CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Highway Patrol says two men were seriously injured after a tractor-trailer carrying cattle crashed into a pickup truck on West Yellowstone Highway. The Star-Tribune reports that it wasn't immediately clear how many of the 71 cattle died in the crash yesterday afternoon. Troopers said the driver of the cattle truck had to be cut out of the cabin.
F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. (AP) - The man found dead at F.E. Warren Air Force Base has been identified as 21-year-old Airman 1st Class Dominique Hudson. The Air Force released Hudson's name Thursday but didn't say how he died or where he was from. The Air Force is looking into the death.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Senior Republican lawmakers and Gov. Matt Mead say the legislative session that wrapped up yesterday leaves Wyoming well-positioned both to meet the state's needs over the coming two years and to save money against possible hard times to come. But vocal Democrats say the $3.3-billion budget bill salts away too much money in savings.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill vowed yesterday to resume her duties as head of the Department of Education next week. Her announcement came more than a month after the Wyoming Supreme Court overturned a 2013 law that removed the elected superintendent as a state department head. Hill says she will return at 8 a.m. Monday.
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