WPR News
7:42 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Report grades Wyoming counties on air

Cheyenne, WY – The American Lung Association says Campbell and Sublette counties and Yellowstone National Park have seen days with ozone pollution in recent years.

The public-health advocacy group ranked the pollution levels of U.S. cities and counties based on air quality measurements that state and local agencies reported between 2005 and 2007.

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WPR News
7:40 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

No swine flu in Wyoming yet

Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Department of Health has not found swine flu in any of the 30-plus samples of possible flu they've received from around the state.

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WPR News
7:39 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Yellowstone grizzly documentary airs Sunday

Laramie, WY – Sunday night a documentary looks at Grizzlies in Yellowstone and considers the threats that some of them are under as their ecosystem changes. Casey Anderson is the host and says he spent a year observing the Yellowstone Grizzlies. He says climate change has impacted their food source and that is leading to growing conflicts: "You know these masses of bears come down because white bark pine are not around and then you get this human-bear interaction that is not a good thing and the bear ends up paying the price with its life."

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WPR News
7:31 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Good economic news, for once

Laramie, WY – For the first time since last November, an economic indicator in Wyoming has gone up. A survey of supply managers in the state focused on indicators like new orders, production, inventory and employment. It found that some of those are doing better than they have in recent months.

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WPR News
6:29 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Grizzly documentary notes problems

WPR News
6:23 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Wyoming gets mixed economic news

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12:29 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Remembering Matthew Shepard ten years after his death

Wyoming – Ten years ago, the murder of Matthew Shepard touched a nerve around the world. The gay University of Wyoming student was brutally beaten by two young men in Laramie, tied to a fence, and left to die. We begin our special report with excerpts from some of Wyoming Public Radio's news coverage.

12:26 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Judy Shepard speaks out against hate

Wyoming – Following the trial of his murder, Judy Shepard started the Mathew Shepard foundation and now travels around the world to speak out against hate. A Bob Beck interview.

12:23 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Outside perspectives on Wyoming

Wyoming – The Matthew Shepard murder affected more than just Wyoming, it captivated the country. We wanted to see what people in other parts of the US remember about the case. Elsa Partan and Peter O'Dowd report.

12:20 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Gay Life in Wyoming Now

Wyoming – The Matthew Shepard case left lingering impressions around the U.S. of Wyoming as a hateful place. The real picture is, of course, more complex. Wyoming Public Radio's Addie Goss reports.

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