WPR News
8:16 am
Tue July 6, 2010

UW paid 86-thousand dollars on Ayers lawsuit

Laramie, Wy – The University of Wyoming spent more than 86-thousand dollars on a federal lawsuit brought by Bill Ayers and a student. The university's newly released spending total includes the $50,000 the university paid to settle the lawsuit.
Ayers and student Meghan Lanker sued the university in April in U.S. District Court. They contended that the university was preventing Ayers from speaking on campus and had violated their rights to free speech and assembly.

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5:53 pm
Mon July 5, 2010

Business Incubator grows companies

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8:47 am
Mon July 5, 2010

Laramie construction projects wrap-up

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8:24 am
Mon July 5, 2010

Grasshopper spraying underway in Campbell County

Laramie, WY – Lately, weather conditions in much of the state have been ideal for grasshoppers. And officials were already predicting grasshopper outbreak this summer.
In response low-flying airplanes have sprayed pesticides over more than 1.4 million acres of Campbell County.
The assistant weed and pest supervisor in Campbell County says it's a bit soon yet to tell if the aerial spraying is working.
But he says some ranchers say they're seeing fewer grasshoppers than before the spraying.

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WPR News
7:38 pm
Fri July 2, 2010

Rawlins police trial begins

Casper, Wy – The trial of a former Rawlins policeman accused of having sexual encounters with teens has begun in Casper. Opening arguments in the case against Adam Meacham came Friday,
a day after a jury of nine women and five men were seated. Meacham has pleaded not guilty to eight felony charges. Prosecutors say Meacham had sex with a 15-year-old girl and a
series of sexual encounters in 1996 with another teen who was participating in a police ride-along program.
One of the alleged victims allegedly suffered from dissociative

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WPR News
7:36 pm
Fri July 2, 2010

Governor candidates will support Sage Grouse Protection plan

Cheyenne, Wy – All the major candidates running for governor of Wyoming say they support the state's strategy to protect key sage grouse habitat and would continue the effort if
elected.
The four main Republicans and two main Democrats competing in
the August primary say state restrictions on development in grouse
"core population areas" is an effective plan.
Gov. Dave Freudenthal issued an executive order in 2008 to
enforce the restrictions. The order would stay in place unless the
next governor rescinds or alters it.

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7:28 pm
Fri July 2, 2010

Glendo will suffer this weekend.

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