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Voters Get First Chance To See Walker With Burke

Wisconsin voters get a chance to assess Gov. Scott Walker alongside Democratic challenger Mary Burke as the two meet for a live debate broadcast nationwide.

10/10/2014

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Wisconsin Truck Driver Arrested In Fatal Crash

Wisconsin authorities have arrested a man who they say caused a fatal crash in a dump truck while he was intoxicated. The La Crosse County District Attorney’s Office says the 36-year-old man faces a charge of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle in the July crash that killed 29-year-old Jason Songer of La Crescent, Minnesota.

10/08/2014

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Federal Judge Says Hold On Gay Marriages Is Lifted

A federal judge in Wisconsin says she is lifting her hold on an order allowing same-sex marriages to take place in Wisconsin. Judge Barbara Crabb declared Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage unconstitutional in June, but she put her ruling on hold a week later while the state appealed. The hold was set to expire as soon as appeals ended.

10/07/2014

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Michelle Obama Rallies Young Voters In Wisconsin

First lady Michelle Obama is rallying young voters in Wisconsin’s governor’s race, saying if they show up to vote Republican Gov. Scott Walker can be defeated. Obama appeared at a rally Tuesday near the University of Wisconsin campus before heading south to rally for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn at the University of Illinois.

10/07/2014

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Ex-Pastor Charged In Wisconsin Child Porn Case

Sheboygan County authorities have charged a former youth church director with 15 counts of possessing child pornography.

10/07/2014

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Gay Marriage Legal In Wisconsin After SCOTUS Move

The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court’s order effectively makes gay marriage legal in 30 states.

10/06/2014

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Emergency Responders Prepare For Oil Spill

Nearly 100 emergency responders are training this week on how to handle a large oil spill on the Mississippi River caused by a train derailment. The training is a response to rapidly rising rail shipments of crude oil from North Dakota that pass by the Mississippi.

10/02/2014

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Wis.’s Castle Doctrine Doesn’t Apply Outside Dwelling

A state appeals court has ruled that Wisconsin’s castle doctrine law doesn’t apply outside a dwelling.

10/01/2014

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Woman Accuses Wisconsin Billionaire Of Assault

A second woman has accused Racine billionaire Samuel Curtis Johnson III of sexual assault.

09/29/2014

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In Wis., 55 Died As A Result Of Domestic Violence In 2013

A new report sheds light on the life and death consequences of domestic violence in Wisconsin. The organization End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released a study that shows 55 people died as a result of domestic violence in 2013.

09/29/2014

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Gov. Chris Christie Campaigning In Minnesota, Wisconsin

Republican Jeff Johnson’s campaign for governor is about to get a boost from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie, who is also chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will be in Minnesota on Oct. 13 to campaign for Johnson.

09/29/2014

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Man Killed After Tire Flies Through Windshield In Wis.

A passenger in a car was killed after a tire flew off an oncoming vehicle and through the windshield of the victim’s car on the interstate in Dane County. The State Patrol says the fatal accident happened shortly after 1 a.m. Monday on Interstate 39/90 near Madison’s Beltline interchange.

09/29/2014

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Police: Wis. Teen Dies In ‘Car Surfing’ Accident

An 18-year-old western Wisconsin man is dead after authorities say he fell while “car surfing” early Saturday morning, according to the La Crosse Police Department. The fatal car accident occurred in the early morning hours Saturday, between midnight and 2 a.m., in the area of East Avenue, south of Losey Boulevard in La Crosse.

09/28/2014

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Mother Of Stabbing Victim, 12, Talks About Ordeal

The mother of a 12-year-old Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times says her daughter’s will to live is the reason she found the strength to crawl out of the woods to get help following the attack. Stacie Leutner and her husband have been talking with ABC’s David Muir about their daughter and her ordeal last May following a sleepover with two classmates.

09/26/2014

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8 Confirmed Infectious Disease Cases For Wis. School District

A western Wisconsin school district investigating an outbreak of an infectious disease says there’ve been eight confirmed cases of Campylobacter infection in its students.

09/25/2014

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