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Gov. Walker’s ‘Go Packers’ Removed From Stadium Beam

Fears that a Packers-tainted beam would end up in the new Vikings stadium have been alleviated, according to the construction firm working on the project. Over the weekend, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker reportedly wrote “Go Packers” on a steel beam at a Wisconsin shop that’s helping build the new $1 billion stadium.

11/04/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 11-4-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Click the link above to listen back to some of Dave’s ELECTION DAY coverage.

11/04/2014

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Original Famous Dave’s Restaurant Destroyed In Fire

The Original Famous Dave’s barbecue restaurant, located in Hayward, Wisconsin, was destroyed in a fire early Monday morning. Owner Dave Anderson said in a Facebook post that he got a call about the fire at about 4:30 a.m. Monday.

11/03/2014

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Man Brings Gun To Gov. Walker Rally, Didn’t See Sign

A Wisconsin man isn’t happy about being forced to leave his gun outside during a rally for Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Forty-six-year-old Jay Brendemuehl of Pardeeville showed up at the rally at a Sun Prairie equipment business on Monday with a pistol plainly strapped to his side.

11/03/2014

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Report: Scott Walker Wrote ‘Go Packers’ On Beam For Vikings Stadium

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker might have committed a political version of football’s unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on a piece of material that will be part of the Minnesota Vikings new $1 billion stadium. Walker says he wrote a little message on one of the beams to be used in the new stadium in downtown Minneapolis.

11/03/2014

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22-Year-Old Woman Charged In Shootout

A 22-year-old woman accused of exchanging gunfire with sheriff’s deputies in northwestern Wisconsin is facing four felony charges.

11/03/2014

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Shootout Sends Wounded Suspect To Hospital

A standoff and shootout in northwestern Wisconsin ended after the suspect was shot and wounded by sheriff’s deputies. Douglas County sheriff’s officials say the female suspect got into an argument with her mother Wednesday at a residence in Lake Nebagamon and pulled a gun.

10/30/2014

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Obama Goes To Wisconsin In Bid To Oust Gov. Walker

President Barack Obama is making a rare appearance on the campaign trail to help the Democratic challenger to Gov. Scott Walker in Wisconsin’s hotly contested race. Obama was scheduled to campaign Tuesday evening with Democrat Mary Burke, a former Trek Bicycles executive and state commerce secretary who is running close against Walker.

10/27/2014

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Wis. Woman Arrested For 7th OWI

A woman has been arrested in Washington County on suspicion of driving drunk, which would be her seventh such offense.

10/27/2014

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Motorcyclist Dies After Fleeing Police, Crashing

A Horicon man has died after he allegedly fled from authorities on a motorcycle, left the roadway then crashed into a power pole.

10/26/2014

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5 Must Watch College Football Games This Weekend

The first college football playoff rankings come out Tuesday so the Top 25 teams around the country are definitely looking to defend their ranking or move up by notching a big win. With that being said, let’s take a look at the five most important and must watch college football games this weekend.

10/25/2014

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Wisconsin Teacher Rescues Crashed Pilot From Lake–And His Dog

A Wisconsin elementary school teacher is being called a hero after he rescued a pilot whose small plane crashed into a lake.

10/24/2014

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Burke Continues To Outspend Walker On TV

The latest estimates of television advertising spending in Wisconsin’s hotly contested governor’s race shows Democrat Mary Burke and her backers continue to outpace Gov. Scott Walker and his supporters.

10/24/2014

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Hunters Kill 98 Wisconsin Wolves

It looks like Wisconsin’s third wolf season could be over soon. The season began on Oct. 15. It’s slated to run until Feb. 28 or until hunters reach the 150-animal statewide kill limit.

10/23/2014

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Doctors Differ On Preteen ‘Slenderman’ Suspect’s Mental State

Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional horror character is fit to stand trial. A Wisconsin judge said Wednesday that he received a report from a state doctor who believes the girl could help with her defense.

10/22/2014

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