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    • Jayme Closs: man gets life sentence for kidnapping teen and killing her parents
      Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to intentional homicide and kidnapping, after Closs was held for 88 daysA Wisconsin man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mys…
      - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 5:20pm -
    • Trump vows America 'will never be a socialist country' during Wisconsin rally
      President touts his economic record and claimed his tax cuts had benefited all Americans, a claim disputed by many economistsDonald Trump vowed America “will never be a socialist country” as he rallied supporters in Wisconsin on Saturday night an…
      - 28 days ago, 28 Apr 19, 9:55am -
    • Anonymous Comes to Town: hackers take on sexual assault in Ohio
      New Guardian documentary follows group’s exposure of high school sexual assault caseThe sleepy, rust-belt city of Steubenville, Ohio, was once best known for its high school sports and for being the birthplace of Dean Martin. That changed after the…
      - 38 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 8:26am -
    • Top 10 books set in the American midwest
      From Willa Cather to Jim Harrison, author Nickolas Butler casts his eye over literature that captures the spirit of ‘flyover country’I live in “flyover country”, far from America’s metropolitan coasts. I wouldn’t have it any other way. Fo…
      - 46 days ago, 10 Apr 19, 7:00am -
    • Jayme Closs: man pleads guilty to kidnapping teenager
      Jake Patterson from Wisconsin admits kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents.His admission spares the girl, who was held captive in a remote cabin…
      - 59 days ago, 27 Mar 19, 7:08pm -
    • Wisconsin judge blocks Republican bid to weaken governor and erode voting rights
      Democrats condemned laws passed during lame-duck session after Republicans lost governorship as illegal power-grab A Wisconsin judge has temporarily blocked Republican laws that curtailed the powers of a newly elected Democratic governor and rolled b…
      - 65 days ago, 21 Mar 19, 3:17pm -
    • High school under scrutiny after cheerleaders given 'Big Boobie' and 'Big Booty' awards
      Awards given out at ceremony attended by parents and coachesCoach in charge is still working at Wisconsin high school A cheerleading coach at a Wisconsin high school defended prizes given to her students that included the “Big Boobie Award” and t…
      - 95 days ago, 20 Feb 19, 8:33am -
    • Away from national coverage, activists are still fighting to remove racist monuments
      Though national news outlets are paying less attention, efforts to remove Confederate statues and other memorials are alive and wellShortly after the horror of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, there was extensive reporting on the snap de…
      - 8 Feb 19, 6:00am -
    • Fire and ice: what it's like to be a firefighter in a polar vortex
      For first responders, good equipment is essential but extreme cold means having support teams on hand to battle the frostIt was 10:30am last Wednesday morning when Bimbo Gifford, assistant chief of the Cameron fire department in Wisconsin, received n…
      - 6 Feb 19, 1:00am -
    • Foxconn makes U-turn on $10bn Wisconsin factory after call with Trump
      Tech giant said it will build facility after speaking with president – but no mention of job creationTaiwanese tech giant Foxconn Technology said Friday it would build a heavily subsidized $10bn factory in Wisconsin days after the company appeared…
      - 1 Feb 19, 3:12pm -

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    • newMan reports voices in truck, faces impaired driving charge
      MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a semitrailer driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after he called 911 to report hearing voices in his truck.
      - 10 hours ago, 25 May 19, 12:48pm -
    • newGreat Lakes colder than normal over long holiday weekend
      DETROIT (AP) — It's certainly more chills than thrills in the Great Lakes as the summer season unofficially kicks off with the Memorial Day weekend.
      - 11 hours ago, 25 May 19, 12:04pm -
    • newJudge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors
      MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers.
      - 12 hours ago, 25 May 19, 11:24am -
    • newSuperior lab works on ending invasive species in Great Lakes
      SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Superior is running the only Great Lakes land-based facility that tests the success of technologies designed to prevent the spread of invasive species through ships' ballast water.
      - 12 hours ago, 25 May 19, 10:41am -
    • newBartenders share stories from historic La Crosse bar
      LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — In a city with never-ending bar options, Del's Bar in La Crosse sticks out. It's been open since 1933 in a historic brick building downtown. Step inside on any given day and you'll find regulars…
      - 22 hours ago, 25 May 19, 1:05am -
    • newProducers grapple with UW Health's shift from local food
      MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In February of this year, Tommy Stauffer of Vitruvian Farms in McFarland went to meet with UW Health. Vitruvian had been selling salad greens, tomatoes and microgreens to the hospital's cafeterias for more than three years.
      - 22 hours ago, 25 May 19, 1:05am -
    • newMilwaukee youth workforce program transforms lives
      MILWAUKEE (AP) — When JaQuawn Seals was 16 years old, his life was following a trajectory that would probably have resulted in jail time or his death. As a gang member, Seals wasn't making good decisions, but he eventually made…
      - 22 hours ago, 25 May 19, 1:01am -
    • newThe Latest: Jayme Closs' family satisfied with sentence
      BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local):
      - 23 hours ago, 25 May 19, 12:18am -
    • Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs gets life in prison
      BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents after the girl told the judge she that wanted him "locked up forever" for trying to steal…
      - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 10:37pm -
    • Statement of Jayme Closs at sentencing for abductor
      BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Jayme Closs' statement at Friday's sentencing for Jake Patterson, the 21-year-old man who killed her parents and kidnapped her last October, holding her captive for 88 days before she escaped. Closs did not appear in court,…
      - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 5:28pm -
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