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9:11 pm
Mon May 4, 2009

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12:38 pm
Mon May 4, 2009

Some University of Wyoming graduates find the job market tight.

Wyoming – A new group of University of Wyoming graduates will enter the workforce, but some are finding the market tighter then they had hoped. Students are also finding more competition for jobs. But experts say that despite the economy, there is hope. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports

12:36 pm
Mon May 4, 2009

Wyoming Mental Health Counselors are facing budget cuts.

Wyoming – Mental health counselors in Wyoming are facing budget cuts. At the same time, more Wyoming people seem to be suffering from anxiety and depression due to the down economy. Rodger McDaniel oversees the mental health division with the Department of Health. He calls the situation a perfect storm. He speaks with Addie Goss.

12:34 pm
Mon May 4, 2009

No Swine Flu in Wyoming.

Wyoming – The Wyoming Department of Health has not yet discovered any cases of swine flu in this state. But in neighboring Utah and Nebraska, health officials have sent samples from "probable" cases to the Centers for Disease Control for confirmation. Colorado also has a confirmed case. Wyoming's state epidemiologist, Tracy Murphy, says it may only be a matter of time before there is Swine Flu in Wyoming.

12:31 pm
Mon May 4, 2009

Geriatric care transitions are the focus of a conference.

Wyoming – One concern in the health care world is the impact on older adults when they are moved around from one health care facility to another. Doctor Eric Coleman is a Geriatric health care expert with the University of Colorado at Denver. He discusses the issue and an upcoming Laramie conference with WPR's Bob Beck.

12:28 pm
Mon May 4, 2009

A look at the science behind clean coal.

Wyoming – Coal has a reputation for being dirty and unsafe. Matt Sepic looks at the science behind clean coal.

12:26 pm
Mon May 4, 2009

Wyoming is front and center in determining whether carbon sequestration will work.

Wyoming – Wyoming and the coal industry have turned to Carbon Sequestration as a possible solution to the pollution that comes from a coal fired power plant. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick reports.

12:24 pm
Mon May 4, 2009

Wyoming tries to reduce workplace fatalities.

Wyoming – Union's, safety officers and state employees are looking at how to fix the problem of Wyoming's high rate of workplace fatalities. It means looking at Alaska as a possible solution. Addie Goss reports.