WPR News
10:11 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Gillette Urges Citizens to Conserve Water

WPR News
10:45 am
Wed March 29, 2006

McBride Announces Candidacy for State Education Head

laramie, wy – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride says he will seek the office full time. Mcbride will announce his candidacy for the post he now holds for the interim at a news conference today in Cheyenne. McBride was appointed to fill the post abandoned when Trent Blankenship quit to take a job in Alaska. In a prepared statement, McBride says he has already improved education in the state. He says he has many other things he'd like to accomplish. And he's the first to announce he will seek the position.

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WPR News
9:04 am
Wed March 29, 2006

Governor Says It Is Time To Start Again

Cheyenne, Wy – Governor Dave Freudenthal says it's time to start over in the search for a new University of Wyoming president.
During an interview, the
governor said the trustees should, quote -- "take a deep breath, calm down, and start all over again."
Many U-W faculty members were upset when interim President Tom Buchanan wasn't among the finalists selected by the search
committee. Late last week, the trustees voted to add Buchanan's name to the list of finalists.
On Monday, one of the two named finalists withdrew. The other

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WPR News
9:00 am
Wed March 29, 2006

Enzi Says Medicare Plan Works

Laramie, Wy –

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WPR News
1:41 am
Tue March 28, 2006

Second Candidate Withdraws

Laramie, Wy – University of Tennessee Chancellor Loren
Crabtree has withdrawn his name from the search for a president of
the University of Wyoming.
Crabtree's withdrawal leaves only interim U-W President Tom
Buchanan in the running in the current search process for U-W
president.
Joseph Chapman, president of North Dakota State University, was
the other candidate picked by the search committee. Chapman decided
on Monday to withdraw his name from contention.
Crabtree said today that he had given the prospect of pursuing

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WPR News
10:18 am
Mon March 27, 2006

I-80 Accident West of Laramie Leaves 6 Dead

Six killed in accident on I-80 Sunday afternoon.
Wyoming Highway Patrol
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WPR News
2:31 am
Mon March 27, 2006

Candidate Pulls Out Of Running For UW Job

Fargo, North Dakota – A candidate for the University of Wyoming President's post will pull out.

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WPR News
11:02 am
Sat March 25, 2006

UW to Increase Room and Board Fees

Laramie, WY – University of Wyoming trustees today
(Friday) approved a ten percent increase in room, board and rent rates starting next fall.
Trustees also approved a four-point-three percent increase in student fees.
U-W officials say the university is facing higher costs for salaries and sharply higher costs for benefits and utilities.
Phill Harris, U-W's vice president for administration, says the new fees will cover the university's costs.

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6:53 am
Fri March 24, 2006

Carbon sequestration

Wyoming – The US Dept. of Energy is pouring millions into research that could reduce greenhouse gases. Kristin Espeland reports on how University of Wyoming researchers are unraveling the mysteries of trapping, storing, and using carbon dioxide.

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