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Suspect in Minnesota officer killing in custody

Police in Minnesota say a man wanted in the shooting death of an officer is in custody after being shot by police. More>>

Stroebel gives campaign another financial boost

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- State Rep. Duey Stroebel has donated another $350,000 to his congressional campaign in recent weeks, as he runs for the Wisconsin seat now held by retiring Republican Rep. Tom Petri.
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Wisconsin voter ID ruling creates confusion

A court-ordered change to Wisconsin's photo identification law designed to cut down on voter fraud is creating confusion that some say may lead to more lawsuits and, ironically, fraud. Policy makers, attorneys and voter ID experts were struggling Friday with how to interpret a Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling. More>>

Minnesota gay marriage law reaches anniversary

(AP) -- It's been a year since Minnesota's gay and lesbian couples got the right to legally marry.The anniversary of the state allowing same-sex marriage arrived Friday. It was a quieter scene than last year when couples lined up to exchange vows at the stroke of midnight.Thousands of gay couples have obtained marriage licenses in the first year. Minnesota is one of 19 states where gay marriage is legal.
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Minimum wage increases to $8 an hour in Minnesota Video included

(AP) -- Minimum-wage earners in Minnesota get a pay raise to $8 an hour.For Minnesota's lowest-paid workers, the most welcome move the Legislature made this year was increasing the minimum wage for the first time in nearly a decade.The hourly wage moves from $6.15 to $8, the first in a series of steps that will eventually set it at $9.50 an hour for big companies, including those with gross annual sales topping a half-million dollars. Smaller companies phase up to $7.25 an hour next year, whi... More>>

Prosecutor: Peanut plant faked salmonella results

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- A federal prosecutor says a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak fabricated food-safety lab results sent to customers including food giant Kellogg's. More>>

Parents sue caregiver website company over death

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) -- A Kenosha couple is suing the woman charged in the death of their baby and the caregiver screening web site they used to hire her.Nathan and Reggan Koopmeiners say Care.com did not perform the background check they paid for when they hired Sarah Gumm in 2012.
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Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds porn convictions

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld child porn convictions in two separate cases, overturning earlier rulings.In the case of Jeremiah Purtell, the court said Friday that his probation officer's warrantless search of his home computer that turned up child pornography did not violate his constitutional rights against illegal search and seizure. More>>

Wisconsin officials ask public to help count deer

Wisconsin officials are asking residents to keep a tally of deer they see in daylight hours.WLUK-TV reports the state is kicking of Operation Deer Watch on Friday. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says data reported by the public help monitor deer reproduction and determine the population size.The department says this season's count is especially important.
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Paper airplane takes EAA AirVenture by storm Video included

A company at EAA AirVenture is debuting a new paper airplane that can be flown using bluetooth technology A company at EAA AirVenture is debuting a new paper airplane that can be flown using bluetooth technology

With all the planes at EAA AirVenture, there is none quite like the "Power Up 3.0." It's a paper airplane with Bluetooth capability sold for the first time ever in Oshkosh this week. More>>

New report details "Burden of Suicide in Wisconsin"

MADISON (WKOW) --Wisconsin health officials say a new report will help guide state suicide prevention programs. More>>

Grant Co. man charged with numerous crimes against children

Lancaster man charged with numerous crimes against children.
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Oral arguments set in John Doe appeal

Oral arguments are set for Sept. 9 in the appeal of a federal judge's ruling halting an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's recall campaign and other conservative groups. More>>

Crandon voters recall mayor

Residents of a northeastern Wisconsin community have recalled their mayor. More>>

Minnesota officials consider high-speed rail

Minnesota officials are holding public meetings on a proposed high-speed train linking Rochester to the Twin Cities. More>>

Archbishop says he didn't mismanage abuse scandal

The head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is defending his handling of a sex abuse scandal. More>>

Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases

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The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters. More>>

MNsure board approves extra $3.16M for consultants

Minnesota's health insurance exchange plans to pay another $3.16 million to get more work from a consulting firm that's helping to fix its troubled information technology system. More>>

State chamber issues statement on outsourcing

The Wisconsin state chamber of commerce is wading into the ongoing debate in the governor's race over outsourcing. More>>

WI Supreme Court rulings on 3 major issues coming Thursday

The Wisconsin Supreme Court plans to rule Thursday in three major cases. More>>

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  • Loggers top Battle Creek 8-4, End 6-game slide

    Loggers top Battle Creek 8-4, End 6-game slide

    The La Crosse Loggers ended a six-game slide Friday night, beating the Battle Creek Bombers 8-4 at C.O. Brown Stadium.Mike Nadratowski led the way for the Loggers with three hits and an RBI. Aaron Knapp and Nash Knight each added a pair of RBI.The Loggers return home to Copeland Park Saturday and Sunday to battle the Madison Mallards.More >>
    The La Crosse Loggers ended a six-game slide Friday night, beating the Battle Creek Bombers 8-4 at C.O. Brown Stadium.Mike Nadratowski led the way for the Loggers with three hits and an RBI. Aaron Knapp and Nash Knight each added a pair of RBI.The Loggers return home to Copeland Park Saturday and Sunday to battle the Madison Mallards.More >>
  • Friday's Local Scores

    Friday's Local Scores

    Friday's Local ScoresAmerican Legion State Tournament:Onalaska 1, Union Grove 2 - 8 Innings - Onalaska faces elimination SaturdayViroqua 6, Nekoosa 10 - Viroqua eliminatedNWL:La Crosse 8, Battle Creek 4 - Loggers snap 6-game slideMore >>
    Friday's Local ScoresAmerican Legion State Tournament:Onalaska 1, Union Grove 2 - 8 Innings - Onalaska faces elimination SaturdayViroqua 6, Nekoosa 10 - Viroqua eliminatedNWL:La Crosse 8, Battle Creek 4 - Loggers snap 6-game slideMore >>
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    Let QB battle begin for the Badgers

    Let QB battle begin for the Badgers

    Madison, WI (WXOW) It came as no surprise that much of the discussion during Friday's Badgers football media day centered around the starting quarterback battle between Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy, who played safety last year.More >>
    Madison, WI (WXOW) It came as no surprise that much of the discussion during Friday's Badgers football media day centered around the starting quarterback battle between Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy, who played safety last year.More >>
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