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4:27 pm
Sat January 28, 2012

UW Forensics lab investigates human history from found remains

UW forensics researchers believe this to be the skeleton of a man named Cy Williams, who was shot outside Fort Laramie in the late 1800s.
Tristan Ahtone

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It’s been said that dead men tell no tales, but in the forensic anthropology lab at the University of Wyoming, researchers are proving otherwise. Over the winter, Wyoming Public Radio’s Tristan Ahtone paid a visit to the lab, and he brings us this report on what happens when you find a body in the state, and the process on how scientists identify those remains.

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8:17 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

Green River teaches manners to prevent bullying

Students made anti-bullying posters to hang on the walls at Lincoln Middle School.
Willow Belden
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8:12 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

BULLYING: Powell

Students at Powell Middle School are encouraged to fill out one of these hot pink forms if they see or are victimized by bullying.
Rebecca Martinez
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5:16 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

Sticks and Stones: Cheyenne schools reeling from tragedy

McCormick Junio High

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Last spring, Laramie County school district number one, which serves all of Cheyenne, started working on its bullying plan.  It will train everyone from teachers to students. Recently, the district was reminded how important these efforts are as Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports.

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5:02 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

Wind River Tribes might head back to court over mineral mismanagement

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In the class action lawsuit Cobell vs. Salazar, plaintiff Elouise Cobell accused the Federal Government of mismanaging nearly 150-billion dollars in royalties owed to Indian landowners due to the loss and destruction of records. The government agreed to a $3.4 billion dollar settlement – and government data estimates there are up to 8,000 possible beneficiaries here in Wyoming.

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12:08 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

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10:05 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Avalanche Center to Skiers, Snowmobilers: 'Friend Me'

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HOST INTRO: The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center has a new friends group that aims to raise the center's profile and to enhance fund-raising from private donors. The center will also soon be looking for even more friends on Facebook. It's all part of an effort to prevent tragedies in the backcountry. Rebecca Huntington has more.

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10:00 am
Mon December 19, 2011

U-W Quarterback Brett Smith gets pumped for the New Mexico Bowl.

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One of the biggest reasons for the success of the 8-4 Wyoming Cowboys football team is the surprising play of its freshman Quarterback Brett Smith.  Smith was named a freshman All American and will lead Wyoming against Temple in Saturday’s New Mexico bowl.  He tells Bob Beck that it is hard to believe that as a freshman that he will be starting in a bowl game.

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9:58 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Wyoming parents create an App to ease road trips with the kids

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This week, a new iPhone app came out which lets you search for child-related amenities when you’re on the road. Jen Sieve-Hicks of Buffalo is one of the app’s creators. She says the app gives parents a lot more information than they would get from a Google search.

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