WPR News
9:43 am
Sat October 21, 2006

Cowboys Win The Bronze Boot

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Laramie, Wy – The Bronze Boot is going to stay in
Laramie.
After a near stalemate in the first half, the Wyoming Cowboys
dominated the second half in beating Colorado State 24-to-nothing
this afternoon (Saturday).
That's the first time Wyoming has shut out C-S-U since 1959.
The game featured the two best defenses in the Mountain West
Conference, and for a while it looked like neither team would score
and then the Cowboys took over in the second half.
Wyoming went up ten-to-nothing when freshman Karsten Sween

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WPR News
9:43 am
Sat October 21, 2006

Cowboys Win The Bronze Boot

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Laramie, Wy – The Bronze Boot is going to stay in
Laramie.
After a near stalemate in the first half, the Wyoming Cowboys
dominated the second half in beating Colorado State 24-to-nothing
this afternoon (Saturday).
That's the first time Wyoming has shut out C-S-U since 1959.
The game featured the two best defenses in the Mountain West
Conference, and for a while it looked like neither team would score
and then the Cowboys took over in the second half.
Wyoming went up ten-to-nothing when freshman Karsten Sween

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WPR News
9:41 am
Sat October 21, 2006

Freudenthal Proposes Tax Break

Cheyenne, Wy – Governor Freudenthal is proposing a
one-year property tax holiday.
Freudenthal says his proposal would save homeowners 114 dollars
for every 100-thousand dollars of the value of their home.
The plan coincides with the release of a report that puts
Wyoming's projected surplus for this winter's legislative session
at 813 (M) million dollars. That would be up from 105 (M) million
at the end of this year's session.
State Senator Cale Case says he's in favor of lower taxes but

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WPR News
9:39 am
Sat October 21, 2006

WPR To Broadcast Debates Sunday-Monday

Casper, Wy – Wyoming Public Radio, Wyoming Public
Television and K-TWO-T-V are giving Wyoming voters a chance to see
candidates in the top state races.
Tomorrow (Sunday) is the first of three days of live debates.
Republican Congresswoman Barbara Cubin will meet Democrat Gary
Trauner at seven tomorrow (Sunday) night in a debate carried live
on the state's public broadcasting networks. Senator Craig Thomas
and Dale Groutage will meet earlier in a debate that will be
broadcast after the House debate.

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WPR News
11:35 am
Fri October 20, 2006

Despite Reports, No Ban on Playground Tag

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WPR News
5:37 am
Fri October 20, 2006

Hunkins: Teachers Should be Allowed to Carry Guns

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Laramie, Wy – Add school security to the list of issues on which Democratic Governor Dave Freudenthal and Republican challenger Ray Hunkins disagree.
Hunkins says teachers should be allowed to carry firearms, as long as they're properly trained. The Wheatland attorney says arming teachers would be a good way to make schools safer in the short term, while the Legislature looks at long-term solutions.
Freudenthal disagrees. He says teachers shouldn't have to worry about weapons in schools and should be free to concentrate on teaching.

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WPR News
5:33 am
Fri October 20, 2006

Charges Filed in Stabbing of Punter

Laramie, Wy – A Wheatland native and University of Northern Colorado backup punter is not accused of attempted first degree murder.
Weld County prosecutors filed the formal charge yesterday against 21-year-old Mitchell Cozad. This stems from an alleged stabbing incident of the first string punter on the football team.
Cozad is also charged with second-degree assault.
District attorney's spokeswoman Jennifer Finch says a warrant has been issued for Cozad's arrest, and bail will be set at 500-thousand dollars.

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WPR News
5:28 am
Fri October 20, 2006

Specialty Hospital Coming to Casper

Laramie, Wy – A Chicago-based company plans to break ground on a new specialty hospital in Casper by the end of the year.
That's word from the manager of the business park where this hospital will be built.
Guerttman says National Surgical Hospitals Incorporated plans to begin work in the 45-bed facility by the end of this year, and to have the building completed by mid-2008.

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WPR News
9:19 am
Thu October 19, 2006

Poll: A Majority Favors State Smoking Ban

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