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Letter sent to Blackjewel employees September 9
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Blackjewel Hints At Imminent Reopening

After weeks of little information from a West Virginia court, Blackjewel could soon be welcoming back its western employees. Workers received a letter with the company's letterhead yesterday, September 9, with the subject, "Possible Recall of Furloughed Blackjewel Workers of Belle Ayr and Eagle Butte Facilities."

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David Sedaris, Live In Laramie

Wyoming Public Media presents NPR humorist and best-selling author David Sedaris at the University of Wyoming Arts & Sciences Auditorium. Join us Monday October 28 at 7:30 p.m.

A prominent climate change denier resigned from the White House Friday after he was blocked from establishing a committee questioning the findings of the most recent national climate assessment. 

Using Drones To Fight Climate Change

Sep 13, 2019

From more intense wildfires to prolonged droughts, climate change is impacting the ecology of the American West. That’s got researchers in our region looking at a new way to fight some of these impacts: drones.

Bob Beck

The University of Wyoming has opened its new Engineering Education and Research facility. The $105 million project is being touted as one of the most advanced learning facilities in the nation and will not only benefit students, but the state and community as well.

Northern Wyoming Community College District

This summer, Walter Tribley took over as the president of the Northern Wyoming Community College District. Tribley has 20 years of experience in higher education. Most recently, he was the president of Monterey Peninsula College in California. Wyoming Public Radio's Catherine Wheeler sat down with Tribley at Sheridan College to talk about his goals as he begins his new position.

StoryCorps: The Day The Towers Fell

Sep 13, 2019
StoryCorps

On September 11, 2001, Sara Lashbrook was teaching kindergarten in downtown Manhattan…just three tree blocks away from the World Trade Center. At StoryCorps in Jackson, her friend Jessica Sell Chambers asked Sara what that morning was like.

Catherine Wheeler

The WYO Theater in Sheridan as people know it today almost didn't exist, and that might be surprising since it's a highlight of downtown.

Live Blog: Democratic Debate Fact Check And Analysis

Sep 12, 2019
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September's Democratic presidential debate has been narrowed to one night only, as more candidates have called it quits altogether.

Federal agencies are trying to tackle the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women after years of extremely limited record-keeping and uncoordinated attempts to address these crimes. 


Cody Community Review

Cody is participating in the Community Review Project. The project is meant to help local leaders develop future goals. The Wyoming Business Council and the University of Wyoming Extension Office collaborated to launch the survey.

Kamila Kudelska

Thousands of years ago, Wyoming was home to mammoths. Archeologists have been studying interactions between the first humans and last mammoths in the state. One archeologist is the University of Wyoming department head of anthropology Todd Surovell. Wyoming Public Radio's Kamila Kudelska chatted with Surovell about what he believes caused the extinction of mammoths.

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NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with the president of Virginia Theological Seminary, Ian Markham, about the institution's new $1.7 million reparations fund.

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Iran says it is not behind Saturday's drone attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia, denying accusations from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Tehran was responsible for "an unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply."

Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister, said in a tweet on Sunday that Pompeo was turning from "max pressure" to "max deceit."

UAW Votes To Strike

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The United Auto Workers and General Motors have failed to come to an agreement on a new contract, and union leaders say a nationwide strike will start before midnight tonight. As NPR's Bobby Allyn reports, the expected strike is set to affect nearly 50,000 workers and potentially disrupt production across North America.

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