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Lambeau's Shopko gate has new metal detectors

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Some football fans heading into Lambeau Field Saturday for the Green Bay Packers first preseason home game this year will encounter newly

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5 arrested on weapons, drugs, stolen property accusations

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Five people have been arrested in Douglas County on possible charges related to weapons, drugs and stolen property.

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State officials: Both slain journalists shot in head; cause of death listed as homicide

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

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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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Man, 18, charged in fatal shooting of teen in La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — An 18-year-old man has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in La Crosse.

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Authorities identify man killed in crop-dusting plane crash

HANCOCK, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a pilot who was killed when a crop-dusting plane crashed in Hancock in central Wisconsin.

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GOP candidate Trump to offer plan to overhaul US tax code

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is promising to offer a plan within a month to overhaul the tax system, calling himself “king of

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3 arrested in connection with deaths of 71 migrants in truck

VIENNA (AP) — Three people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation were arrested overnight in Hungary in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in a

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Funds from Calif. charity check-off program often go unused

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The chairman of California’s Senate Governance and Finance committee said Thursday that he will ask committee staff to review all state

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One of Minn. woman’s conjoined twins dies

AURORA, Colo. — A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour

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Obama praises New Orleans on visit to mark Katrina anniversary

NEW ORLEANS — Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans

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Va. shooter’s rising anger had been noticed

ROANOKE, Va. — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss’ hand as two police officers walked him to

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On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger

MONETA, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss’ hand as two police officers walked

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Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains

NEW YORK (AP) — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald’s, Burger King and

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Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' has died

Darryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker “Chocolate Thunder” and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.

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