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AP-WY--Wyoming News Digest, WY

October 11, 2018

Wyoming at 6 p.m.

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AP is moving election test reports for the November 6, (Wyoming) general election starting on Monday, October 8:

Mondays from 1-3 p.m. EDT, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. MDT (two hours) and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11-3 p.m. EDT, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. MDT (four hours).

Last election test is on Monday, Nov. 5 from 11-3 p.m. EST, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. MST (four hours). No winners will be called during the last test.

These tests are NOT for publication, broadcast or use online. Additional information is available in the election testing advisory found in advisory queues: BC-WY_Wyoming General Election Testing, Advisory.

TOP STORIES:

DROUGHT-COLORADO RIVER-THINGS TO KNOW

DENVER — The Colorado River is ailing, afflicted by a prolonged drought and increasing demand from seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the waterway. Those states tentatively agreed this week on a new plan to put the river on life support. By Dan Elliott. SENT: 910 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

— ERRANT TEXT-DRUG CHARGE — Prosecutors in Wyoming say a woman mistakenly texted a police officer in her search for a gram of methamphetamine.

— RESERVOIR-BODY FOUND — A Cheyenne man accused of shooting a 19-year-old man in the head and dumping his body in a Wyoming reservoir has pleaded guilty to two federal firearms charges.

— SCHOOL BUILDING SOLD — The Natrona County School District has sold a former North Casper elementary school to an American Legion post for $200,000.

— OFFICERS TURNED COWBOYS — Police in the Omaha suburb of La Vista recently called on their inner cowboys to help corral several loose horses near Interstate 80.

SPORTS:

BRONCOS-ROBY

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Bradley Roby’s poor play against the Jets and failure to promptly call in sick the next day didn’t cost the struggling Denver Broncos cornerback his starting job. “Right now, he is the starter, yes,” coach Vance Joseph said Wednesday. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 930 words, photo. (Replaces story listed on some digests as FBN-Broncos Changes)

NUGGETS PREVIEW

DENVER — Fair warning: Don’t challenge Nikola Jokic and Gary Harris to a game of Spikeball. The Denver duo are the team’s undisputed champions of a sport that’s a little like volleyball, only players hit the ball off a trampoline-style net that’s set up on the ground. They recently won a team tournament. By Pat Graham. SENT: 800 words, photos.

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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Wyoming and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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