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2014-10-31

Milwaukee police support no confidence vote in Chief Flynn

Members of the union representing Milwaukee Police officers overwhelming supported a no confidence vote in Police Chief Edward Flynn. The Milwaukee Police Association announced Friday that 99-percent of its members voted against Flynn. The vote comes after Flynn fired Officer…

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Early voting surpasses 2012 recall election numbers

More than 240,300 absentee ballots have been cast so far, according to the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board. Today is the last day of early voting for the November 4th general election. The state elections agency says, of the 240,308 ballots…

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Mary Burke pushes back on Trek firing claims

Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke pushes back on claims she was fired from her family’s business. As Burke and Governor Scott Walker crisscross the state in the final days leading up to the election, both are asked about claims…

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State appeals order to release Schimel training videos

The state Department of Justice is appealing a judge’s order to release a pair of training videos to Democrats. The videos were taken during training sessions led by Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate for attorney general.…

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2014-10-30

Rambo sentenced to life for murder of estranged wife

A Park Falls man convicted of killing his estranged wife will likely spend likely the rest of his life in prison. William Rambo faced sentencing in the case on Thursday. He entered an Alford plea to murder charges in August,…

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Last day for early voting in Wisconsin

Today marks the final day that voters can cast an absentee ballot in person for next Tuesday’s election. Early voting hours in local municipal clerk’s offices end today at 5 p.m. or at the close of business, whichever is later.…

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Poll shows support for criminalizing 1st offense drunk driving

The last Marquette Law School poll of this election cycle is released this week and poll director Charles Franklin says supporters of Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke hold sharply differing views on most issues, with the…

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DNR focuses on education over enforcement

The head of law enforcement for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says a recent drop in citations should not be a seen as a sign the agency is any less-committed to enforcing the state’s environmental laws. Rather, Chief Conservation…

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Dane County judge orders release of training videos

A Dane County judge says the state Department of Justice must release two training videos that feature the Republican candidate for attorney general, Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel, even though the agency argues that making them public could put…

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Marshfield emergency responders hold Ebola drill

Emergency responders in Marshfield practiced Wednesday for the possibility of dealing with ebola patients. Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital transportation director Ted Ryan said proper procedures include encapsulating an ambulance, donning personal protective equipment and loading and delivering Ebola patients. “We…

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Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department adds drone

A new state law puts limits on how law enforcement can use unmanned sky cameras to watch over the rest of us. But Chippewa County sheriff’s officials say there are still a lot of useful-and-legal applications for the new drone…

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Wisconsin elections head predicts voter turnout at 57 percent

Expect plenty of Wisconsin residents to show up at the polls next Tuesday to cast their votes in a race for governor that both of the leading candidates admit will largely hinge on turnout. The state Government Accountability Board project…

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