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6:44 pm
Thu April 15, 2010

Lawsuit filed against UW over Bill Ayers visit

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8:54 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

Atty: UW doesn't respond to suit threat

Cheyenne, Wyo. – A Denver lawyer says the University of Wyoming has not responded to his threat to sue unless it lets former 1960s radical William Ayers speak on campus.

Attorney David Lane sent the school a letter earlier this week saying the university violated the First Amendment when it canceled a speech Ayers was scheduled to give last week. Lane threatened a lawsuit if UW didn't permit Ayers to speak on campus.

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WPR News
8:47 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

Wyo pocket gopher will not join Endangered Species List

Laramie, Wyo. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the Wyoming pocket gopher does not warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act.

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8:44 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

Man charged in '06 death of hitchhiker in Wyo.

Rock Springs, Wyo. – Authorities in Rock Springs have filed a murder charge against a man in connection with the 2006 death of a Colorado man who disappeared while hitchhiking across Wyoming.

Sweetwater County Attorney Brett Johnson says 41-year-old Eric John Conn was arrested March 18 in St. Louis.

Conn is charged with first-degree murder and other crimes in the death of 29-year-old Ben Bradley, of Tabernash, Colo. A Rock Springs judge on Tuesday set bail for Conn at $2 million.

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8:42 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

NOLS director to discuss conservation at Whits House conference

Laramie, Wyo. – The director of the Lander-based National Outdoor Leadership School has been invited to a White House conference on conservation and reconnecting families with the outdoors.

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WPR News
8:39 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

Natrona County financial picture brighter

Casper, Wyo. – Natrona County officials say the county's financial picture may not be as bleak as they feared.

Tom Doyle is Natrona County treasurer. He tells county commissioners that the projected revenue drop for the fiscal year that starts in July probably will be below 20 percent. Earlier he had projected a 27-percent drop based on state revenue projections.

Commission Chairman Rob Hendry says the new estimate doesn't eliminate the county's fiscal crisis but raises hope it won't be quite so bad.

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WPR News
7:27 pm
Tue April 13, 2010

Oil and Gas Commission looks for more public comment

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7:25 pm
Tue April 13, 2010

State funds grasshopper fight

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