7:28 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

The discussion over a Wind Energy Tax.

Wyoming – Next Tuesday in Mills a legislative committee will once again discuss how wind energy will be taxed in Wyoming. When they last met the committee kicked around the idea of a type of flat tax. State Senator John Schiffer is the chairman of the Senate Revenue committee. He speaks with Bob Beck.

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7:27 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

The number of military veterans attending the University of Wyoming has jumped.

Wyoming – The number of military veterans attending the University of Wyoming has jumped in the last few years. This comes after the federal government made more money available for vets through the G-I Bill. The Wyoming legislature followed suit and on top of that hundreds of National Guard soldiers returned to Wyoming last year after serving in Iraq and Kuwait. Renny MacKay reports that U-W is trying to ease the transition from the battlefield to the classroom.

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7:25 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

University of Wyoming Historian Phil Roberts discusses Wyoming street names.

Wyoming – University of Wyoming historian Phil Roberts-- tells us what's in a street name.

1:49 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

The much improved University of Wyoming football team prepares for what could be a challenging season.

Wyoming – Last year , the Wyoming Cowboys entered the football season with a lot of question marks. As feared they struggled to start the year. But the team rallied and finished the season with a bowl win over Fresno State. That win did wonders for the Cowboys who enter this season much more confident. Whether that confidence pans out remains to be seen. Bob Beck has the story.

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WPR News
8:57 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

The EPA Comes To Pavillion

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WPR News
8:56 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Federal Health Care In Wyoming

Laramie, WY – Wyoming hospitals are still trying to figure out how the new federal health care law will impact them and a lack of information is a major concern. U-S Representative Cynthia Lummis is visiting numerous hospitals in the state this week. She says the people at the hospitals have a lot of questions ranging from how changes to reimbursement rules might affect them, to the impacts of a variety of mandates in the bill. Lummis says one example is an issue that was raised at a health care facility in Wyoming staffed by six people

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WPR News
7:16 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Alcova cabin owners propose federal buyout

8/26/10 – A group of cabin owners at Alcova Reservoir is proposing to buy the federal land beneath their properties.

The cabin owners want to buy 66 acres with 100 cabin lots.

The sale would raise between 6-million and 7-million for a trust fund, and one local cabin owner says interest on the fund could be used to for needs and improvements around Natrona County.

If purchased, the land would be subject to county zoning regulations.

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