Daily Updates

US families ordered out of Guantanamo as hurricane approaches

The commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay Saturday ordered the evacuation of families and other nonessential personnel from the outpost in southeast Cuba because

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Official: No 'manipulation' of data seen in election hacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers have made their way into state election systems “in a few cases,” but the federal government hasn’t found “any

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Walker calls for FEMA assessment of flood damage

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct a preliminary damage assessment of public infrastructure in 12 Wisconsin

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Matthew strengthens into Category 5 hurricane in Caribbean

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Hurricane Matthew grew into a powerful Category 5 storm late Friday as it crossed the Caribbean Sea on a course that could have it pounding

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State ordered to probe issuance of IDs

MADISON — A federal judge Friday ordered the state of Wisconsin to investigate whether transportation workers are failing to issue temporary photo identification for

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Gunfire brings prison terms

Two men will each spend two years in prison for their roles in a January incident in which shots were fired into a Menomonie Street house.

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Fallen firefighters ceremony planned

The Eau Claire Fire Department and Firefighters Local 487 invite the public to a service honoring firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

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Coat and blanket distribution today

An average of 10 percent of Wisconsin residents live in poverty, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Though it’s hard to believe, there are people in western Wisconsin

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Judge orders state to probe report that DMV gave false information on voter ID

The state of Wisconsin must investigate a report that Division of Motor Vehicles employees gave false information to people who applied for IDs to vote, a federal judge

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US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday.

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Walker explains decisions during first Facebook Live chat

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is explaining policy decisions ranging from refusing to expand Medicaid in Wisconsin to freezing college tuition in his first

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Volunteers turn field into playground at Jeffers Road Park

Volunteers drilled, lifted and fitted objects together as they transformed a vacant prairie field into a playground to be used by children this morning. 

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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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Girls seriously injured when dogs attack

BROWN DEER, Wis. (AP) — Two girls are recovering after they were attacked by two dogs in a Milwaukee suburb.

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