6:06 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Big Coal

Wyoming – Bob Beck interviews veteran journalist and author Jeff Goodell. His book looks at the coal industry and possible risks of its expansion.

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6:03 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Maternity Leave in Wyoming

Wyoming – The national partnership for women and families has issued its report card on how each state is measuring up when it comes to benefits for new mothers and fathers. Wyoming scored a failing grade.

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5:59 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Children of Meth Addicts

Wyoming – More and more children have been taken away from their parents because of meth abuse in the home. But very little is known about how children are affected by meth exposure. A handful of people are determined to figure it out.

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5:53 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Double Murder Suicide

Laramie, WY – Police keep the media at arms-length as they finish investigating a July double-murder suicide in Laramie.

WPR News
10:26 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Dubois Fire Consumes 22K Acres and Nears 300 Homes

Laramie, WY – The next few days could cause the fire near Dubois to grow and move towards 300 homes. The forecast is for wind and warm temperatures until Thursday when the area might cool off a bit and see some rain. Fire information officer Carl Jungck says they were anticipating that and tried to be prepared for today. The homes are on the other side of that fire line. Jungck says there are 500 people working to confine the fire and keep it from reaching the homes.

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WPR News
10:23 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Laramie Police to Conclude Murder-Suicide Investigation

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WPR News
10:23 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Laramie Police to Conclude Murder-Suicide Investigation

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WPR News
8:44 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Alcohol Advertising May Be A Focus

Laramie, Wy – Alcohol advertising is one of the targets of a group trying to reduce underage drinking in the state. It stems from a report put together by the National Academy of Sciences that focuses on under age drinking. Mike Moser of the Wyoming Liquor Dealers Association says attempts to reduce alcohol advertising in the state takes the blame away from individuals. He thinks other social issues should be addressed instead.

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