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2015-08-20

Wisconsin GAB fares well in latest audit

The latest audit of the GAB is generally favorable towards the state’s ethics and elections agency. Government Accountability Board director Kevin Kennedy said Thursday that overall the audit was “very positive” reflecting well on the GAB and its staff. “What…

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Woman shot and tazed as cops handle dog attack

A woman being attacked by a dog that had escaped from its owner’s yard was hit with a tazer probe and shot in the foot, as Kenosha Police tried to stop the attack Wednesday evening. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department…

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Soglin seeks consensus on downtown Madison homeless

Madison’s mayor hopes to “change some minds” on a major homeless problem in the Capital city’s downtown, particularly outside the City-County building a block south of the state Capitol. Mayor Paul Soglin said it’s a situation that has gotten way…

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Appleton police look for missing man

Appleton police are looking for help in a missing person case. Twenty-two-year-old John Lee of Appleton disappeared on June 21. Sergeant Dave Lund said officers were called to a trespassing complaint at Lee’s house, in the 1200 block of E.…

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Risser bill would require vets report animal abuse

A state lawmaker wants to require veterinarians in Wisconsin to report animal abuse. State Senator Fred Risser (D-Madison) says currently, Wisconsin vets are only required to report animal abuse to law enforcement if they suspect injuries have occurred from animal-fighting.…

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State of Wisconsin settles Talgo lawsuit

The state of Wisconsin has settled a lawsuit with train manufacturer Talgo. Spanish-based Talgo filed the lawsuit in late 2012 against Governor Scott Walker and Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb, over two passenger trains the company manufactured to run between Milwaukee…

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More than 50 animals seized from Clark County farm

More than 50 animals were seized from a Clark County farm on one of the hottest days of the year, after deputies reported that they were without water, food, or shelter. The Clark County Humane Society was called to the…

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Two killed in fiery Highway 47 crash

Two people are dead, after an SUV struck a semi hauling a load of plastic bags on State Highway 47 in Outagamie County on Wednesday. First responders went to the crash scene, just north of Black Creek, at around 11:30…

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2015-08-19

Wisconsin DOJ moves to dismiss redistricting suit

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has moved to dismiss a lawsuit filed over legislative district maps. The suit, filed last month on behalf of 12 plaintiffs, claimed the 2011 state Assembly district lines were drawn to advantage Republicans. The district…

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Teen kills woman in Wood County confrontation

The victim of a Monday night shooting in Wood County has been identified as 47-year-old Theresa Coates. Sherff’s Captain Quentin Ellis said Coates was shot by her daughter’s boyfriend, 17-year-old Miguel Oertel. The teen then turned the gun on himself…

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Stevens Point lowers first-time marijuana fine

The Stevens Point city council has voted to drop the fine for first-time possession of small amounts of marijuana from $300 dollars to $100 dollars, or the equivalent of an underage drinking fine. Supporters and opponents spoke prior to the…

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Sheriff: K-9 was in squad for 47 minutes

The Brown County Sheriff’s Department has provided a few more details surrounding the death of a police dog last week. Last Wednesday, K-9 Wix died while inside a parked squad car at the PGA Championship in Haven. Wix and his…

posted 2015/08/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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