WPR News
2:10 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

Another Grizzly Attack

Dubois, Wy – A man was seriously hurt in a grizzly bear
attack yesterday (Sunday) west of Dubois in northwest Wyoming.
Authorities say the man, whose name was not released, suffered
serious facial injuries and punctures to his side.
The man was taken to a hospital in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
The man was part of a group of four hunters in a heavily
timbered area when they came upon the grizzly.
The men reported firing several shots to deter the bear and also
using pepper spray.

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WPR News
1:41 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

Equality State Ranked 5th for Men Killing Women

Laramie, Wy – Wyoming is again one of the worst states in the country for the number of women killed by men. A survey using the latest data from 2002 shows Wyoming women are murdered by men at the fifth highest rate. The report done by the Violence Policy Center shows that guns were used in half of the homicides in Wyoming and over 50 percent nationally. The Center's Marty Langley says another thing they found is that owning a gun does not make a woman safer.

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1:25 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

Monday, October 4, 2004 --

Wyoming –

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Democratic Congresssional candidate Ted Ladd.

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12:17 pm
Mon October 4, 2004

Democratic Congresssional candidate Ted Ladd

Wyoming – Bob Beck speaks with Democratic Congresssional candidate Ted Ladd

WPR News
10:19 am
Mon October 4, 2004

School Financing Constitutional?

Cheyenne, WY – A Wyoming district court judge has denied the state's petition that would force Wyoming to prove the new school financing system is constitutional. That ruling means the challenge by a coalition of schools, teachers and school administrators will go forward. That coalition wants a court order directing the state to "make a showing they fixed problems" with the finance system.

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WPR News
9:20 am
Mon October 4, 2004

Uranium Industry Resurging

Douglas, WY – The uranium mining industry is seeking a resurgence after more than a decade of low uranium prices. Uranium prices are nearly triple what they were four years ago. Wyoming once had eight uranium mining operations. Now, it has one. The Smith Ranch-Highland mine in east-central Wyoming produces yellowcake, which is sent to other plants to be enriched and formed into pellets to fuel nuclear reactors.

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WPR News
3:30 pm
Sat October 2, 2004

Voter Drive Issue In Court

Casper, Wy – A U.S. District Judge in Casper heard
arguments on a lawsuit filed over voter registration drives in Wyoming.
Attorney General Pat Crank argued that prohibiting county clerks
from accepting voter registration forms from voter registration
drives does not deny anyone in the state the right to vote or right
to free association.
Casper attorney John Robinson filed the federal lawsuit in which
he wrote that the clerks of Converse, Sublette and Lincoln counties
turned down requests for multiple registration forms.

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3:42 pm
Fri October 1, 2004

Friday, October 1, 2004 --

Wyoming –

Topic: Renny Mackay speaks with Cameron Haag Friend of the Alpine School about a decision of a new elementary school.
Topic: Weekly Wyoming Reporter's Roundtable

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WPR News
2:02 pm
Fri October 1, 2004

Freudenthal Stumps for Montana Candidate

Billings, MT – While Governor Freudenthal has stayed away from the presidential race this year, he's gotten involved in Montana's gubernatorial election. Freudenthal was in Billings, Montana Thursday campaigning for Democratic candidate Brian Schweitzer. Schweitzer hopes to follow in Freudenthal's footsteps, winning the Governor's mansion as a Democrat in a predominantly Republican state. Freudenthal and Schweitzer also discussed plans to develop small business opportunities in Montana and Wyoming.

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WPR News
1:59 pm
Fri October 1, 2004

Cowboys Try For Two Straight

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Laramie, Wy –
Wyoming will be focusing on avoiding a letdown Saturday when it hosts Louisiana-Monroe. The Pokes are coming off a huge win over Ole Miss, and this weekend they are facing a team that is winless. But Head Coach Joe Glenn says the Indians are a capable team that has lost a ton of close games in the last two years.

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