 percent increase in electrical rates in Wyoming. The increase would average 50 cents per day, or $15 per month,
for a typical household that uses 825 kilowatt-hours of electricity
per month. If approved, the change would take effect next September.
Rocky Mountain Power says the increase is needed to serve the
growing electricity needs of its Wyoming customers and to comply

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WPR News
8:12 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

Wyoming Economy Picks Up Based On Employment Numbers

LARAMIE, wyo – The state department of employment says that Wyoming added three thousand jobs in October compared to 2009 figures from the same month. Most of the increase came from what are called Natural Resource and mining jobs.

State Senior Economist David Bullard says it's the 4th straight month of moderate growth for the state. He calls that good news

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WPR News
8:10 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

STD's Increase In Wyoming

LARAMIE, wyo – Wyoming continues to see the numbers of sexually transmitted disease cases increase.

State STD Prevention Coordinator Canyon Hardesty says Wyoming is joining a national trend of increasing STD cases especially among young people

"Younger population, especially those between the ages of 18 and 19 and 20 to 24 are the highest risk for our sexually transmitted diseases in the state of Wyoming," says Hardesty.

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WPR News
7:47 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

Winter Weather Headed For Wyoming Early

LARAMIE, wyo – The National Weather Service says a powerful winter storm will bring snow, wind and subzero temperatures to the entire state by Thursday.
National Weather Service forecaster Todd Baker says the amount of expected snowfall is normal for this time of year but what's abnormal is the low temperatures.

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7:44 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

Jackson airport says grouse-jet collisions up

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JACKSON, wyo – Officials say sage grouse collisions with aircraft at Jackson Hole Airport have roughly doubled in the last 12 months to about 10.

They say the increase came despite recent declines in both the number of planes and the number of grouse at the airport.

Airport officials and researchers say they can't pinpoint the cause. The increase in collisions started in fall 2009.

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7:43 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

Big, early snow has Wyo. ski resorts opening

CHEYENNE, wyo – The big, early snowfall has Wyoming ski resort opening slopes in record time this year.

Grand Targhee Ski Resort in Teton County opened last Saturday and has stayed open during the week.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort announced Tuesday that for the first time since it opened in 1966 that it will have all its lifts and runs open for its first day of skiing this Saturday.

Both resorts report more than 100 inches of snowfall already with more coming down by the hour.

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7:42 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

Asian coal exports get boost from WA port approval

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SEATTLE, wa – Efforts by the U.S. coal industry to expand its export market have taken a significant step forward, as officials in Washington state approved a plan to ship the fuel to Asia through a Columbia River port.

Commissioners in Washington voted Tuesday to allow a subsidiary of Australia-based Ambre Energy to redevelop a port in Oregon to handle five million tons of coal annually.

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10:28 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Governor wants to fund 2 health care issues

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