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AP-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

June 12, 2018

Wyoming at 1:10 p.m.

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INDIAN BOARDING SCHOOL-REMAINS

CASPER — The remains of a Northern Arapaho boy who died attending a government-run boarding school in Pennsylvania about 135 years ago will be returned to a Wyoming reservation. The body of 10-year-old Little Plume, also called Hayes Vanderbilt, will be exhumed Thursday and returned to the Wind River Reservation. SENT: 260 words.

ALSO OF WYOMING INTEREST:

BUDGET BATTLE

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans are ridding a key spending bill of controversial environmental provisions opposed by Democrats in an attempt to avoid the annual year-end budget pileup. Tuesday’s move by Sen. Lisa Murkowski extends an olive branch to Democrats and could allow the first floor debate on a key spending bill for the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency since former President Barack Obama’s first year in office. It’s all part of an effort to avoid a catchall “omnibus” spending bill. By Andrew Taylor. SENT: 420 words.

IN BRIEF:

—FATAL GLIDER CRASH — The second person killed in a glider crash last weekend in Grand Teton National Park has been identified as 65-year-old David Ross, of Salt Lake City. The National Park Service says the flight that originated in Driggs, Idaho, was piloted by 65-year-old Kristine Ciesinski of Victor, Idaho.

—WYOMING WILDFIRES— More firefighters are headed to Wyoming to help fight a wildfire that has exploded in size and prompted more evacuations of area residents. The fire burning in the Snowy Range near the Colorado border grew rapidly on Monday because of strong winds and dry weather conditions. AP Photos.

—CHILD PORN SENTENCE — A California man was sentenced to prison for enticing a 14-year-old girl in Wyoming to send him sexually explicit photos to make child pornography.

SPORTS:

BKN--WYOMING-DALTON

LARAMIE — In a way, Hayden Dalton’s game is tailor made for the NBA. “With me stretching the floor, shooting at the 3 or 4 position as well as being able to rebound and handle the ball and then be able to guard multiple different positions,” the former Wyoming Cowboy said, “my versatility is going toward what the NBA is (looking for).” By Brandon Foster, Casper Star-Tribune. SENT: 1,000 words.

BBN-ROCKIES-PHILLIES

PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Nola (7-2) takes the mound for the Phillies and Jon Gray (6-6) goes for the Rockies in the opener of a three-game series. By Rob Maaddi. Game starts at 5:05 p.m. MT.

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