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MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Officials in Grand Teton National Park are trying to reduce big crowds at a popular place to paddle a canoe or have a picnic. Park officials say as many as 400 vehicles at a time are squeezing into the String Lake parking lot, which has 165 designated spots.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Members of Wyoming's congressional delegation have differing views about health care reform in Congress. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso say they might support a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act with no new law to replace it. Rep. Liz Cheney says a replacement law is important.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Two airplanes will be scooping water out of Yellowstone Lake to fight a wildfire east of Yellowstone National Park. Park officials have closed off a large portion of the lake to boats to keep people away from the firefighting aircraft.

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced more than $50 million for maintenance and infrastructure work at national parks. Zinke made the announcement Saturday at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. The funding is bound for 42 parks in 29 states.

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