WPR News
8:02 pm
Mon November 15, 2010

Freudenthal apologizes for comments about Governor-elect Mead

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WPR News
10:57 am
Mon November 15, 2010

Governor Freudenthal set to release his last budget

WPR News
10:48 am
Mon November 15, 2010

GOP legislative leaders selected

Casper, Wy – Republican legislators have chosen their leadership in the state Senate and House.
During caucuses on Saturday in Casper, Sen. Jim Anderson of
Glenrock was elected the new Senate president. Sen. Tony Ross of Cheyenne is the majority floor leader, and Sen. Phil Nicholas of Laramie is Senate vice president.
In the House, Rep. Ed Buchanan of Torrington is the new House
Speaker. Rep. Tom Lubnau of Gillette is the majority floor leader, and Rep. Matt Teeters of Lingle is the majority whip.
The Republicans will enjoy the largest majority in the Capitol

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WPR News
10:46 am
Mon November 15, 2010

Governor-elect prepares for the job

WPR News
8:09 pm
Fri November 12, 2010

Deficit commission proposal would cut pub broadcasting funding

Laramie, Wyo. – One recommendation in the federal deficit reduction proposal released this week is the elimination of funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. That's the private, nonprofit corporation that oversees the government's investment in public broadcasting. That includes PBS and NPR and their affiliated member stations, including Wyoming Public Radio.

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WPR News
7:55 pm
Fri November 12, 2010

Most counties haven't used juvenile assessments

Casper, Wyo. – Wyoming lawmakers are concerned that police aren't using a new tool to help evaluate whether juvenile offenders should be locked up.

The Casper Star-Tribune reported Friday that more than half of all counties haven't used the assessments since they were rolled out in July.

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6:01 pm
Fri November 12, 2010

The Plight of Extreme Skiers

The Plight of Extreme Skiers

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6:00 pm
Fri November 12, 2010

The Red Desert in Photos as Heard on the Radio

The Red Desert in Photos as Heard on the Radio

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6:00 pm
Fri November 12, 2010

How a Species Becomes a Species, or Doesn't

How a Species Becomes a Species, or Doesn?t

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5:59 pm
Fri November 12, 2010

Could Wyoming take on China in Rare Element Market?

Could Wyoming take on China in Rare Element Market?

Wyoming – Many of today's technologies are only possible because of a special mineral group called rare earth elements. Rare earths are among 17 elements on the periodic table with exotic names like dysposium, neodymium or europium. Wyoming Public Radio's Tristan Ahtone says a global race to produce rare earths is underway and Wyoming may be on the verge of becoming a major player.

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