11:38 am
Thu October 28, 2004

Thursday, October 28, 2004 --

Wyoming –

Topic: Jim Morgan speaks with Sheridan Mayor Jim Wilson about the Sheridan Studying Loop Road Project.

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Bryce Freeman, Wyoming Consumer Advocate.

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Shane Smith from the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens.

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11:05 am
Thu October 28, 2004

State Commission Not Entering Star Valley School Fray

Cheyenne, WY – The state School Facilities Commission will stay out of a local fight on where to build a new school in Lincoln County's Star Valley. The local school district has decided to locate a new elementary school in the town of Etna. But a group of Alpine residents has argued against the decision, saying explosive growth in their end of the valley makes Alpine the ideal location for the school. The school board has countered that Etna makes the most sense because it is centrally located.

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8:58 pm
Wed October 27, 2004

Governor Won't Commit On Caps Measure

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Cheyenne, Wy –

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8:56 pm
Wed October 27, 2004

Green River Recruits Workers

Green River, Wyoming –

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8:54 pm
Wed October 27, 2004

Martin's Cove Lease Signed

Casper, Wy – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints can now operate the Martin's Cove Historical Site for tourism, education and religious observances for the next 25 years.
State Bureau of Land Management director Bob Bennett signed
lease papers yesterday (Tuesday) in Cheyenne covering 933 acres of
public lands surrounding the site in central Wyoming. The actual
area considered to be Martin's Cove is 200 acres.
The signing culminated years of negotiations among the church,
Congress and the federal government.

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Wyoming Features
11:05 am
Wed October 27, 2004

Entrepreneurship Part 2

Wyoming – Renny Mackay reports on the University of Wyomings role in entrepreneurship.

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WPR News
11:04 am
Wed October 27, 2004

Prison Cost Rises

Cheyenne, WY – The price to build the state's new medium-security prison has gone up by about $15 million. Earlier estimates showed a $70 million price-tag. That is now about $84.4 million. Wyoming Department of Corrections Director Bob Lampert says the cost for the prison shouldn't go any higher. Lampert's agency will recommend either Torrington, Rawlins, or Riverton as a site for the facility, with the Legislature making the final decision.

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10:44 am
Wed October 27, 2004

Wednesday, October 27, 2004 --

Wyoming –

Topic: The 2004 elections will cost more than one billion dollars; Guest: Larry Noble, Executive Director for the Center for Responsive Politics.

Topic: Richard Norton Smith will be the keynote speaker at the Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation.

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Doctor John Barrasco about the flu and other health issues.

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WPR News
8:51 pm
Tue October 26, 2004

AFL-CIO Opposes Amendment C

Laramie, Wy – The Director of Wyoming's A-F-L C-I-O does not have the same warm feeling about constitutional amendment C shared by others. The Amendment would allow the legislature to set up a Medical Review panel that could weed out frivolous cases. While it is getting support from newspapers and some legislators as a way to address a part of the problem surrounding high medical malpractice rates, Kim Floyd of the AFL-CIO thinks it is too risky, because the panel could be stacked full of medical people.

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8:48 pm
Tue October 26, 2004

Cubin Favors Several Health Care Reforms

Laramie, Wy –

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