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Decision On Whether To Keep BLM HQ In Colorado Looms For Haaland

A Senate committee vote Thursday brought Deb Haaland one step closer to becoming the nation's next Interior secretary. If she's confirmed she'll face myriad big decisions, including whether to move the Bureau of Land Management headquarters from Colorado back to Washington, D.C.

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Wyoming Game and Fish Department

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has found invasive zebra mussels in marimo balls in several pet stores across the state.

Jason Baldes

Buffalo on the Wind River Indian Reservation have given birth, setting plans into motion to build a better environment for their future.

Gonzalo Guzman

Felix Mercado was born in Worland in 1940. His parents, originally from Mexico, had traveled around the United States, eventually settling in Worland as sugar beet farmers where he and his older brothers grew up.

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The pandemic has put uncertainty at the forefront of many people's lives. It's forced many to believe and hope for better days, even if there's no end in sight.

A Senate committee vote Thursday brought Deb Haaland one step closer to becoming the nation's next Interior secretary. If she's confirmed she'll face myriad big decisions, including whether to move the Bureau of Land Management headquarters from Colorado back to Washington, D.C.

Chris Bruton said his dad got sick in 2017 and just never got better. 

"He had fatigue and we didn't know what it was," he said. 

By January 2018, they had an answer. 

"He actually had stage four kidney cancer," Bruton said. "He was basically given about two to four months to live."

When Bruton was a kid, his dad travelled a lot, so he didn't get to know his dad that well. But after Bruton's mom died, his dad moved from North Carolina to live with Bruton in Colorado. Bruton was in his 40s, his dad was in his 70s. 

US Department of Agriculture

Researchers are trying to understand the lifecycle of the Mormon cricket—a common pest in the Rocky Mountains.

Amy Banic

The University of Wyoming's Interactive Realities Lab is developing new tools to make virtual reality more lifelike, and as a result more useful for training simulations, education and entertainment.

Gillette College

A bill that would set up Gillette College to split from the Northern Wyoming Community College District has passed the Wyoming Senate.

Wyoming Legislature

The Wyoming House of Representatives have passed a bill that would require the state's voters to present specific IDs in order to vote in person.

The bill requires voters to show a driver's license, state, tribal, or state student IDs, passport, military ID or a Medicare card before voting in person.

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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Emma Brown, an investigative reporter at The Washington Post, about sexual violence perpetrated against boys.

NPR's Life Kit has tips and tricks for how to clean better.

NPR's Michel Martin discusses the spike in anti-Asian American violence with three people who've thought a lot about it: professor Russell Jeung, journalist Eda Yu and restauranteur Jason Wang.

More than a month after the military orchestrated a coup against the country's democratically elected leader, Myanmar police are continuing to use violence against peaceful protesters. The death toll is continuing to rise — and it now includes a local official from the deposed leader's political party.

On Jan. 27, 1986, Allan McDonald stood on the cusp of history.

McDonald directed the booster rocket project at NASA contractor Morton Thiokol. He was responsible for the two massive rockets, filled with explosive fuel, which lifted space shuttles skyward. He was at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the launch of the Challenger "...to approve or disapprove a launch if something came up," he told me in 2016, 30 years after Challenger exploded.

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