WPR News
12:24 am
Sat March 11, 2006

Cowboys Play For The Mountain West Title

Laramie, Wy – After losing six straight to end the season the Wyoming Cowboys are a game away from the NCAA tournament. The Cowboys got a combined 47 points from guards Brad Jones and Brandon Ewing and defeated Utah 60-47 to advance to tonight's Mountain West tournament title game. Wyoming's Justin Williams had 10 points 15 rebounds and 12 blocks to record the first triple double in Tournament history. The Cowboys improbable run comes amid rumors that coach Steve McClain could be fired at the end of the season.

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WPR News
12:19 am
Sat March 11, 2006

Hathaway Bill Signed Into Law

Cheyenne, Wy –
The scholarship will provide between 800 and 1600 dollars a semester for any qualifying Wyoming high school grad. The money does have to be used at one of the state's community colleges or the University of Wyoming.
Governor Dave Freudenthal said right before he signed this bill that this helps meet the requirement of Wyoming's constitution that tuition at the university be nearly as free as possible

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WPR News
12:16 am
Sat March 11, 2006

Governors Veto Overriden

Cheyenne, Wy – The Wyoming House and Senate voted Friday to override or reject Governor Dave Freudenthal's first veto of the year. The bill he vetoed deals with privileged communications between lawmakers, staff, constituents and consultants. It essentially allows legislators to keep these reports and discussions private if they want to.
The President of the Senate, Grant Larson, says this confidentiality will help lawmakers develop their ideas. And he says this is not something the public cares about.

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10:17 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Religion and Wyoming Politics

Wyoming – Much has been made about the role that religion plays on the national political scene. We consider how faith influences politics in Wyoming.

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10:17 am
Fri March 10, 2006

AIDS Funding

Wyoming – The Ryan White Care Act, signed into law in 1990, authorizes funding for AIDS care and prevention in every state. Now, it's up for reauthorization, and some lawmakers and AIDS activists say the funding formula puts rural states at a disadvantage.

6:55 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Bible Discussion

Laramie, WY – University of Wyoming religious studies director Paul Fleisher discusses the bible.

6:53 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Wolf Managment Lawsuit

Wyoming – A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on the state's lawsuit over wolf management this week.

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6:53 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Gail Norton resigns

Gail Norton resigns. – Gail Norton resigns.

6:52 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Wyoming Consumer Advocate Bryce Freeman

Wyoming – A conversation about Wyoming's telecommunications law and what consumers can expect for natural gas prices in the future.

6:51 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Drinking in Moving Vehicles

Wyoming – The legislature defeats an attempt to outlaw drinking in moving vehicles.

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