WPR News
8:18 am
Thu March 23, 2006

CBM Water Case Could Set Precedent

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WPR News
8:12 am
Wed March 22, 2006

Crash Kills Two And Closes Interstate

Rawlins, Wyoming – A crash involving six tractor-trailers on
Interstate 80 has killed one person and injured two others.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the crash happened around six
this morning (Wednesday) about eleven miles east of Wamsutter.
The highway's westbound lanes were closed for a time, but
traffic has since resumed along westbound I-80.
The road was icy at the time of the crash and light fog had
reduced visibility to around a quarter-mile. After the first crash,

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WPR News
8:02 am
Wed March 22, 2006

Faculty Senate Reacts To Search

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Laramie, Wyoming – University of Wyoming Trustees will go into a private session Thursday to have a discussion about the two finalists chosen to become the Next President of U-W. Faculty Senate Chairwoman Hannelore Mundt received over 100 comments on the process that she forwarded to the trustees. Among the concerns no women or minorities were on the list questions about why Tom Buchanan is not a finalist among other things and why there are only two finalists.

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WPR News
7:59 am
Wed March 22, 2006

Senator Thomas Visits Iraq, Rejects Timetable

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WPR News
7:58 am
Wed March 22, 2006

Enzi Holds Meth Hearing

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Laramie, Wy – Calling methamphetamine the most addictive drug out there Senator Mike Enzi will hold a public hearing on how Wyoming is handling the problem Thursday (Today) in Casper. Enzi chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee and says they have been discussing the methamphetamine problem for awhile What we've got so far is a lot of information from Urban areas. I wanted to hold a hearing in Wyoming and get together a variety of people to gather information about how it is different in rural areas.

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WPR News
6:42 am
Tue March 21, 2006

Watchdog Group Concerned About Ethics Violation

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WPR News
5:58 am
Tue March 21, 2006

Cowgirls Pursue National Title

laramie, wy – In college basketball, the Cowgirls continue their quest to win the Women's National Invitation Tournament Wednesday night. U-W will take on the University of Nebraska in Laramie. Coach Joe Legerski notes this is only the third time ever that the Cowgirls have played in the N-I-T. The Cowgirls won their first round game on Saturday. That was only their second post season victory ever. Wednesday night's game tips off at seven p-m.

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WPR News
8:39 am
Mon March 20, 2006

First Lady Pushes Drinking Initiative

Cheyenne, Wy – Households across Wyoming with children
between the ages of 8 and 17 will soon receive a letter from
Wyoming first lady Nancy Freudenthal encouraging parents to talk to
their children about not drinking.
The letter will be accompanied by information from an
Anheuser-Busch Companies program called Family Talk About Drinking,
which provides parents advice on how to talk to children about not
drinking. The letter will be sent to more than 15,500 Wyoming
households.

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WPR News
8:37 am
Mon March 20, 2006

Campus Reacts To Presidential Search

Laramie, Wy – Faculty and Staff listserves have been a site for some feedback. The Chairwoman of the Faculty Senate Hannelore Mundt has been collecting her own comments. She says many are disappointed about President Buchanan not making the short list, but several are equally concerned that only two finalists are being considered...when as many as five were supposed to come to Laramie.Mundt says she will make a formal statement later this week.

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WPR News
11:23 am
Fri March 17, 2006

Agro-Terrorism A Potential Threat

Cheyenne, WY – Homeland security officials say Wyoming farmers and ranchers need remain vigilant against the possibility of agro-terrorism. Rick Riesland is the area emergency coordinator for the federal Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Speaking at conference yesterday in Cheyenne, Reisland said he believes Wyoming agriculture is a target. Riesland says the government has found al-Qaida documents stating that it has planned biological attacks on the United States.

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