7:22 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Brucellosis Impacts on Livestock and Game

Brucellosis in Wyoming

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7:21 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

The State of Manufacturing in Wyoming

Manufacturing

Wyoming – Whenever Wyoming Economic Development officials talk about diversifying the economy, the topic of developing manufacturing jobs always comes up. Though the state is famous for exporting things such as coal and gas, Wyoming has virtually no reputation for making things. Bob Beck reports.

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7:20 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Election Results Arrive From Wind River

LARAMIE, wyo – The Northern Arapaho tribal elections are held every two years, to elect new members to three different councils. The Business Council, which saw four of its six members replaced this election, is responsible for the tribe's financial matters. The Economic Development Commission oversees tribal development, and the Tribal Committee is in charge of social events like powwows, teen dances and in some cases, ceremonies. Those two councils saw only one member each replaced by a new candidate.

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8:51 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

Judge Sides With Wyoming Over Wolves

LARAMIE, wyo – A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was "arbitrary and capricious" in its rejection of Wyoming's proposed wolf management plan.

Under that plan, gray wolves would have trophy game status in the northwest corner of the state, and predator status elsewhere. Predator status would have allowed them to be shot on sight.

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8:45 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

Wyoming Smokes Out

LARAMIE, wyo – Today is the Great American Smokeout. It's the American Cancer society's longstanding effort to try and get smokers to give up smoking for 24 hours and make a plan to stop entirely. The tobacco cessation coordinator for Wyoming is Kathi Wilson. She says the state offers counseling and other services in an effort to get people to quit smoking But Wilson adds that it is harder to go cold turkey than it used to

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8:43 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

Man sentenced to life for Cheyenne party shooting

CHEYENNE, wyo – A man convicted of shooting and killing a man at a party will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Thirty-year-old Charles E. Jones was sentenced to life in prison without parole in Cheyenne yesterday.

Jones apologized to the family of 21-year-old Adonis Whitehead, the man he killed, in the courtroom.

Jones was accused of killing Whitehead at a party last July and taking money he had won in an insurance settlement.

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8:42 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

Laramie gives tentative OK to tough DUI law

CHEYENNE, wyo – The Laramie City Council has given preliminary approval to penalties for drunken drivers that are tougher than state law.

The measure was unanimously approved Tuesday. It would impose a mandatory seven-day jail sentence and a minimum $200 dollar fine on drivers arrested with a high blood alcohol content of point-1-5 or above. A repeat offender would have to serve 30 days in jail and pay a maximum fine of $750 dollars.

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8:45 am
Thu November 18, 2010

President picks Joe Moore to be Wyoming's U-S Marshall

Washington D-C – President Obama has nominated Wyoming Director of Homeland Security Joe Moore to serve as U.S. Marshal for the state.
Obama announced several marshal appointments on Wednesday,
including that of Moore for Wyoming. The U.S. Senate will consider
the nominations.
Obama says Moore and the others he nominated are all dedicated
public servants.
Moore is a retired FBI agent and has served as state Homeland
Security director since 2003.

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8:25 am
Thu November 18, 2010

Jackson residents among the most philanthropic

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