7:32 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Reporters Roundtable

Wyoming – Wyoming reporters discuss a series of unusual criminal cases.

7:31 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Are people safe in Wyoming?

Wyoming – People in the state have thoughts about what makes them feel unsafe in Wyoming.

7:24 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Churches Fight Violence

Wyoming – The Wyoming Association of Churches has made combating violence one of their top priorities for the year.


7:23 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Pronghorn vs. Development

Green River Basin, WY – We accompany a biologist tracking the health of Pronghorn Antelope in the Upper Green River Basin.

7:23 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Wyoming's Wage gap

Wyoming – The Equality State ranks last in the nation in terms of the Gap between Women's and Men's wages. The State Treasurer is trying to do something about the issue.

7:22 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Homeland Security Funding

Wyoming – Federal officials are trying to cut back on the amount of money Wyoming receives from the Department of Homeland Security. But Wyoming officials think that is unfair.

WPR News
6:28 am
Fri January 27, 2006

PSC Approves Sale

Cheyenne, Wy –
Mid American Energy Holdings Company has taken a major step forward towards acquiring PacificCorp. State Regulators think the move could help improve Wyoming's energy industry something Consumer Advocate Bryce Freeman says is not happening now. The Wyoming Public Service Commission gave unanimous support to the deal. Five other states must still approve the sale.

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WPR News
6:28 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Bust on I-80 Turns Up Illegal Aliens

Laramie, Wy – Authorities apprehended 16 illegal aliens
from Mexico this week during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in southeastern Wyoming.
The arrests were made Tuesday after a state trooper stopped a van for speeding about 15 miles east of Cheyenne.
The U-S Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says smuggling charges were being pursued against two people who took turns driving the van, which was headed to Florida.
Twelve of the 14 passengers were being sent back to Mexico, while two remained behind as witnesses.

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WPR News
5:21 am
Fri January 27, 2006

NRA Backs Deadly Force Bill

Laramie, Wy – Wyoming is among a dozen states where the
National Rifle Association is lobbying to make it easier for people to defend themselves with deadly force.
The NRA is backing bills in a dozen states to specify people have no duty to retreat from an attacker before using deadly force. Twenty-five states already have such laws on their books.

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WPR News
5:20 am
Fri January 27, 2006

Wyoming Regulators Approve Purchase of PacifiCorp

Laramie, Wy – Wyoming became the first state to endorse
the nine-point-four billion purchase of PacifiCorp by MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company.
The purchase which was approved unanimously by the state Public
Service Commission Thursday. It still needs the approval of regulators in five other states in which PacifiCorp operates.

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