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Here is the latest Wyoming news from The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new study using NASA satellites has found that Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven states and parts of Mexico that it serves. The Colorado River basin supplies water to about 40 million people and 4 million acres of farmland in seven states, including Wyoming.

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Police have arrested a 22-year-old man accused of abducting a 9-year-old girl from her Riverton bedroom last weekend. The Riverton Ranger reports David Waine Brock was arrested in Lander on kidnapping charges. Investigators say the girl's parents heard a scream and found the screen on her window had been cut and the girl missing. The girl was found walking along a nearby street 40 minutes later.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 38-year-old man is due to be sentenced September 30 for robbing banks and credit unions in Wyoming and Utah. James Thain pleaded guilty in Cheyenne yesterday to 14 federal charges, admitting to three bank holdups in Wyoming and nine bank and credit union robberies in Utah in December and January.

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — One of Wyoming's top high school football coaches is being remembered in Powell as someone who could bring a smile to anyone's face, even under the toughest of circumstances. The Star-Tribune reports more than 2,000 friends and family members gathered yesterday at Panther Stadium for a memorial service for Jim Stringer, who died last Friday.

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