Afton, Wy – Maverik says the people who decided to fire an HIV-positive worker at one of its stores didn't know about his condition. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against Maverik Inc. in Wyoming federal court last month. It says the convenience store chain fired bakery clerk Randy Ramos from its store in Afton because he was HIV positive. The firing came 13 days after his HIV status was revealed to the company in letter from the Wyoming Workers' Safety and Compensation Division.
Laramie, WY – Groups interested in monitoring the effects of oil and gas development are figuring out how to make use of the state's new disclosure rules for the fracking process. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick has more.
Wyoming – Wyoming Public Radio and the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming held two debates on Tuesday Oct. 12 at the University of Wyoming. The first debate was between candidates for the office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. The second debate was among the candidates for Governor of Wyoming. The moderator for both sessions was WPR News Director Bob Beck.