WPR News
7:23 am
Mon March 5, 2007

UW Scores Staff Raises, Supercomputer Funding

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WPR News
7:17 am
Mon March 5, 2007

McBride Makes No Child Recommendations

Laramie, Wy – The top educator in Wyoming sent off his recommendations for how to improve the federal No Child Left Behind Law today. Congress is getting ready to rework the law and State Superintendent Jim McBride came up with several proposed improvements. One idea he has is to change the student tests. McBride says he wants an exam that measures the growth of a child, rather than if they meet a definition of proficient. He says the current way of doing things is one size fits all.
McBride would also like it if the law was more flexible when dealing with small schools.

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WPR News
8:47 am
Fri March 2, 2007

WY Home Appreciation Leads the Nation

WPR News
7:25 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Lawmakers to Consider Tightening Lobbyist Laws

Laramie, Wy – A legislative interim committee may review
proposed changes in the state's lobbyist disclosure laws this year.
The Joint Interim Committee on Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions has included the lobbyist disclosure review into interim work.
The committee will review information from the League of Women
Voters and the Equality State Policy Center which requested the lobbyist disclosure study.

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7:10 am
Fri March 2, 2007

The D-M & E Railroad

Wyoming – The D-M & E Railroad will still move forward despite being denied a loan.

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.

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