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NCAA referee is target of death threats after Kentucky loss

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Referee John Higgins of Omaha reported he received death threats after Kentucky’s loss to North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament, a Nebraska law

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2 former Christie aides get prison for bridge revenge plot

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for their role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the

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Census suggests counting LGBT, then "corrects," deletes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since “corrected” the proposal to

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Officer killed along with 3 others in Wisconsin laid to rest

WESTON (AP) — Hundreds of law enforcement officers are among those who have gathered to pay respects to a Wisconsin detective killed in the line of duty along with

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Schneider does not rule out GOP Senate run in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A political newcomer from a well-known Wisconsin family is not ruling out a run for U.S. Senate as a Republican.

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Appeals court upholds conviction cleared with DNA evidence

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin appeals court says a man convicted of sexual assault was properly granted a new trial based on newly discovered DNA evidence.

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Wisconsin official settles pollution case with no fine

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has settled a case with no fine at all after years of declining financial penalties for Wisconsin

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Health study has good, bad news for Eau Claire County

Eau Claire County ranked 21st out of 72 counties for health outcomes and 17th for health factors according to a study released today.

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Budget committee rips Scott Walker's self-insurance plan for state workers

MADISON —Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to self-insure state workers came under attack Tuesday from the Legislature’s budget committee, which questioned $60

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Priebus a central figure in Trump's White House drama

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the behind-the-scenes drama of who’s up and who’s down in Donald Trump’s White House, chief of staff Reince Priebus is playing a

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3 storm chasers die in crash during Southern Plains storms

SPUR, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a truck driver was killed when powerful winds upended his tractor-trailer on an Oklahoma interstate, while three storm chasers died

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Supreme Court chief justice: Keep court watchdog independent

MADISON —Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Roggensack told lawmakers Tuesday that putting the state’s judicial watchdog panel under the control of the high

10 hrs ago
Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

CHICAGO (AP) — Environmental groups that have hired scores of new lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from

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Bill to limit privacy passes

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled Congress on Tuesday passed a bill for President Donald Trump’s signature that would empower internet service providers to

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