Posted Monday, August 13, 2012 --- 6:20 a.m.
Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) -- Sikh worshippers in Wisconsin have held a ceremony involving a flag pole before their first Sunday prayer service since a white supremacist killed six people at their temple before committing suicide. About 100 people are gathered yesterday in the parking lot of the temple in Oak Creek, where several dozen men and boys took down a flag pole covered with orange cloth. The Sikhs washed it in water and milk before rewrapping it in a fresh cloth.
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- A homecoming for newly chosen vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has caused the Wisconsin Republican to get a little emotional. The congressman took the stage Sunday evening in Waukesha, looked out over a fairgrounds crowd of thousands and wiped away tears. Ryan was named Saturday as Republican Mitt Romney's running mate.
CHICAGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama is calling Mitt Romney's running mate the "ideological leader" of Republicans in Congress. He says that ideology has led to gridlock, dysfunction and a top-down approach to growing the economy. Obama made the remarks at a Chicago fundraiser yesterday.
TOWN OF BURLINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- A pilot and his passenger are OK after a small home-built plane made a crash landing near the Burlington Municipal Airport. The Racine County sheriff's office says the plane crashed Saturday afternoon. The male pilot and his female passenger reported minor injuries.
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