7:51 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Reporters Roundtable

Wyoming – Our weekly reporters' roundtable dissects the coverage of Vice President Dick Cheney's hunting accident

7:50 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Lobbyist Clout

Wyoming – Bob Beck examines whether the state's most powerful industries really have the most influential lobbyists.

7:50 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Listener Segment

Wyoming – We asked you whether the state should save or spend its massive budget surplus.

7:49 am
Fri February 17, 2006

CBM Art and Politics

Wyoming – Images from an art exhibit on coal bed methane development won't be seen at the Nicolaysen museum in Casper. Kristin Espeland reports on why.

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7:48 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Foster Care

Wyoming – The level of attention from social workers to the over 800 Wyoming children in foster care receive.

7:48 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Rural Health Tech

Wyoming – Using technology to bring better health care to rural Wyoming, a conversation with Wyoming Primary Care Association chief Steve Chasson.

7:47 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Ag Health Part 2

Wyoming – Farmers and ranchers have dangerous jobs, but with escalating health insurance costs, many go without. A look at what happens when tragedy strikes.

WPR News
5:04 am
Fri February 17, 2006

Dick Cheney Speaks with Wyoming Legislature

Cheyenne – Vice President Dick Cheney spoke with the Wyoming Legislature Friday at the Wyoming State Capitol building in Cheyenne.

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WPR News
11:35 am
Thu February 16, 2006

New DCI Head Named

Evanston, WY – The next director of the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation was announced Thursday. He is Uinta County Sheriff Forrest Bright. Uinta County voters elected Bright as sheriff in 1991. He has a total of 30 years of law enforcement experience, including 15 years with the Evanston Police Department. He takes over as DCI Director March 13th, replacing Kurt Dobbs, who is retiring after three years as D-C-I chief.

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WPR News
11:34 am
Thu February 16, 2006

Food Sales Tax Relief Moves Forward

Cheyenne, WY – Wyomingites looking for some tax relief got some good news Thursday. The state House approved a bill to remove the sales tax on food. But, a bill to reduce the total state sales tax from four to three percent died. Representative Ann Robinson is sponsoring the measure to get rid of tax on food. She says it would save a family of four between 400 and 500 dollars a year. Robinson says legislators are sitting at every dinner-table in Wyoming, taking a bite out of every family's food. She says it's not because they're hungry, but because they can.

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