Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Now it's time for Words You'll Hear, that's where we dig into stories in the news by parsing a word or two. We have two words this week - free speech. It's a topic that's come up at a number of...
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: As we've already mentioned, last week, a jury in St. Paul, Minn., acquitted the police officer charged in the shooting death of Philando Castile. At the time, Philando Castile's companion,...
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The historic giant sequoia in Boise, Idaho, towers some 10 stories tall. At more than a century old, it also weighs a hefty 800,000 pounds and measures roughly 20 feet around at its base. Oh, and it had to move a few city blocks. All of which raised a...
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A recent development in the Wyoming Capitol Square Project will allow people to step into a room restored to reflect what it was like when Wyoming's constitution was written.
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JACKSON, Wyo. — Visitors from around the world have listened to a recording at the Jackson Hole and Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center of Nathan Watson explaining the partnership between the Boy Scouts of America and the National Elk Refuge.
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Balloons, body paint, joy and mourning — across the world Sunday, Muslims gathered to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan, and the festivities took nearly as many shapes as the places they were held. Now, not every Muslim opened the Eid...
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An eight-hour cease-fire declared by the Philippine military ended abruptly on Sunday. As soon as the "humanitarian pause" reached its designated end, though, Marawi descended back into the gunfire that has pervaded the southern city for more than a...
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With 2,500 inmates, the penitentiary institution of Fresnes, about 20 miles south of Paris, is one of the largest prisons in Europe. Like most French prisons, Fresnes is overcrowded. Built in the late 19th century, its tiny cells, each meant for one...
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Republicans dominate Wyoming politics like no other state without relying on the old political trick of gerrymandering, or adjusting political boundaries to gain an unfair advantage among voters.
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Updated at 8:20 a.m. ET At least 150 people who had gathered to collect fuel from an overturned tanker truck in Pakistan were killed when it caught fire Sunday, according to The Associated Press. More than 100 people were injured, many with severe burns....
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: We wanted to take a closer look at one particular issue with the Senate's new health care bill that has been raised by a number of skeptics and critics including President Obama in a Facebook...
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GILLETTE, Wyo. — A pair of bicyclists rode from Buffalo to Gillette one Friday. By then, they had nearly 1,500 miles under their belts, but they still had a stretch to go before reaching their final destination in Maine.
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You could say Martha is a rather cheeky gal. That is, the jowly 3-year-old Neapolitan mastiff has some remarkably expansive cheeks — so expansive, in fact, they droop practically to her knees and flap like slobbery wings when she shakes her head. And now...
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A two-hour closure of U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 through Wind River Canyon is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, to help rockfall mitigation crews have adequate time to safely drop a large rock and other debris on and near the highway.
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Rivers are running high and fast in northwest Wyoming, but officials caution people looking to float with inner tubes to stay out of the water for now.
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On Wednesday morning, three males entered multiple banks in Cody, Wyoming requesting to exchange around $3,000 in $10 and $20 bills for larger denominations.
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6/23/2017
U.S. government officials say grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park region are no longer threatened, and that they will lift protections that have been in place for more than 40 years.
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6/22/2017
Several roads and nonmotorized trails on the Wapiti, Clarks Fork, and Greybull Ranger Districts of the Shoshone National Forest have been damaged by the continued melt of above-normal snowpack.
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6/22/2017
Wyoming has outpaced other states by investing in technologies meant to soften the many blows coal has faced in recent years. Few in Wyoming misunderstand coal’s importance to communities like Gillette, local miners and state institutions like public...
6/22/2017
Park County’s commissioners say they won’t give money to stop attracting bears to the county landfill, until environmentalists give money to the project. That was their answer to a request for $7000 to help build an electric fence around the only...
6/22/2017
State authorities reopened Interstate 25 about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday after a tractor trailer hauling hazardous materials caught fire and temporarily closed the road.
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6/21/2017
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has yet to announce the experts who will lead a two-month examination of Obama-era plans to protect the imperiled sage grouse, a bird that lives across the West and is facing significant population declines.
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6/21/2017
We love spending our hard-earned cash. But it’s often on things we don’t necessarily need. Hidden expenses are destroying our bank accounts. But is there anything we can do about it? Or will we just fall victim to financial failure? If you’re not sure,...
6/21/2017
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will enforce an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production, even as it seeks to rewrite the rule to be more industry-friendly, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said...
6/21/2017
Prosecutors could seek $17 million in addition to repayment, 3 years’ prison as judge delays fraudster's sentencing. The post Feds eye civil penalties as judge delays Ruffatto sentencing appeared first on WyoFile.
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6/20/2017
At a meeting of key legislative committees, the powerful Senate president said he remained opposed to taxes. Does he speak for Wyoming? The post Bebout: “silent majority” opposes tax increases appeared first on WyoFile.
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6/20/2017
There’s a new sheriff in town, and new outlaws who stage mock gunfights in downtown Cody. They’re taking the place of the “Cody Gunfighters”. That group was involved in a shooting accident that injured three audience members last July. The “Cody...
6/20/2017