WPR News
8:11 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Wyo. meth program helping combat problem

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11:39 am
Mon September 27, 2010

State revenue is higher than expected.

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WPR News
11:34 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Fremont county wants help with grasshoppers

Lander, Wy – Officials from the Fremont County Weed and Pest District have delivered a request to the governor and the U-S Department of Agriculture seeking a disaster declaration. The declaration comes after widespread grasshopper devastation across the county this summer. There have been grasshopper outbreaks in parts of Wyoming this year, but what makes Fremont County's situation different is the grasshoppers are in croplands, as opposed to rangeland, and there are multiple species hatching.

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WPR News
7:01 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Laramie house candidate faces eligibility questions

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Laramie, WY – State Rep. Seth Carson is challenging whether Republican opponent Matt Greene has lived in House District 45 long enough to be eligible to run.
Greene is a 33-year-old major in the Wyoming National Guard who
returned in June from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.
State law requires candidates to live in their districts for the

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WPR News
6:56 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Wyoming joins other states in gay marriage opposition brief

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Cheyenne, Wy – Wyoming and nine other states have filed a gay marriage opposition brief to a federal appeals court in California.
The amicus brief sent Friday to the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of
Appeals says that the Constitution does not require marriage to
include same-sex couples. It also says that states, not federal
courts, have final say in whether to allow same-sex marriages.
A federal judge ruled last month that that California's
Proposition 8, a voter-passed ban on same-sex marriage, was

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Wyoming Features
7:33 pm
Sat September 25, 2010

In Pavillion, water problems and what's next

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WPR News
8:22 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Wyoming Plays Air Force

LARAMIE, wyo – If the Wyoming Cowboys are going to win Saturday they will need to find a way to stop Air Force Quarterback Tim Jefferson. Jefferson has been tremendous this year scoring four touchdowns and throwing for three more. He is a big reason Air Force is much improved this season. Wyoming Coach Dave Christensen says Jefferson has been a handful.

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WPR News
8:16 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Motorcycle Fatalities Rise This Year

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LARAMIE, wyo – Motorcycle fatalities are up significantly this year in Wyoming. Twenty-three riders have died this year, nearly doubling the numbers from last year. Alcohol use and excessive speed are suspected to be causes for many of the deaths. Dave Kingham is the Spokesperson for the Wyoming Department of Transportation. He says there's been an increase in motorcycle riders in the state over the last few years.

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WPR News
8:14 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Boost Til Nine Safety Campaign Continues In Wyoming

LARAMIE, wyo – The Wyoming Safe Kids Coordinator says the state has been at the forefront of vehicular child safety laws nationwide, but Diane Guerttman also says that there are still many people that don't know that children need to use proper seats until they are nine years old. This led to the new Boost Til Nine Campaign. Guerttman says it will help inform parents about proper booster seat use.

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WPR News
8:12 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Wyoming treasurer: Write off overpayment to cities

CHEYENNE, wyo – Wyoming State Treasurer Joe Meyer wants the state to write off a $2.5 million dollar overpayment it made to several cities and counties in 1994.

Meyer said he will ask lawmakers to sponsor legislation that would erase the debt.

Officials have said the state overpaid local governments from severance tax revenue because of a state accounting error. It was discovered by an audit.

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