Laramie, Wyo. – A pileup that began this morning when a tractor trailer jackknifed around 9 a.m. closed I-80 in southwestern Wyoming for much of the day. Lieutenant Troy McLees with the Wyoming Highway Patrol says as many as 40 vehicles were involved and between 50 and 100 were backed up near the scene. One person died in the crash, near Wamsutter, and at least five others have been hospitalized.
Laramie, Wyo. – Wyoming's results from a national reading assessment are out today. The assessment, known as "NAEP," is required by No Child Left Behind. This year, Wyoming eighth-graders performed essentially as well as they did in 2007. Wyoming fourth-graders' scores dropped slightly.