7:24 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Education in Wyoming has received a lot of additional money

Wyoming – Education in Wyoming has received a lot of additional money. Kristin Espeland reports that it remains to be seen whether more high school seniors will go on to College.

7:23 am
Fri April 7, 2006

The Wyoming public dismisses date rape

Wyoming – The Wyoming public dismisses date rape. Bob Beck reports that this is especially the case in some of the state's smaller towns.

7:21 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Rock Springs is facing serious impacts from Energy development.

Rock Springs, Wy – Aaron Alpern Reports that Rock Springs is facing serious impacts from Energy development.

7:20 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Chad Pergram gives us a day in the life glimpse of Senator Craig Thomas.

Capital Hill – Chad Pergram gives us a day in the life glimpse of Senator Craig Thomas.

7:19 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Kristin Espeland interviews Poet Laureate Ted Kooser

Wyoming – Kristin Espeland interviews Poet Laureate Ted Kooser

7:18 am
Fri April 7, 2006

A look at the end of winter

Jackson, Wy – On a snowy day in Jackson we asked people what they are going to miss about winter when it is finally gone.

WPR News
6:42 am
Fri April 7, 2006

State Has $120,000 Available for Entrepreneurs

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Laramie, Wy – Though it sounds like a T-V ad there is free money available to inventors and entrepreneurs in Wyoming. The Business Council is administering a program that gets people with innovative ideas in touch with funding for their ideas. Gene Watson runs this program. He says they are looking for people with a plan on how to develop their idea.

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WPR News
6:29 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Convicted Killer's Life Spared

Laramie, Wy – A jury in Thermopolis decided Friday that a man found guilty for killing his 22-month-old daughter should serve life in prison without parole. They could have imposed the death sentence on Andrew Yellowbear Junior.
Prosecutors said his daughter died from prolonged physical abuse by Yellowbear.
Yellowbear's attorney says his past was marred by a history of family problems, including alcoholic parents and their eventual deaths.

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WPR News
6:25 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Storm Hammers SE Wyoming Friday Morning

Laramie, Wy – Wind-driven snow closed Interstate 80, schools and government offices in southeast Wyoming Friday.
While only a few inches of snow fell in Cheyenne, the heavy, wet snow hit around dawn and was accompanied by winds gusting over 40 miles an hour, forcing schools to call off classes. City, county and state offices also were closed in the morning.
I-80 shut down early today but reopened by midmorning when the
snow and wind let up.

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WPR News
6:20 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Senator Enzi Leaving for Overseas Trip

Laramie, Wy – Congress is about to start a two week recess and Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi is spending the time doing a world tour. He's headed to India, Europe and the Middle East to learn about foreign education systems.
Enzi is the Republican chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. He is making the trip with fellow committee members and the Secretary of Education.

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