WPR News
12:24 pm
Mon October 10, 2005

Climate Change Could Hurt WY Air Quality

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WPR News
12:19 pm
Mon October 10, 2005

Wal-Mart Breaks Ground on Cheyenne Distribution Center

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11:43 am
Mon October 10, 2005

Monday, October 10th, 2005

Monday, October 10th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic:Bob Beck speaks with Steve Futrney, Chairman of the Wyoming public Service Commission about the rise of natural gas and utility prices across the state.

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Shane Smith with the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens about gardening and preparing for winter

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11:22 am
Fri October 7, 2005

Friday, October 7th, 2005

Friday, October 7th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Aaron Alpern speaks with State Forester Bill Crapser about the close of the fire season and the outlook for next summer.

Topic: Weekly Reporter's Roundtable.

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WPR News
8:52 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

A Major Wyoming Pipeline Is On The Way

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Laramie, Wy – The Wyoming Pipeline Authority will be using its billion dollar bonding authority to build a major natural gas pipeline into eastern Ohio. Two gas companies are negotiating with the authority according to Director Bryan Hassler who adds that it is the most massive pipeline project in the last 50 years. He says it will open up a Midwestern market in dire need of new sources of natural gas. Hassler says the three billion dollar project should open up many Midwestern markets to Wyoming gas producers.

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WPR News
6:33 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

New State Supe Saves More Money

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Laramie, Wy – A change by the new head of education in Wyoming may have saved the state more than 350 thousand dollars. Doctor Jim McBride reorganized the Riverton office of the Department of Ed, moving several employees to Cheyenne and Laramie. He also eliminated some positions. McBride says 19 people are staying in Riverton, which will be the headquarters of the special education unit, something he says is good for the state.

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1:56 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

Thursday, October 6th, 2005

Thursday, October 6th, 2005

Wyoming – Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Jeffrey Dvorkin, NPR Ombudsman about NPR's role and viewpoints on a number of issues.
Topic: Kristin Espeland speaks with BLM spokesperson Steven Hall about how development may pollute air quality or lower visibility.

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WPR News
12:30 pm
Thu October 6, 2005

GAO Finds Native Americans Lack Access to Health Care

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WPR News
9:10 pm
Wed October 5, 2005

Pharmacy Proposal Defeated

Laramie, Wy – A proposal that would regulate a situation where pharmacists refuse to fill prescriptions based on personal objections was defeated by the Wyoming Board of Pharmacy. Board Director Jim Carder says opposition to the plan was overwhelming despite the fact that the board was attempting to actually put rules into place that would allow the board to take action if such a situation occurred. Many feared that the board was actually opening the door for pharmacists to refuse certain prescriptions causing hardships.

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WPR News
9:07 pm
Wed October 5, 2005

Officials Say Hathaway Will Be Missed

Laramie, Wy – People continue to remember former Governor Stan Hathaway as a mentor, a formidable politician and someone who was involved in landmark legislation. From Environmental laws to the Permanent Mineral Trust fund Hathaway was involved in several changes in the way the state did business. Historian Phil Roberts says Hathaway was a very hands-on Governor. Longtime Casper Star Tribune Capital Reporter Joan Barron remembers Hathaway as someone who fought hard to get his legislation passed.

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