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Packers trade up in draft, take Indiana OT Jason Spriggs in second round

GREEN BAY — The Packers have added heft up front in the NFL draft.

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Woman cut baby from womb, gets 100 years' prison

BOULDER, Colo. — A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for

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Wisconsin attorney general asks appeals court to stay right-to-work ruling

MADISON — Wisconsin’s attorney general has asked an appellate court for an emergency stay of a Dane County judge’s ruling striking down the state’s

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$50 million-plus high school football palaces rise in Texas

DALLAS — A suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium.

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Police identify victims in fatal Wisconsin Rapids shootings

MADISON — Wisconsin Rapids police have identified the man and two children who died in an apparent double murder-suicide this week.

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Series of errors cited in deadly U.S. attack on Afghanistan hospital

WASHINGTON — Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan

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Report: Tourists spent $11.9 billion in Wisconsin in 2015

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Visitors spent nearly $12 billion in Wisconsin last year, making it the sixth straight year of increasing tourism spending in the state, according to a

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Democrats question withholding infection information

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Assembly Democrats want to know why state health officials delayed telling people that a blood infection was spreading in Wisconsin. The Department of

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Eau Claire donut shop to donate sales in memory of local drownings

Eau Claire’s Dunkin’ Donuts, 2836 N. Clairemont Ave., will donate all of its Sunday, May 15, sales to local water safety efforts in honor of two people who died

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Plans announced for Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Rice Lake

RICE LAKE - Larson Companies plans to build a 90-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Rice Lake on the site of the former Bear Paw Company just off U.S. 53 at Highway 48.

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Hudson High classmates share perfect ACT score

HUDSON (AP) — Achieving a perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam is a feat that less than one-tenth of one percent of American students achieve annually.

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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 Thursday:

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Commission backs bridge-lighting plan

A plan to light the Phoenix Park pedestrian bridge took one step closer to happening after the city Waterways and Parks Commission this week gave its approval to the project.

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Caller threatens Target over restroom policy

Angry at Target’s transgender bathroom policy, a caller Wednesday called the portrait studio at Target, 3649 S. Hastings Way, saying he wanted to kill people, according

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Indicated businessman filed for bankruptcy protection

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin businessman indicted in an alleged scheme to fraudulently obtain bank loans has filed for bankruptcy protection. Ronald Van Den Heuvel, of De

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