WPR News
8:24 pm
Mon July 27, 2009

Governor says stimulus money certainly helps

Cheyenne, Wy –

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6:21 pm
Fri July 24, 2009

Stimulus money coming for Wyoming forests

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7:16 pm
Thu July 23, 2009

Group fights on for geology museum

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WPR News
6:41 pm
Wed July 22, 2009

Wyo. unemployment continues to rise

Laramie, WY – Unemployment in Wyoming continues to rise. In June, the state's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 5.9%, up almost a full percentage point from May. David Bullard with the state Department of Employment says this is the highest Wyoming unemployment rate since 1992. It wasn't the only statistic that jumped out: "We continue to see job losses; our job growth rate fell to a -2.6%, which is the lowest it's been since 1987."

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WPR News
6:40 pm
Wed July 22, 2009

Minimum wage increase should not affect Wyo. businesses

Laramie, WY – This week the federal minimum wage increases by 70 cents, to seven dollars and 25 cents an hour.

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WPR News
6:38 pm
Wed July 22, 2009

Fire season late but on its way

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6:37 pm
Wed July 22, 2009

Lawmaker proposes making coroner records public

Cheyenne, WY – The federal government's refusal to release any information on what killed three teenage girls found dead on the Wind River Indian Reservation last year is driving a
Wyoming state senator to propose changing state law to make county coroner records more open.

Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, has drafted legislation that would specify that all coroner records would be open for public review unless they're specified to be privileged or confidential by law.

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