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Mauer Leads Twins To 8-6 Win Over Brewers

Joe Mauer had two hits, two RBIs and one of Minnesota’s four home runs to help the Twins beat the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Thursday night.

05/30/2013

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Escobar Has Sac Fly In 14th To Lift Twins

Pinch-hitter Eduardo Escobar hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 14th inning to score Hicks on Tuesday night, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers, who got six hits from Jean Segura.

05/29/2013

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Byron Buxton’s Promising, But Don’t Forget Adam Brett Walker

The Twins’ future could be the focus soon if this team continues to place last-place baseball. And down in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, there is some hope.

05/21/2013

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Boy Dies After Pit Bull Attack In Wisconsin

Authorities say a young boy has died after he was attacked by a couple of pit bulls in southeastern Wisconsin.

03/06/2013

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1 Dies As Winter Storm Dumps On SE Wisconsin

Authorities say a man died while a winter storm dumped heavy snow on eastern Wisconsin.

02/27/2013

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John Hines’ Guest Describes Jeffrey Dahmer Documentary Release

Milwaukee Police Detective Patrick Kennedy joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News to discuss a new documentary
on the bizarre story surrounding the crimes of Jeffrey Dahmer.

02/15/2013

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Low Payout Limits Can Hinder Wrongfully Convicted

An innocent Texas man was convicted of rape and robbery and served 30 years in prison before his conviction was overturned. The state paid him $2.4 million in compensation plus annuities of $13,000 per month.

02/03/2013

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Report: Wis. Temple Shooter Had No Drugs In System

A white supremacist with a history of alcohol problems had no drugs in his system when he walked into a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee this summer and fatally shot six people before killing himself, according to a toxicology report released Wednesday.

11/21/2012

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Milwaukee Election Officials Didn’t Check List

More than 200 people who registered to vote at the polls in Milwaukee on the first day of in-person early voting were not checked against a list of felons ineligible to vote. The mistake was discovered Monday, the first day of in-person early voting in the state.

10/23/2012

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Police Find Fire, Chaos At Wis. Spa Where 7 Shot, 3 Killed

A Wisconsin man who had been accused of domestic violence and slashing his wife’s tires took a gun into the spa where she worked Sunday and shot seven women, three fatally, before killing himself, a police chief said.

10/21/2012

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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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Wis. Police Release Video Of Temple Gunman

A white supremacist who killed a half-dozen people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee last month chased down the first police officer on the scene, pumping round after round into him as he lay wounded behind a parked car, video released Monday showed.

09/10/2012

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Wis. Sikh Temple Member Killed In Apparent Robbery

Members of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin are dealing with another tragic loss, nearly two weeks after a gunman killed six people at their place of worship in Oak Creek.

08/17/2012

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Good Question: Are We More Violent Than Before?

From the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo. to Sunday’s temple attack outside Milwaukee, Wis. — two mass shootings in two weeks have raised a lot of Good Questions.

08/06/2012

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Patient Dies At Wis. Mental Health Facility

The Milwaukee County sheriff’s office is investigating after a 57-year-old patient died at the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division.

07/28/2012

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Suspect Arrested In Wis. Service Dog Hit-And-Run

Waukesha police have arrested a man suspected in a hit-and-run that killed a service dog.

06/15/2012

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Wisconsin’s Walker Raises $30M In Face Of Recall

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has raised more than $30 million since he took office, including a remarkable $5.8 million in the last five weeks reported to Wisconsin regulators Tuesday.

05/29/2012

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2 Wis. Drivers Face Tentative 6th-OWI Charges

Two Wisconsin drivers face tentative charges of sixth-offense drunken driving after separate incidents in Janesville and Milwaukee.

05/28/2012

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Clock Ticks Down To Walker-Barrett Showdown

In just ten days, Wisconsin voters will decide if Governor Scott Walker stays in office or is replaced.

05/26/2012

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Police: Wis. Man Tried To Give Baby To Passing Drivers

Milwaukee police say a man was arrested after he was seen running in traffic — trying to hand a baby to passing motorists.

05/24/2012

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Milwaukee Mayor Will Try Again To Beat Walker

The Democrats’ hope for ousting Scott Walker is a low-key, well-liked Milwaukee mayor whose last brush with fame came when he interceded in a fight outside the Wisconsin State Fair and got badly beaten with a tire iron.

05/09/2012

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Animal Shelter Opens Due To Wis. Cat With 26 Toes

A Milwaukee area shelter saved by a cat with 26 toes is opening at its new location.

04/27/2012

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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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Wisconsin Cheese Auctioned For $8,400

The low-fat Dutch Gouda that won a world cheese championship in Madison last month has been auctioned off for $350 per pound.

04/13/2012

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Santorum To Campaign In Wisconsin Ahead Of Primary

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum plans several stops in Wisconsin ahead of the state’s presidential primary.

03/22/2012

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