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Wis. Appeals Court Rejects Appeal In 2001 Killing

A Wisconsin appeals court has rejected an appeal of a Minnesota man who was convicted of first-degree intentional homicide in the 2001 killing of a man left for dead along a western Wisconsin logging road.

07/30/2013

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Father Mourns Loss Of Child From Distracted Driving Accident

Vijay Dixit is comforted sitting in a memorial garden created in his daughter’s honor. Shreya was 19 and a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was coming home with a friend who was driving. The driver crashed.

06/12/2013

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Federal Grants To Aid Wetlands In Wis., Minn., ND

Two programs that help restore wetlands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota have received federal grants worth a total of $3.4 million. The groups are Ducks Unlimited Inc. and Pheasants Forever.

05/29/2013

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Wis. Court Upholds Verdict Against Fired Professor

A Wisconsin appeals court has ruled against a chemistry professor who was let go from the Milwaukee School of Engineering because of his limited English skills.

04/09/2013

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Wis. Stepmother Takes Deal In Starved Teen Case

A Wisconsin woman accused of torturing and starving her teenage stepdaughter pleaded no contest to child abuse-related charges Monday just before her trial was set to begin.

04/08/2013

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Milk Production In Wis., Minn. Essentially Steady

Milk production declined across most of the nation in February, but Wisconsin and Minnesota weathered the decrease better than most other states.

04/01/2013

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Crews Recover Teen’s Body From Icy S. Dakota River

Crews have recovered the body of a 16-year-old girl who drowned after a fast-moving, icy river in South Dakota dragged her and another man away as they tried to save her 6-year-old brother, authorities said Friday. The search for the man is ongoing.

03/15/2013

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UW-Madison, U Of M Offer Free Online Courses

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Minnesota are among a growing number of universities offering free online courses through their websites.

02/21/2013

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Gilda’s Club Chapter In Wis. Sticks With Name

Stung by the overwhelmingly negative reaction to removing the name of original “Saturday Night Live” cast member Gilda Radner from a cancer support group’s title, a Wisconsin chapter is borrowing one of the comedian’s catch phrases for its next announcement: Never mind.

01/23/2013

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Police: Man Brought 4 Bombs Into Wis. Capitol

Investigators have accused a man of bringing four homemade bombs into the Wisconsin Capitol. The man was booked into the Dane County jail Tuesday.

01/16/2013

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Suzy Favor Hamilton Says She Has Worked As Escort

Three-time Olympian runner Suzy Favor Hamilton has admitted leading a double life as an escort.

12/20/2012

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Solid Gold Guitarist Shot, Killed By Police In Wis.

The guitarist of the popular Minneapolis-based band, Solid Gold, is dead after being shot and killed by police.

11/13/2012

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Sept. A Good Month For Wis., Minn. Dairy Farmers

September was a good month for dairy farmers in Wisconsin and Minnesota, where gains in milk production were among the best in the nation.

10/23/2012

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Clinton, Michelle Obama Make Early Voting Push In Wis.

Former President Bill Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama traveled across Wisconsin on Friday, as both Democrats and Republicans made a push to get supporters to the polls with the start of early in-person voting next week.

10/19/2012

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Hunters: 4 Wolves Killed In Wisconsin In 24 Hours

Hunters shot and killed at least four wolves in the opening 24 hours of Wisconsin’s first organized wolf hunt, the state Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.

10/16/2012

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Roseville Man Arrested For Breaking Into Wis. Capitol

A 21-year-old Roseville man is accused of breaking into the Wisconsin State Capitol and breaking windows in the building on Sunday, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dane County Court.

10/10/2012

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Benefit To Give Heart Transplant Sisters A Boost

If you didn’t know their story, you just might think that 6-year-old Madison and 3-year-old Sydney are like any other little sisters.

08/17/2012

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Democrats To Take Control Of Wis. State Senate

Democrats are scheduled to take control of the Wisconsin state Senate on Tuesday. John Lehman of Racine was sworn in Monday following his victory in a June recall over Republican incumbent Van Wanggaard.

07/17/2012

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Wis. Court: Regulators Properly Approved Wind Farm

Wisconsin regulators properly approved a Madison-based utility’s plan to build a wind farm in Minnesota, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

07/11/2012

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Wis. Court: Gov’t Can’t Charge For Redactions

Government entities can’t charge the public for time spent deleting confidential information from records, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

06/27/2012

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Museum Explores ’80s, ’90s Music Recorded In Madison

A Wisconsin museum is exploring punk, alternative and grunge music recorded and produced in Madison in the 1980s and 1990s.

06/12/2012

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Analysts See Broad Implications In Walker’s Win

After more than a year of fighting, Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker survived Tuesday’s recall vote, winning 53 to 46 percent over his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

06/06/2012

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Walker, Barrett Face Off In Wisconsin Recall Election

After a brief but bruising campaign that followed a more than yearlong fight over union rights and the state’s cash-strapped budget, voters in a narrowly divided Wisconsin began casting ballots Tuesday on whether to recall Gov. Scott Walker.

06/05/2012

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Dozens Of DFL Volunteers Canvassing In Eau Claire

Dozens of DFL volunteers from Minnesota are canvassing in Eau Claire Tuesday to help Wisconsin Democrats get out the vote in the nationally-watched recall election.

06/05/2012

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Division Reigns On Wisconsin Recall’s Eve

At the Norske Nook in Osseo, they talk about the pie. But bring up politics, and you get trouble. Mark Olsen of Mount Horeb is well aware of this situation.

06/04/2012

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