WPR News
6:26 pm
Fri June 19, 2009

Crwth. C-R-W-T-H. Crwth.

Cheyenne, WY – The National AARP Spelling Bee gets underway in Cheyenne Saturday. Spellers age 50 and older from across the country will compete. Dave Lerner is the pronouncer for the contest. Lerner has been practicing how to say some of the obscure words he will ask the contestants: "My favorite word of last year was CRWTH, a type of musical instrument similar to lyre. And I liked it because it had no vowels in it."

The event will be held at the Little America Hotel and Resort.

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9:25 pm
Thu June 18, 2009

Lawmakers seem to favor budget cuts and look to the future

Cheyenne, Wy –
At a hearing concerning state budget reductions, the legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee was told that the budget needed to be reduced and there is no guarantee that energy revenues will return to recent levels. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck has more.

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9:17 pm
Thu June 18, 2009

Provost says that Athletics suffered a big cut

Laramie, Wy –

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9:13 pm
Thu June 18, 2009

Wyoming wants stimulus money to go for Juvenile issues

Cheyenne, Wy – Federal economic stimulus funding could be used to help build juvenile detention facilities in Wyoming, including a juvenile jail in Casper. Gov. Dave Freudenthal is seeking $15 million in stimulus funding to spend on juvenile facilities.
The money would help replace a much-criticized Casper juvenile
detention center. It would also help Wyoming set up short-term
holding facilities for juvenile arrestees that would substitute for
jails.
Meanwhile, Volunteers of America in Sheridan is watching what's

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WPR News
9:08 pm
Wed June 17, 2009

Enzi is critical of health care bill

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9:06 pm
Wed June 17, 2009

Freudenthal demands forest stimulus money

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9:04 pm
Wed June 17, 2009

Equality State Policy Center proposes tax hikes.

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8:57 pm
Wed June 17, 2009

Real ID change should not impact Wyoming

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9:02 pm
Tue June 16, 2009

Wyoming hopeful about renewable energy offices

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