WPR News
3:17 pm
Mon September 12, 2005

McBride Sworn In As State Superintendent

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WPR News
3:03 pm
Mon September 12, 2005

Environmental Group Could Sue Parks Over ORVs

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11:27 am
Mon September 12, 2005

Monday, September 12th, 2005

Monday, September 12th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Wyoming's Consumer Advocate Bryce Freeman about electricity and what natural gas prices could be this winter.

Topic: Aaron Alpern speak with Peter Wool with the Powder River Preservation Association about the Powder River Reservoir Corporation dam project.

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11:14 am
Fri September 9, 2005

Friday, September 9th, 2005

Friday, September 9th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with UW Political Scientist, Steve Van Winkle about the nomination of John Roberts to the Supreme Court.

Topic: Weekly Reporter's Roundtable

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WPR News
8:57 pm
Thu September 8, 2005

Lack Of Fire Fighters Possible

Laramie, Wy –

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WPR News
8:55 pm
Thu September 8, 2005

Counties Need Contracts For Fire

Laramie, Wy –
The days of handshake deals between County Government and some firefighters is over. Because of a recent ruling by the Wyoming Attorney General, counties cannot fund county fire departments that are not part of Government. Fire Districts are part of a county, but many volunteer fire departments in remote areas don't have the tax base to form such a district. Albany County Attorney Richard Bohling says developing a contract between the county and firefighters gets around the problem.

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WPR News
8:53 pm
Thu September 8, 2005

Enzi Hearing To Find Solutions

Washington D-C – A Wyoming labor expert traveled to Washington to help Congress determine how best to prepare for the next big natural disaster, in the wake of the federal response to Hurricane Katrina.
Wyoming Senator Michael Enzi, chairman of the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensons Committee, outlined the challenges ahead in meeting the needs of evacuees by saying they want to be able to help victims support their families.
Enzi summoned more than 20 experts in the fields of health, education, and labor for a roundtable, to gather facts and ideas.

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1:29 pm
Thu September 8, 2005

Thursday, September 8th, 2005

Thursday, September 8th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Aaron Alpern reports on honoring wildlife researchers Tom Thorne and Beth Williams from the Wyoming Game and Fish.

Topic: Renny Mackay speaks with the new Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride.

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Wyoming Features
10:43 am
Thu September 8, 2005

Game and Fish Renames Research Facility

Game and Fish Renames Research Facility

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WPR News
9:05 pm
Wed September 7, 2005

Corrections Department Finally Releases Document

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Rawlins, Wy – The state Department of Correction has
released information detailing inmate-on-inmate assaults at the
Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins.
The reports show 128 incidents of inmate assaults investigated
at the prison from October 2003 to June 2005. But only six were
determined to be assaults planned beforehand and two involved
home-made weapons.
Many of the incidents involved accidental injury during
recreation between inmates and others were spontaneous fights.

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