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MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming will alter some road traffic and parking in order to accommodate an expected influx of people looking to view the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. Park spokeswoman Denise Germann says the day of the eclipse is expected to be the busiest day in the history of the park.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Air National Guard C-130s from Wyoming, Nevada and Colorado that are equipped to battle wildfires have been activated to fight wildfires in the western U.S. The three aircraft will be stationed in Fresno, California. Currently the activation is scheduled to last one month but can be changed. The planes can discharge up to 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant in less than 5 seconds.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A junior high school math teacher in Wyoming has pleaded not guilty to eight counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor. Joseph Meza, of Cheyenne, entered the plea Friday in District Court.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled that the Casper municipal court had been illegally imposing probation sentences on minors charged with possessing alcohol. The ruling Friday confirms the decision of Natrona County District Court Judge Catherine Wilking, who found in October that the court was not able to sentence minors to probation.

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