SANTA ROSA, CALIF. (AP) - AT LEAST 11 PEOPLE ARE DEAD, 100 INJURED AND 1,500 HOMES AND BUSINESSES HAVE BEEN DESTROYED AFTER AN ONSLAUGHT OF QUICK-MOVING WILDFIRES IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. RESIDENTS SAY THE SPEED AND FEROCITY OF THE FLAMES WERE SHOCKING. WILDFIRES SWALLOWED UP PROPERTIES FROM WINERIES TO TRAILER PARKS AND TORE THROUGH BOTH TINY RURAL TOWNS AND URBAN SUBDIVISIONS. SOME OF THE LARGEST OF THE BLAZES ARE IN NAPA AND SONOMA COUNTIES, HOME TO DOZENS OF WINERIES THAT ATTRACT TOURISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

NAPA, CALIF. (AP) - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA'S WILDFIRES HAVE DESTROYED AT LEAST TWO WINERIES AND DAMAGED MANY OTHERS. WINERIES THAT ESCAPED DAMAGE GRAPPLED WITH THE LACK OF POWER, WHICH THEY NEED TO PROCESS THE GRAPES. EXPERTS SAY ABOUT 12 PERCENT OF GRAPES GROWN IN CALIFORNIA ARE IN SONOMA, NAPA AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES. ONE WINERY EMPLOYEE SAID SHE CALLED UNTIL SHE FOUND A WINE MAKER WHO HAD A TANK AVAILABLE TO CRUSH THE GRAPES AND WAS HAPPY TO BE ABLE TO HELP HER AND OTHER WINERIES.

WASHINGTON (AP) - PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP IS CHALLENGING SECRETARY OF STATE REX TILLERSON TO "COMPARE IQ TESTS" IF TILLERSON DID INDEED EVER CALL TRUMP A "MORON" AS REPORTED. TRUMP TELLS FORBES MAGAZINE: "I THINK IT'S FAKE NEWS. BUT IF HE DID THAT, I GUESS WE'LL HAVE TO COMPARE IQ TESTS. AND I CAN TELL YOU WHO IS GOING TO WIN." TILLERSON SAID HE NEVER CONSIDERED RESIGNING, AND HIS SPOKESWOMAN SAID HE NEVER USED SUCH LANGUAGE. TRUMP AND TILLERSON ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE LUNCH TUESDAY WITH DEFENSE SECRETARY JIM MATTIS.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - AUTHORITIES HAVE SORTED THROUGH MORE THAN A THOUSAND LEADS FOLLOWING THE LAS VEGAS MASS SHOOTING, AND THEY STILL CAN'T FIGURE OUT WHAT PROMPTED 64-YEAR-OLD STEPHEN PADDOCK TO KILL 58 PEOPLE AND WOUND HUNDREDS OF OTHERS BEFORE KILLING HIMSELF. THE FBI AND LAS VEGAS POLICE SAY THEY'VE LOOKED THROUGH PADDOCK'S FINANCES, INTO HIS POLITICS AND ANY POSSIBLE TERRORIST RADICALIZATION. CLARK COUNTY SHERIFF JOE LOMBARDO SAID MONDAY, "IT IS DIFFICULT FOR US TO FIND THE ANSWERS."
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A CASPER MAN HAS PLEADED NO CONTEST TO A CHARGE OF NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE IN A MOTORCYCLE CRASH THAT KILLED K2 RADIO MORNING HOST BRIAN SCOTT GAMROTH IN MONTANA A YEAR AGO.
COURT RECORDS IN JUDITH BASIN COUNTY, MONTANA, SAY WILLIAM MICHAEL SPICER ENTERED HIS PLEA OCTOBER 2 TO THE NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE CHARGE AND A GUILTY PLEA TO A MISDEMEANOR CHARGE OF DAYTIME SPEEDING.

THE ORDER SAYS SPICER DID NOT WANT TO GO TO TRIAL.

JUDGE JON OLDENBURG SET SPICER'S SENTENCING FOR NOV. 13.

SPICER IS RELEASED ON HIS OWN RECOGNIZANCE.

UNDER MONTANA LAW, CONVICTION OF NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE IS PUNISHABLE BY UP TO 20 YEARS OF IMPRISONMENT.

GAMROTH FAMILY SPOKESMAN RICH JAMIESON SAID THE FAMILY DECLINED TO COMMENT.
SPICER, A CASPER BUSINESSMAN AND FRIEND OF GAMROTH'S, WAS CHARGED AND PLEADED NOT GUILTY IN MARCH.

COURT RECORDS SAY THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2016, ON EASTBOUND U.S. HIGHWAY 87 IN JUDITH BASIN COUNTY.

GAMROTH PULLED OUT TO PASS SOME OF THE VEHICLES AND SAFELY PULLED BACK INTO THE LINE OF TRAFFIC.

SPICER FOLLOWED, AND WITNESSES SAID SPICER WAS TRAVELING AT LEAST 90 MPH.

SPICER PULLED BACK INTO THE LINE OF TRAFFIC, AND HIS MOTORCYCLE HIT GAMROTH'S MOTORCYCLE, WHICH WENT INTO A DITCH AND GAMROTH DIED AT THE SCENE.
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REVISED WYOMING K-12 EDUCATION STANDARDS WITH A NEW NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY COMPONENT COULD BE READY FOR STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION REVIEW IN JANUARY OR FEBRUARY.

LAURIE HERNANDEZ IS DIVISION DIRECTOR OF STANDARDS AND ASSESSMENT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

HERNANDEZ SAYS A COMMITTEE IS BEING FORMED TO DEVELOP THE NEW SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS, FOLLOWED BY REVIEW FROM THE STATE EDUCATION BOARD.

SHE SAYS PUBLIC COMMENT WAS TAKEN DURING THE SUMMER ABOUT WHAT SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE STANDARDS.

AND TEACHERS ARE BEING SURVEYED ABOUT WHICH STANDARDS THEY THOUGHT COULD BE UPDATED AND IF THEY HAVE ANY CLASSROOM PRACTICES THAT MIGHT BE BENEFICIAL.

THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT ALSO IS CONDUCTING REVIEWS OF THE MATH STANDARDS AND EXTENDED SCIENCE STANDARDS.