WPR News
6:26 am
Tue April 11, 2006

Study: Many College Grads Can't Afford to Take Teaching, Social Work Jobs

Laramie, Wy – A new report by the Public Interest Research Group shows that all states, including Wyoming, may have trouble recruiting social workers and teachers. The report says about 35 percent of all graduates could not survive on the starting salaries offered to Wyoming teachers and social workers because of debt from student loans.
Cory Nadler is an organizer with the group that did this report.
He says all efforts to give out scholarships based on need will help alleviate this situation and he compliments Wyoming for creating the Hathaway Scholarship.

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WPR News
4:00 am
Tue April 11, 2006

Revival of a Wyoming Ghost Town?

Laramie, Wy – A ghost town in southwestern Wyoming is starting to grow. Opal has 105 residents and is listed on ghosttowns.com. But, is surrounded by the booming natural gas industry. Recently it won a 150-thousand dollar downtown development grant from the Wyoming Business Council to build a convenience store.
And Williams Companies is planning on expanding its natural gas
processing plant that sits just a few miles outside of Opal this summer.

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WPR News
3:50 am
Tue April 11, 2006

Libertarian Candidate to Challenge Cubin

WPR News
8:34 am
Mon April 10, 2006

Former Fish And Wildlife Boss Supports ESA

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Laramie, Wyoming –

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WPR News
8:23 am
Mon April 10, 2006

Groutage Thinks Wolf Lawsuit Should Stop

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Laramie, Wy – While state officials continue to fight to get their wolf recovery plan accepted by the Federal government a candidate for the U-S Senate thinks it might be time to move on. During an interview in Laramie Democrat Dale Groutage was asked if is time that the state stop pursuing the issue in court. Groutage says he thinks so, saying that it is time that the issue gets resolved, so that ranchers can get help from wolf management.

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WPR News
8:17 am
Mon April 10, 2006

Guard Member Gets Award

Cheyenne, Wy – A Wyoming Air National Guard sergeant will
receive a national honor for her service during hurricane Katrina
disaster relief efforts.
Staff Sergeant Heather Schaffer was selected for the Air Force
Association Team of the Year Award for 2006. Schaffer is with
Wyoming's 153rd Services Flight based in Cheyenne.
She's one of five Airmen selected from Air Force units around
the world. Each represents a different component of the Air Force.
Schaffer represents all Air National Guardsmen.

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WPR News
3:51 am
Mon April 10, 2006

Jackson Hospital Fights Misinformation

Jackson, Wyoming –

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WPR News
10:07 am
Fri April 7, 2006

US Poet Laureate Ted Kooser Visits Wyoming

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7:38 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Bob Beck interviews Democratic candidate for the U-S Senate Dale Groutage.

Wyoming – Bob Beck interviews Democratic candidate for the U-S Senate Dale Groutage.

7:24 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Education in Wyoming has received a lot of additional money

Wyoming – Education in Wyoming has received a lot of additional money. Kristin Espeland reports that it remains to be seen whether more high school seniors will go on to College.

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