Asia
8:20 am
Thu July 28, 2011

How Bin Laden's Death Has Affected Al-Qaida

Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst. His writing has appeared in The New York Times and Foreign Affairs, among others. The Longest War is his third book.
Scott Wallace

Is al-Qaida planning an attack to coincide with the tenth anniversary of September 11?

"Of course they'd like to," says national security analyst Peter Bergen. "And some of the materials recovered in the [Osama] bin Laden compound indicate a desire to do something. But a desire to do something is quite different than actual implementation. I think that this is a group that that has not only suffered the loss of its leader, but was already in very bad shape before that happened."

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WPR News
8:59 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

Buffalo Pipeline rupture being investiagted

Gillette, WY – The company that owns a Wyoming gas pipeline that ruptured last week believes something hit the pipeline.

The 30-inch-wide Bison Pipeline ruptured 20 miles northwest of Gillette on July 20. It's owned by Calgary-based TransCanada Corp

Company spokesman James Millar says an initial assessment shows evidence of "mechanical damage" and that something hit the pipeline.

Officials are continuing to investigate.

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WPR News
8:47 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

Ruby Natural Gas Pipeline opens

Opal, WY – Beginning at the Opal hub in Wyoming and ending Malin, Oregon, El Paso Corp's Ruby natural gas pipeline began service today, and is the first line to bring Wyoming gas to the West Coast, where it can then be distributed in California.

The governor's Energy Advisor Rob Hurless says Wyoming had limited earning capacity before because existing pipelines could only move so much natural gas. He says with Ruby, nearly 1.5 billion cubic feet could be moved per day.

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WPR News
8:43 pm
Wed July 27, 2011

Lummis leans in support of Boehner plan

Washington, DC – U.S. House Speaker John Boehner has been working to line up enough Republicans to say sign off on his plan to cut spending and raise the federal debt limit.

Today, Wyoming U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis says she was beginning to lean "yes" on Boehner's proposal.

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WPR News
8:21 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Barrasso says he favors Boehner's debt plan

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WPR News
8:15 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Groups want to thwart BLM horse plans

Rock Springs, WY – Two environmental groups want a federal judge in Washington, D.C., to block the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from proceeding with a plan to round up and castrate
hundreds of wild stallions in southwestern Wyoming. The Western Watersheds Project and American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign filed a federal lawsuit Monday.

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WPR News
8:39 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Tribes to get information to fight crime

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WPR News
8:38 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Wyoming's housing market sees improvement

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