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Wis. Gov. Signs Bill Allowing For Liquor Sampling At Stores

Samples of hard alcohol will soon be offered at liquor and grocery stores in Wisconsin under a bill Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law.

04/09/2015

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Obama: Gov. Walker’s Approach On Iran Deal Would Embolden Enemies

President Barack Obama said Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker would be taking a foolish approach if he follows through with vows to revoke a nuclear deal with Iran if elected president.

04/07/2015

NDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: Vitto Brown #30 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates with teammates after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Kentucky 71-64. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: X-Factors To Watch In Duke-Wisconsin Championship Game

The Blue Devils have young talent that’s ready to bolt for the NBA in a year or so, while Wisconsin’s personnel has withstood the test of time.

04/06/2015

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Couple Accused Of Locking Daughter In Basement Due In Court

A Wisconsin mother and stepfather accused of locking their 13-year-old daughter in a cold basement with no running water are due in court.

04/06/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts in the post game press conference with Andrew Harrison #5 and Willie Cauley-Stein #15 after being defeated by the Wisconsin Badgers during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Kentucky 71-64. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Five Things: Duke Dominates And Badgers Beat The Unbeaten

The Blue Devils and Badgers play for the title tonight at 9:18 p.m. ET on CBS.

04/06/2015

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NCAA Basketball Title Game Has Minnesota Ties

WCCO has been your home for the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The championship game Monday night may not include a Minnesota team, but it will have some strong Minnesota ties.

04/05/2015

Records: 19-Year-Old Killed By Officer Trusted Police

Police released hundreds of documents Friday related to the fatal police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Madison, including records that show he told his mother he trusted police after a 2014 arrest.

04/05/2015

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Minneapolis Federal Reserve to start Indian Country center

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis plans to start a national center to spur development on Indian reservations, which have been plagued by poverty passed down through generations, according to the Fed bank’s outgoing president.

04/04/2015

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1 Dead After Fiery Crash In Richmond, Wis.

One person is dead after a car crash Friday morning in Richmond, Wisconsin. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s office says the crash happened at about 11:42 a.m. on County Highway A, just south of West Richmond Way.

04/04/2015

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Wis. Woman Charged With Trying To Strangle Party Goer

A Mount Pleasant woman is accused of beating and strangling another female at a birthday party.

04/02/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 28: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats looks on with his team and their trophy after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Which Team Will Win The NCAA Basketball Title?

There are plenty of story lines for each squad as Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke head to Indianapolis for the Final Four. Duke and Michigan State face off first Saturday night, then we get Kentucky against Wisconsin for a night cap. The winners meet Monday night for the national championship. So which team will be celebrating when it’s all over?

04/02/2015

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Trooper Who Died In The Line Of Duty To Be Buried

The young trooper killed in a confrontation with a bank robbery suspect in Fond du Lac is being laid to rest.

03/30/2015

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Hundreds Expected At Memorial For Slain Wisconsin Trooper

A 21-year-old Wisconsin state trooper killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect is being remembered in his hometown.

03/29/2015

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4 Things To Know For Today: Missing Persons, The Final Four & Angelina Jolie

These are the four things you need to know for Sunday, March 29. They include the searches for two missing Minnesotans, an update from the March Madness basketball tournament, and a note from the Kids’ Choice Awards.

03/29/2015

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Father, Baby Killed When Pickup Rear-Ends Horse-Drawn Buggy

Authorities say a 21-year-old father and his 6-month-old child were killed when a pickup truck read-ended their horse-drawn buggy in western Wisconsin.

03/29/2015

Union: Test Shows Madison Officer Was Sober After Shooting

A white Madison Police officer who killed an unarmed biracial man earlier this month was sober after the shooting, according blood test results that the police union released Thursday.

03/26/2015

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Unemployment Up In Most Wisconsin Cities, Counties

Unemployment is up in most major Wisconsin cities and counties between January and February.

03/25/2015

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Wisconsin Trooper Killed In Shootout Was New Academy Grad

A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper just three months out of the academy died in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect also believed to have killed another motorist.

03/25/2015

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Wisconsin Judge To Hold Hearing On Right-To-Work Challenge

A Madison judge is set to hold a hearing on whether to temporarily block Wisconsin’s new right-to-work law.

03/19/2015

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Memorial Playground For Murdered Sisters Reaches Fundraising Goal

A memorial playground for three sisters killed by their father in western Wisconsin has reached its fundraising goal, thanks to the sale of their former home.

03/18/2015

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Walker Aide Quits After Questioning Iowa’s Role In Campaign

An aide to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s national political operation resigned late Tuesday after drawing heated criticism from the head of the Iowa Republican Party for questioning the state’s early role in the presidential nominating process.

03/18/2015

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Sheriff: Man Rescued From Ice On St. Croix River

Sheriff William Hutton said despite repeated warnings to stay off the ice, a man decided to walk on the St. Croix River when a chunk of it broke free, sending him for a ride downstream.

03/17/2015

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Republicans Says UW Autonomy Plan On ‘Life Support’

It doesn’t look like the Legislature will support Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to grant the University of Wisconsin System autonomy from state oversight and laws, including the setting of tuition rates, key lawmakers said Tuesday.

03/17/2015

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Wisconsin Sanctuary Finds New Home For Litter Of Puppies

Typically, Home for Life doesn’t deal in pet adoption. It’s a place dogs spend their days when they can’t be adopted because of age or medical issues. But a special case showed up to their front gate back in November, and no one could turn their backs on a dog that needed help.

03/14/2015

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Walker Draws Scrutiny From GOP Rivals For Changing Positions

Scott Walker’s rivals see him as an up-and-comer in the Republican race for president, so they are focusing on the Wisconsin governor’s changing positions on a number of issues.

03/14/2015

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