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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Now that Wisconsin has landed a coveted Foxconn plant it will need to quickly transition to a more highly skilled workforce than the assembly lines that established the state's manufacturing legacy. Some of the higher-end positions could be for engineers and software developers and those jobs aren't always easy to fill.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A judge has ordered computer-maker Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on final damages. A jury in 2015 found Cupertino, California-based Apple infringed on a patent held by the foundation, which supports research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) - The family of a central Illinois man who drowned while on a fishing trip at a resort in Canada is suing the southeastern Wisconsin-based company that runs the resort. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the wrongful death action filed in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee claims that North Haven Resort in Manitoba was negligent, didn't provide Neil Brown a life preserver and didn't train the boat driver properly.

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) - The road to recovery hasn't been easy for 18-year-old Hunter Gillett who was seriously injured in a plane crash in Barron County two months ago. Gillett says he's had back surgery, some ankle surgeries and facial surgeries.

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