WPR News
10:41 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Freudenthal defends state stance On Wolves

LARAMIE, wyo – As he leaves office, Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal continues to defend the way the state has fought the federal government over wolf management. The feds have said that the state could take over wolf management if wolves were treated as trophy game throughout the state. The governor says he will leave office believing that federal officials have no right to tell Wyoming how to manage wolves .

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WPR News
12:38 pm
Sat November 20, 2010

Thanksgiving Traffic To Increase

LARAMIE, wyo – Travel and auto group Triple-A (AAA) says approximately 42 million people will hit the roads for Thanksgiving. That's an increase of over 11-percent from last year - but it's still below 2007 levels. Triple A spokeswoman Denice Harris says the numbers reflect the economic recovery.

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7:36 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Brian Leung's New Book "Take Me Home"

Brian Leung?s New Book ?Take Me Home?

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7:32 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

An Interview with Rebecca Nelson

An interview with Rebecca Nelson

Wyoming – One of the women prisoners in Lusk tells Wyoming Public Radio her story.

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7:29 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

An Inside Look at Falconry

Falconry

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7:26 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Interview with Governor Dave Freudenthal

Interview with Governor Dave Freudenthal

Wyoming – Governor Dave Freudenthal is wrapping up his final month in office. The governor joins us to talk about some events of the week, among other issues.

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7:26 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Interview with Senator John Barrasso

Interview with Senator John Barrasso

Washington DC – He's only been in the US Senate since 2007, but Republican John Barrasso is quickly rising in visibility and within party ranks. As Manuel Quinones reports from Capitol Hill, experts say his rising political tide could lift Wyoming's boat as well.

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7:25 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Wyoming – Wyoming continues to do battle with sexually transmitted diseases or STD's. Recently the state has seen an uptick in its STD numbers. Canyon Hardesty of the Wyoming department of health oversees the STD and communicable disease program. She joins us to explain that the most recent numbers show that Wyoming is following some national trends.

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7:24 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

An Interview with Rebecca Nelson

Wyoming – One of the women prisoners in Lusk tells Wyoming Public Radio her story.

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7:23 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

A Poor Grade for Wyoming's Women's Prison?

Women in Prison

Wyoming – The Wyoming Women's Prison was recently given a failing grade for its handling of pregnant women and mothers. The grade came from a report authored by the National Women's Law Center and the Rebecca Project for Human Rights in Washington D.C. Wyoming Public Radio's Tristan Ahtone spent a day at the Wyoming Women's Center in Lusk, the only women's prison in the state.

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