7:07 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Corrections Director Bob Lampert

Wyoming – Corrections Director Bob Lampert discusses projections that suggest prison numbers will continue to grow.

7:06 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Meth Bills

Wyoming – Legislators approve several Meth Bills this session.

7:03 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Open Container Law

Wyoming – Wyoming finally passes an Open Container Law. MAAD officials say it will save lives.

7:01 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Bills toughening sex laws

Wyoming – Legislators passed a stack of bills toughening sex laws.

6:58 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Increase of women legislators

Wyoming – Wyoming saw an increase of women legislators, but some say more needs to be done to attract women politicians.

6:52 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Reporters Roundtable

Wyoming – Reporters discuss the last week of the legislative session.

6:50 am
Fri March 2, 2007

The Alpinist Film Festival

Jackson, WY – The Alpinist Film Festival Kicks off in Jackson.

WPR News
6:46 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Gov. Signs Wolf Bill Now Work Starts

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Laramie, Wy – Governor Dave Freudenthal Friday
signed into law a wolf management bill.
The act gives Freudenthal authority to negotiate with the federal government the boundaries of a permanent wolf management area in the northwestern corner of the state.
Freudenthal and legislative leaders say they're hopeful the state can negotiate a settlement to ongoing litigation with the federal government over wolf management. But they also say they're prepared to continue to litigate if necessary.

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6:44 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Jalan Crossland

Wyoming – Jalan Crossland releases a new album.

WPR News
6:44 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Mixed Grades for Wyoming Education

Laramie, Wy – Wyoming students earned high marks from a national report card, but the state's curriculum standards drew a failing grade from the U-S Chamber of Commerce report.
The chamber report grades states and the District of Columbia in nine areas and ways to improve.
Wyoming got an "A" in academic performance of its low-income and minority students compared with the rest of the country. It ranks at the top in this category.
The Cowboy State also earned a "B" in student performance.

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