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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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Explosion At Wis. Chemistry Building Injures 1

A small explosion inside a laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry building has sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

01/30/2012

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3 Rescued After Car Falls Into Wis. Lake

Three people, including a 10-year-old child, were rescued from the roof of their car after the driver went into open water on Shawano Lake.

01/29/2012

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Wis. Book Club Has Quite A Tale To Tell

Members of a Madison book club have quite a story to discuss. And, it doesn’t have anything to do with a book.

01/27/2012

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Groups Filing Signatures To Recall Wis. Governor

Supporters of an unprecedented effort to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office said they will turn in more than enough signatures Tuesday to force the Republican into a recall election barely a year into his first term.

01/17/2012

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Wis. Recall Petition Exceeds Goal – 200,000 Extra Names

In the rented offices of the Dunn County Democratic party, the signs and posters are put away, and stacks of “Recall Walker” cardboard pickets are neatly stacked in piles, leaning against the walls.

01/16/2012

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Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop Arrested In Wis.

Authorities in southern Wisconsin are facing a tongue twister thanks to the arrest of Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop.

01/09/2012

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Wis. DA May Seek Rehearing In Unions Lawsuit

The district attorney who filed a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s law passed earlier this year effectively ending collective bargaining rights for most public workers said Thursday he is considering asking the state Supreme Court to rehear the case.

12/22/2011

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Police: Thieves Pocket-Dial 911, Leading To Arrest

Madison police didn’t have to work too hard to track down this pair of unlucky thieves.

12/15/2011

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Wis. Doctors Reprimanded Over Protest Sick Notes

The board that supervises Wisconsin physicians reprimanded seven doctors Wednesday who were accused of writing sick notes for protesters to cover their time at last spring’s massive demonstrations against Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law.

11/17/2011

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Effort To Recall Wis. Governor Kicks Off Tuesday

The effort to recall Wisconsin’s controversial Republican governor is expected to begin Tuesday, although his opponents have yet to come up with a candidate to replace him.

11/13/2011

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Wis. Twins Celebrate 11th Birthday On 11-11-11

Two sisters from Madison have big plans for Friday. The twin sisters will celebrate their 11th birthday on the 11th day of the 11th month of 2011.

11/09/2011

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Wis. Man Cited For Slapping Officer On The Butt

A Madison man accused of slapping a female police officer on the buttocks has been cited for disorderly conduct.

11/01/2011

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Wis. Man To Be Sentenced In Minn. Students’ Deaths

A Madison man convicted of killing three University of Minnesota students in a drunken-driving crash last year is due to be sentenced.

11/01/2011

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Attorney Accuses UW-Madison Of Discrimination

An attorney for a conservative group is telling state lawmakers that the University of Wisconsin-Madison that the school clearly discriminates against prospective white and Asian student applicants.

10/17/2011

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11-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Teen In Wis.

An 11-year-old boy is accused of stabbing a 14-year-old boy several times in a Madison suburb.

10/17/2011

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US Presbyterian Church Ordains Openly Gay Minister

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has officially ordained a 56-year-old Wisconsin man as its first openly gay minister.

10/08/2011

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Charges Sought After Fatal Wis. Mo-Ped Collision

Madison police are requesting homicide charges against a motorist who allegedly struck and killed a mo-ped rider.

10/08/2011

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Studied In Madison

One of the Nobel Peace Prize winners went to school in Madison.

10/07/2011

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36 Arrested At Wisconsin-Nebraska Game

University police say 36 people were arrested at Wisconsin’s home game against Nebraska.

10/02/2011

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9-Year-Old St. Paul Boy Killed In Wis. Rollover

Wisconsin authorities released the name of a 9-year-old boy who was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 90 near Madison.

09/18/2011

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Protester Dumps Beer On Lawmaker At Wis. Bar

Police are searching for a man who dumped a beer on the head of Republican state Rep. Robin Vos on Wednesday night at a Madison bar, splashing two other Republican lawmakers in the process.

09/15/2011

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UW-Madison Changes Policy On Alcohol Citations

University of Wisconsin-Madison officials are now requiring most students who get an alcohol-related citation to take a course on the risks of alcohol abuse.

09/09/2011

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15-Year-Old Wis. Boy Dies After Rock Climbing

A 15-year-old boy is dead after rock climbing in Adams County.

09/07/2011

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