WPR News
9:23 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Federal Officials Listen to Complaints

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WPR News
9:23 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Man Sentenced For DC I Fire

Powell, Wy – The man prosecutors say masterminded the
burning of a state Division of Criminal Investigation office has
been convicted of aiding and abetting arson.
The case goes back to August 27th, 2005, when a fire was set at
the D-C-I office in Powell.
Kevin Callen Senior was arrested about four months later.
Prosecutors said he had encouraged two local teenagers to set the
fire in order to destroy evidence in a drug case against him.
One of the teens, Levi Sherley, testified against Callen at

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WPR News
9:23 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Man Sentenced For DC I Fire

Powell, Wy – The man prosecutors say masterminded the
burning of a state Division of Criminal Investigation office has
been convicted of aiding and abetting arson.
The case goes back to August 27th, 2005, when a fire was set at
the D-C-I office in Powell.
Kevin Callen Senior was arrested about four months later.
Prosecutors said he had encouraged two local teenagers to set the
fire in order to destroy evidence in a drug case against him.
One of the teens, Levi Sherley, testified against Callen at

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WPR News
10:27 am
Tue September 19, 2006

House Committee Hears Debate on Jumping Mouse

WPR News
8:53 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Grand Teton Transportation Plan Unveiled

Jackson, Wy – About 42 miles of new bike and pedestrian
pathways would be built as part of a new 45 (M) million dollar plan
the National Park Service devised to improve transportation in
Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming.
After considering thousands of public comments on four initial
proposals, the Park Service released a plan today (Tuesday) that
includes pathways to make the park more accessible and safer for
cyclists and pedestrians.
The new plan also includes realigning sections of park roadway

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WPR News
8:51 am
Tue September 19, 2006

State Child Care Is Safer

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Cheyenne, Wy – Children who are under state care are safer. That is the conclusion of a report by a group called the Wyoming Citizen Review panel. But the same report says the state needs to make sure the long term needs of children are taken care of. Department of Family Services Director Roger McDaniel says that is his next priority. The report also says the state needs to do better at protecting a child's cultural heritage and that those who have been removed from their home still have access to their families.

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WPR News
8:22 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Auditor's Race Ramps Up

Cheyenne, WY – The two candidates for state auditor are ramping up their campaigns this week.

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WPR News
10:04 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Land Owners and Industry Execs Clash Over Eminent Domain

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WPR News
7:18 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Veterans Don't Want to be Part of Political Debate

Laramie, Wy – Some Wyoming veterans say they're NOT
happy about recent sparring in the gubernatorial race over veterans' issues.
Last week, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ray Hunkins said he wanted to add new offices and staff around the state to better serve veterans' needs. He also wants to separate the Wyoming
Veterans Commission from the state Military Department, and says he'll oppose a bill that makes the director of the veterans commission an at-will employee who could be hired or fired at the discretion of the governor.

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WPR News
7:15 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Nude Paintings Cause Controversy at Community College

Laramie, Wy – Western Wyoming Community College's trustees are questioning whether to allow the expansion of a campus art exhibit because two of the new pieces contain nudity.
The exhibit in the archaeology hallway already houses five paintings, each showing images of famous cave art. Painter Darryl Newton would like to add seven more.

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