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Wisconsin Getting Set For Tuesday’s Recall Election

Voters in Wisconsin will head to the polls on Tuesday for a very big recall election.

06/04/2012

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Wis. Couple Accused Of Starving Girl Due In Court

A Madison truck driver and his wife are due back in court this week on allegations they starved and tortured the man’s 15-year-old daughter.

05/15/2012

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2 MN Sisters, 2 Heart Transplant Surgeries

Two young Minnesota sisters share a very special gift: two successful heart transplant surgeries.

05/13/2012

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Wis. Man Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Child Porn

A 41-year-old Wisconsin man has been sentenced to prison for distributing images of child pornography on the Internet, the United States Attorney’s Office announced.

05/10/2012

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Wisconsin Couple Wins Amazing Race

After competing against 10 other couples and winning eight different legs, Dave and Rachel Brown are this season’s Amazing Race champions!.

05/07/2012

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Wis. Couple Win $1M Prize On ‘Amazing Race’

A Madison couple who appeared on the CBS reality-TV show “The Amazing Race” outlasted 10 other couples to claim top honors and a $1 million grand prize.

05/07/2012

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Wis. Woman Held In Puppy-Napping At DMV Office

A Sun Prairie woman is being held for allegedly stealing a 6-month-old puppy from a car parked at a Division of Motor Vehicles office.

04/29/2012

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Planned Parenthood Suspends Pill Abortions In Wis.

Planned Parenthood plans to end nonsurgical abortions at its Wisconsin clinics. The organization’s leaders say Planned Parenthood will continue to provide surgical abortions at its clinics in Madison, Milwaukee and the Appleton area.

04/20/2012

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Recall Election Ordered For Wisconsin Gov. Walker

First-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he’s looking forward to making his argument on why he should keep his job.

03/30/2012

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Ron Paul To Campaign In Madison

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas plans to campaign in Madison next week.

03/23/2012

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Wis. Church Offers Kid-Free Service For Sex Offenders

A Madison church hopes to draw sex offenders to a special adults-only service, according to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal.

03/19/2012

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Nobel Laureate Wieman To Speak At UW-Madison

Nobel laureate Carl Wieman is scheduled to speak in Madison this week about ways to improve science and engineering education.

03/18/2012

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Prelim Hearing Resumes In Wis. Starved-Teen Case

A preliminary hearing will resume for the Madison couple accused of starving and torturing the man’s 15-year-old daughter.

03/16/2012

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Wis. Court: DWI Laws Apply To Driving On Lakes, Too

A state appeals court says Wisconsin’s drunken driving laws apply on frozen lakes.

03/14/2012

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Wis. Assembly To Take Up Abstinence Education Bill

Wisconsin lawmakers are taking on a bill that would make teaching about contraception optional in sex education curriculum around the state.

03/13/2012

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Wis. Police Say Body In River Belongs To Student

Emergency personnel say a coroner’s office has identified a body removed from the Wisconsin River as a college student who went missing over the weekend.

03/05/2012

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Wis. Man Charged After Cooking Own Meal At Denny’s

A man who claimed to be the new manager of a Denny’s restaurant in Madison is facing charges after cooking himself a cheeseburger and fries before police showed up.

02/23/2012

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Judges Want Wis. Lawmakers To Reassess Voting Maps

Federal judges on Tuesday postponed a trial over the state’s latest election maps, telling lawyers for both sides to spend the day determining whether lawmakers would consider drawing new maps.

02/21/2012

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Starved Wis. Girl’s Statements Detail Her Life

When the malnourished 15-year-old awoke each morning, she could hear her family eating and getting ready for the day. If she felt especially brave or desperate she would call to her stepmother and beg for food, but usually she just went back to bed and hoped her hunger pangs went away.

02/20/2012

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Girl Who Fell 100 Feet From Ride Returns To Wis.

A Florida girl who fell 100 feet from a Wisconsin amusement park ride has returned to the state for the first time since the accident, walking up to a news conference at a Madison hospital under her own power.

02/20/2012

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Why Didn’t Abused Wisconsin Teen Seek Help?

A Madison teen who was starved, beaten and sexually abused for years had run away on several occasions, and said she used to sneak outside and dig in the garbage for food.

02/20/2012

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Wis. Couple To Make Debut On ‘Amazing Race’

An Army officer and his wife from Madison, Wis. will be among those you’ll see racing across the globe, starting tonight.

02/19/2012

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Stepbrother Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Wis. Teen

Prosecutors have charged the 18-year-old stepbrother of a severely malnourished Wisconsin girl with repeatedly sexually assaulting her beginning around her 10th birthday.

02/16/2012

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Wis. Man Says He Mistook Malnourished Teen For 8

A Wisconsin man who found a severely malnourished 15-year-old girl walking barefoot outside in pajamas says she was bleeding from a gash on her nose and crying.

02/15/2012

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$40K In Cattle Stolen From Minnesota Farm

The hunt is underway in western Minnesota for a steer thief.

01/31/2012

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