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News Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Governor Scott Walker says he will deal with a drop in tax collections by controlling expenses and by doing things to help the overall economy improve. Walker was asked about tax collections coming in 2 percent less than estimates on Friday during an interview on WTMJ-AM. Democrats seized on the bad tax collection report today, saying it shows Walker's policies are failing.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The UW-Madison Police Department is warning students of the dangers of drinking too much alcohol after a student registered an extremely high blood-alcohol level. Campus police made contact early today with a 25-year-old UW-Madison student who was stumbling as he walked up a stairwell in a parking ramp. The student was taken to detox for his own safety.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Prosecutors have charged a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy with killing his wife and sister-in-law last week. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne filed two charges of first-degree intentional homicide against Andrew Steele today. Steele resigned from the Dane County Sheriff's Department in June after he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A judge says a Wisconsin man convicted in a child pornography case in North Dakota must pay $3,250 to one of the victims. Fifty-eight-year-old Robert Evans of Waukesha was found guilty in October 2013 on 14 counts of possession of child pornography. He was sentenced earlier this year to 10 years in prison.

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