DETROIT — For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon’s second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities. But they’re advised to not make the same kind of promises to just anyone. Cities such as Detroit, Memphis, Tenn.; and Gary, Ind., failed to make Amazon’s first cut as the online giant narrowed its list to 20 prospective sites for the $5 billion project that could employ up to 50,000 people. Looking on
Friday's Scores BOYS BASKETBALL Albany 63, Argyle 44 Altoona 49, Thorp 35 Antigo 81, Northland Pines 47 Appleton East 64, Appleton North 55 Appleton West 55, Hortonville 48 Arrowhead 56, Kettle Moraine 53 Assumption 66, Rib Lake 64, OT Auburndale 83, Chequamegon 26 Augusta 64, Gilmanton 60 Barneveld 51, Black Hawk 34 Benton 56, Belmont 33 Black River Falls 70, Westby 46 Blair-Taylor 82, Lincoln 61 Bloomer 49, Cumberland 47 Boscobel 60, Riverdale 45 Brookfield Academy 82,
PHILADELPHIA — State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best choice for Amazon’s second headquarters. But many of them will not disclose the tax breaks or other financial incentives they are offering the online giant. More than 15 states and cities, including Chicago, Cleveland and Las Vegas, refused requests from The Associated Press to detail the promises they made to try to lure the company. Among the
Tuesday's Scores BOYS BASKETBALL Altoona 68, Menomonie 56 Arrowhead 71, Waukesha North 70 Ashwaubenon 64, Green Bay Southwest 61 Bangor 66, Royall 56 Bay Port 69, De Pere 52 Beaver Dam 65, Reedsburg Area 47 Belleville 54, Darlington 51 Berlin 60, Adams-Friendship 45 Black River Falls 60, Cameron 50 Bloomer 64, Barron 41 Brookfield Academy 82, Saint Francis 37 Brookfield Central 66, Marquette University 59 Brookfield East 74, Menomonee Falls 66 Cashton 77, New Lisbon 69
RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Republicans cheered Thursday when their candidate won a state House of Delegates race by luck of the draw, having his name chosen first out of ceramic bowl. But inside a conference room in Richmond’s Capitol Square, where the drawing was held, it was all agony of defeat and no joy of victory. That’s because Republican David Yancey skipped the drawing, while Democratic challenger Shelley Simonds and many of her supporters absorbed it in stunned silence.
Wisconsin took home two of the four major Big Ten Awards handed out by the Associated Press on Wednesday. Paul Chryst won another Big Ten coach of the year after earning the honor from both the conference’s coaches and media last week. He’s compiled a 33-7 record at UW and won two Big Ten West titles in three years. True freshman running back Jonathan Taylor was named the conference’s newcomer of the year after rushing for 1,847 yards and 13 touchdowns on 273 carries this
SEATTLE — For most of the time Syrian refugee Mohammad Al Zayed has been in the United States, judges have been wrestling with the Trump administration’s efforts to impose travel restrictions that he says would keep him from seeing relatives who remain overseas. It’s taken an emotional toll — one that continues this week as two U.S. appeals courts take up the issue yet again. “It’s been 10 months, and we’re stuck,” Al Zayed, a janitor at