WPR News
10:27 am
Sat September 2, 2006

Hunkins Thinks Records Search Ok

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Wheatland, Wy – Republican candidate for Governor Ray Hunkins says he has not been responsible for any negative ads about Governor Freudenthal or behind the records request Republicans have made. But when pressed during a news conference Hunkins denied that the records review is a fishing expedition. But Freudenthal says his does not believe that Hunkins has had no role in either negative ads or the records search. He notes that Hunkins has reserved the right to take full advantage of the benefits of the search.


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WPR News
10:25 am
Sat September 2, 2006

Teenager Convicted Of One Count Of Murder

Gillette, Wy – A Campbell County man was convicted
tonight (Friday) of one count of murder and two counts of
conspiracy in the deaths of two teenagers last fall.
The jury convicted 19-year-old Christopher Robert Hicks of
murder and conspiracy in the death of 16-year-old Bryce Chavers and
of conspiracy in the death of 19-year-old Jeremy Forquer. Hicks faces the death penalty. A sentencing hearing is set for
Wednesday.
Chavers was shot in the head in November, and Forquer was
strangled to death in October.

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WPR News
10:22 am
Sat September 2, 2006

Freudenthal Funds 2-Elk

Cheyenne, Wy – Governor Freudenthal(Friday)
granted 119 (M) million dollars in tax-exempt bonding status to
help finance construction of the Two Elk power plant near Wright.
The governor's decision came despite a state advisory panel's
recommendation that he deny the plant's request.
The five-member advisory panel cited a lack of progress in
building the Two Elk project and said other groups were better
candidates for tax-exempt status.
Freudenthal says while he remains skeptical about the project,

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WPR News
10:22 am
Sat September 2, 2006

Freudenthal Funds 2-Elk

Cheyenne, Wy – Governor Freudenthal(Friday)
granted 119 (M) million dollars in tax-exempt bonding status to
help finance construction of the Two Elk power plant near Wright.
The governor's decision came despite a state advisory panel's
recommendation that he deny the plant's request.
The five-member advisory panel cited a lack of progress in
building the Two Elk project and said other groups were better
candidates for tax-exempt status.
Freudenthal says while he remains skeptical about the project,

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WPR News
10:22 am
Sat September 2, 2006

Freudenthal Funds 2-Elk

Cheyenne, Wy – Governor Freudenthal(Friday)
granted 119 (M) million dollars in tax-exempt bonding status to
help finance construction of the Two Elk power plant near Wright.
The governor's decision came despite a state advisory panel's
recommendation that he deny the plant's request.
The five-member advisory panel cited a lack of progress in
building the Two Elk project and said other groups were better
candidates for tax-exempt status.
Freudenthal says while he remains skeptical about the project,

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WPR News
10:33 am
Fri September 1, 2006

GOP Candidate Favors Records Request

Cheyenne, Wy – Republican candidate for Governor Ray Hunkins says he has not been responsible for any negative ads about Governor Freudenthal or behind the records request Republicans have made. Hunkins says he likes open Government but he says such requests have limits. But when pressed during a news conference Hunkins denied that the records review is a fishing expedition.

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WPR News
9:35 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Pinedale BLM Commitments

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WPR News
9:32 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Maternity Leave in Wyoming

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WPR News
9:27 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Carbon Storing Trees

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6:13 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Brown Lawns

Cheyenne, WY – Because of the lack of rain this year and the high price of water, many people have stopped watering their lawns. An expert from the Botanical Gardens in Cheyenne says that might be a bad idea.

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