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Emboldened by Donald Trump's win and inauguration, several of Europe's top populist leaders gathered in Germany this weekend to strategize on how they might help each other in their upcoming national elections. Marine Le Pen, who heads France's far-right...
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Finally today, I wanted to say a few words about Wayne Barrett, an author and journalist who died last Thursday at the age of 71. As my NPR colleague David Folkenflik pointed out in an obituary...
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Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh has departed the country , after a weeks-long standoff as he tried to maintain his grip on power which culminated in West African troops crossing Gambia's borders. Now, the country is awaiting the arrival of new...
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A passenger train leapt the tracks overnight in southeast India, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 60. The derailment, which occurred near Kuneru station in the state of Andhra Pradesh, is the latest in a string of deadly wrecks to rack...
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Since it opened 50 years ago, the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic has been a refuge — for everyone from flower children to famous rock stars to Vietnam War veterans returning home addicted to heroin. Strolling through the clinic halls in San...
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Pink hats with pointed ears dotted the crowd taking up more than two city blocks in downtown Casper. Hundreds participated in the Women’s March of Casper on Saturday as they moved along Second Street. People of all ages, from babies…
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: And now it's time for the Barbershop. That's where we ask a group of interesting folks to talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds. Today, we figure we know what's on the minds of...
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: We're going to hear more about the marches and reaction to the inauguration of President Donald Trump later in the program. Now to Donald Trump's first full day as president. He attended an...
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LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols says a strategic planning initiative that began about four months ago is moving along as scheduled.
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About 1,500 people marched in Cheyenne and hundreds more in Casper and elsewhere around the state to highlight women's issues and discontent with new President Donald Trump.
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For the first time in about six years, state regulators this week have invoked special conditions that require energy companies to reduce pollution from oil and gas fields in southwest Wyoming.
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CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout said Friday that he is killing a public lands transfer constitutional amendment bill that rattled sportsmen who warned the resolution would have led to eventual privatization and blocked access to the...
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It appears a proposed constitutional amendment providing for state management of public lands won't be coming out of the Wyoming Legislature this session.
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Senate committee has endorsed a bill that would require Wyoming students to receive basic instruction in CPR before they graduate high school.
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In a new report about an ongoing problem, an advocacy group is projecting the effects in places that depend on the Colorado River if the water level at drought-stricken Lake Mead continues to fall.
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Jane Ifland is joining with hundreds of thousands of women and men who will march nationwide on Saturday. She wants all voices to be heard. She wants a say in how she is treated. And she wants to stand against…
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CHEYENNE – Many of the Wyomingites who will attend Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration said they are honored to witness the swearing-in of the Republican businessman as commander in chief in the nation’s capital.
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Three Canadians have been banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S.
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Wyoming is a leader in supplying broadband internet to schools, according to a study by EducationSuperHighway, a nonprofit organization that helps states improve school internet activity.
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A state judge has dismissed a lawsuit contesting how a $300 million project to renovate the Wyoming Capitol is being managed, but one of the people who sued said the decision will be appealed.
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Attorneys for a group of Montana landowners, health advocates and conservationists have filed a lawsuit seeking to force energy companies to divulge more about the chemicals they use in energy production.
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BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge said Wednesday he won't keep the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing under a Missouri River reservoir in North...
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In grizzly country, comments by President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary that schools should have guns on campus to protect against the bears aren't a punch line.
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Fifteen members of the Wyoming National Guard will be helping with security and other duties at Donald Trump's inauguration this week.
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GILLETTE, Wyo. — Members of the Campbell County Fire Department spent part of a January afternoon pulling themselves and others out of holes in the ice of Fishing Lake at Dalbey Memorial Park.
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As was expected, visitation to Yellowstone National Park set a new record of 4.25 million visits in 2016, the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
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The state’s program for treating mentally ill patients has higher costs and needs funding from the Legislature.The post Mental health costs outstrip state funding appeared first on WyoFile.
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Wyoming lawmakers will consider funding major dam projects that advance Gov. Matt Mead’s plan to construct 10 water storage projects in a decade.The post Four dam projects would cost $88M appeared first on WyoFile.
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A Wyoming lawyer criticizes a proposal to amend the state constitution for federal lands transfer, condemning it as premature.The post Land transfer resolution: Vague solution looks for a problem appeared first on WyoFile.
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Sen. Larry Hicks provides an in-depth explanation for the proposed constitutional amendment to handle transfers of federal lands.The post Wyoming can best manage lands we all cherish appeared first on WyoFile.
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Collapsing revenues mean the 64th Wyoming Legislature will struggle to provide the services residents expect, especially in the public schools; to fix it, leaders of the Legislature say, spending, revenues, and new taxes must be evaluatedThe post...
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Retired U.S. Senator Al Simpson, R-Wyo, advises the Wyoming Legislature to shun the national sport of divisiveness, and focus on the state’s big issuesThe post Legislature must buckle down to work and compromise appeared first on WyoFile.
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Pete Simpson, a former legislator, urges the Wyoming Legislature to clear the “dense fog” of polarizing labels from the political landscape.The post Wyoming Legislature must find clear vision, pragmatic approach appeared first on WyoFile.
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