WPR News
7:07 pm
Thu March 11, 2010

Governor signs Firearms Freedom Act but warns of problems

Laramie, WY – The governor has signed the Wyoming Firearms Freedom Act into law. But as Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports, he has expressed some serious concerns

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WPR News
7:02 pm
Thu March 11, 2010

Sec. of State will pursue re-election

Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield says he's running for a second term in the office.

The 65-year-old Republican made announcements in Lovell and Cheyenne on Wednesday. No other Republican or Democrat has announced intentions to run for the statewide seat.

Maxfield served two terms as auditor before becoming secretary of state four years ago.

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WPR News
7:01 pm
Thu March 11, 2010

Governor signs health care pilot project

WPR News
9:37 am
Thu March 11, 2010

Carbon County residents want 5 commissioners

Rawlins, WY – Residents of Carbon County have formed an informal committee, called Carbon County for Five. The group's aim is to increase the number of County Commissioners from three to five. Rawlins resident and member of the committee Don Cuin says the problem with three commissioners is that for big decisions often only two of the three commissioners decide what happens to millions of dollars.

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WPR News
7:47 pm
Wed March 10, 2010

The Cowboys basketball team's season is over.

Laramie, WY – In sports, the Cowboys basketball team's season is over. UW lost to Air Force today at the Mountain West Conference tournament in Las Vegas. The score was 59 to 40. This marks the fewest wins for a Cowboys team since the 1975/76 season.

However the Cowgirls won their game yesterday to advance to the quarterfinals. They play against San Deigo State tonight at eight o'clock.

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WPR News
7:44 pm
Wed March 10, 2010

Governor vetoes three bills

Cheyenne, WY – Though the state legislative session is over, some bills have yet to clear Governor Dave Freudenthal's desk and Wednesday he vetoed three bills.

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WPR News
7:41 pm
Wed March 10, 2010

Court hears Wyoming's roadless rule suit

Denver, CO – Lawyers for the state of Wyoming and the Colorado Mining Association say a 2001 federal rule banning construction of new roads on National Forest land violates the law.

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard oral arguments Wednesday in Wyoming's lawsuit challenging the rule.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture - the parent agency of the National Forest Service - and environmental groups say the rule is legal.

The two sides also made arguments on whether the rule-making process followed federal laws.

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WPR News
7:02 pm
Wed March 10, 2010

Students took PAWs test despite problems

WPR News
7:50 pm
Tue March 9, 2010

Cowboys' last chance Wednesday

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WPR News
7:03 pm
Tue March 9, 2010

Foundation focuses attention on health care shortage

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