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Leona Wells came to Wyoming from Illinois in 1898 because she wanted the right to vote. Wyoming’s U.S. Senator Francis E. Warren hired her as a staffer. She became one of the very rare well-paid professional women on Capitol Hill.

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What concerns do you have about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting Wyoming?

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What are your thoughts about the state of Wyoming’s potential purchase of over 1 million acres of land and 4 million acres of mineral rights in southern Wyoming?

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What do you think about the legislature authorizing a study of governance at UW that could lead to proposed changes?

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What are your thoughts on a proposed bill implementing a statewide five percent tourism tax in Wyoming?

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Do you agree with current education spending in Wyoming, or do you think it should be reduced?

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What are your thoughts on the current tensions between the U.S. and Iran?

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What issue(s) affected you most in 2019?

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The House of Representatives debates and votes on articles of impeachment against President Trump.

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What are your thoughts on the public impeachment inquiry?

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Should the state get involved in protecting coal workers who could lose health insurance during a bankruptcy? 

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On this episode, we explore trainings for school employees and even students, the long-awaited addition to the University of Wyoming College of Engineering, and the WYO Theater in Sheridan turns 30th. These stories and more from Wyoming Public Radio News.

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Do you think planting trees is an efficient option to help reduce carbon? Why or why not?

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What do you think about proposed reforms to the Endangered Species Act?

View ESA Regulation Revisions here.

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What measures should the government take to prevent mass shootings?

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Should individuals be asked if they are citizens of the United States on census forms?

 Why or why not?

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Today on the show we will have three stories on health care issues including what happens when kids don’t have health insurance. Also, the governor and others in Wyoming are looking into why Native American women suffer such high rates of violence. One family lost their daughter and wants justice. The state’s largest water project is nearing the end of a 10 year expansion process. Plus tips on how you should behave at a Pow Wow. Those stories and more.

Lawrence Todd

Archaeologists are in a race against time to document some artifacts found in the Mountain West.

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10 % of Wyoming children are without health insurance. (Twice the national average)

What are potential solutions?

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What Wyoming current events do you think are important to the State?

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In 1937 Denis J. Mulligan was chief investigator of the U.S. Bureau of Air Commerce. Also in 1937, the German-built Hindenburg caught fire and crashed over Manhattan. 36 people were killed. Mulligan was the lead American investigator. 

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Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil was one of the most notorious con men of the 20 th Century. He reportedly swindled 8 million dollars from his victims. 

Archives On The Air 150: Krebiozen—A. C. Ivy Papers

May 9, 2019

In 1946, Dr. A. C. Ivy wrote a code of ethics on human experimentation as part of the Nuremburg trials.

But, Ivy went on to violate ethics rules in his own work with the alleged cancer treatment Krebiozen. 

Al Christie created one of the first permanent film studios in Hollywood in 1911. His partner wanted their studio in Florida, but Al won a coin toss and they went to Hollywood.

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Senator Enzi will not run for re-election in 2020.  Who would you like to see run for his seat?

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In 1879 the Central Colorado Company built a rail line between Cheyenne and Fort Collins. Cheyenne became Poudre Valley's trading hub. 

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As a chef for a Jackson Hole outfitter, Christine Semrow struggled to find an affordable place to live in Jackson.

When StoryCorps came to Jackson in 2018, Semrow sat down with StoryCorps facilitator Madison Mullen to talk about what it’s like to be part of the 99-percent in Jackson.

Today we think of shopping malls as the epitome of capitalism. But the man who invented malls was a socialist. Austrian architect and mall-inventor Victor Gruen believed malls were a way to re-centralize suburban sprawl and create public spaces. 

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When StoryCorps came to Jackson last summer, friends Stephanie Thomas and Carrie Krose sat down to discuss how the affordable housing shortage in Jackson is affecting children. 

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When StoryCorps came to Jackson last summer, Sarah Ross sat down with her mother, Alexandra Fuller, to discuss an article she wrote in the Jackson paper about her teenage experience with sexual assault.

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