WPR News
11:07 am
Wed May 17, 2006

Martin's Cove Disagreement Settled

Cheyenne, Wy – A settlement has been reached on Martin's Cove. Located along the Morman trail in central Wyoming the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints sees it as a religious site while others view the area as a historic and recreation site. An agreement was reached that allowed the church to lease some of the property. But that lease was disputed by the American Civil Liberties Union. But this week a settlement has been reached by all parties.

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WPR News
8:36 am
Wed May 17, 2006

Mine Safety Bill Moves Forward

Washington D-C – A bill to make coal mining safer won the
endorsement of a key Senate committee today (Wednesday).
Senators on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee
unanimously backed the bill. The legislation was put together by
Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming and Senator Edward Kennedy of
Massachusetts.
Both lawmakers say they were moved to act after a pair of
accidents in January killed 14 West Virginia coal miners.
West Virginia Senators Robert C- Byrd and Jay Rockefeller say

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WPR News
8:32 am
Wed May 17, 2006

Communities Ready to Study Landfill Problems

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WPR News
8:15 am
Wed May 17, 2006

Capitol Buys St. Mary's; School to Rebuild on West Side

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WPR News
8:01 am
Tue May 16, 2006

State Purchases Land

Cheyenne, Wy –
State officials have approved a long sought after agreement to purchase the St. Mary's school property that is located directly across the street from the capitol. It will give state government a full city block to expand. The state will demolish the current school building and a new St. Mary's school facility will be built in another part of town. Governor Dave Freudenthal says it benefits all the parties involved.
The state will trade property worth about one and a half million dollars and will also pay nearly five million for the school property.

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WPR News
7:55 am
Mon May 15, 2006

Wyoming Insurance Costs Higher

Laramie, Wy –

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WPR News
7:36 am
Mon May 15, 2006

Charter School Considered In Lander

Lander, Wy – The Lander school board will consider an application for the third Charter school in Fremont County. Called the Adventures in Learning Charter School, Rachel Price says their idea is to conduct inquiry based learning. She says it involves a lot of hands on and uses a number of learning skills at the same time. Price believes they have a lot of community support for their idea. The school board will hear the school proposal Tuesday night. (Tonight)

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