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Man suffers severe burns when sheep costume ignites

Posted: 10/31/2006 - A Pulaski man is hospitalized at a burn center in Milwaukee after his home-made sheep costume caught fire at a bar in Suamico. The man suffered burns over 80% of his body when the cotton balls and glue ignited at Chambers Hill Bar early Sunday.

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Sales of snowmobiles lowest point in 13 years

Posted: 10/31/2006 - Manufacturers blame less snow and the increased popularity of all-terrain vehicles for a significant slowdown in snowmobile sales. Wisconsin has 216,000 registered snowmobiles.

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Getting tired of ads? Get mute button ready

Posted: 10/31/2006 - With a week to go before the general election, the barrage of political ads ramps up in the race for Wisconsin governor. Both Democratic incumbent Governor Jim Doyle and Republican challenger Mark Green each unveiled a new campaign ad on Monday.

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Retired Army officer rips military's Iraq policy

Posted: 10/31/2006 - A retired Army officer says during a Milwaukee visit that the US policy in Iraq was flawed from the beginning. Robert Gard said the military should have learned its lesson from Vietnam, but officials preferred to believe they'd never deal with those kinds of insurgencies again.

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Death Penalty Referendum Decision 2006 In Depth

Updated: 10/30/2006 - The upcoming referendum on the death penalty is non-binding, but that's not preventing opponents and supporters to voice their opinions on this controversial topic.

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Doyle outpacing Green in fundraising, poll numbers

Posted: 10/30/2006 - With just a week to go until Election Day, Doyle has a double-digit lead in a new poll and more cash on hand than his Republican opponent Mark Green. The Badger Poll released on Monday showed Doyle 14 points ahead of Green.

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Airfares Take Flight This Holiday Season

Updated: 10/30/2006 - This travel season is expected to be one of the busiest in years, but people shouldn't expect to find cheap fares. Airlines are really taking advantage of this surge in travel.

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Poll says Falk has 11-point lead in attorney general's race

Posted: 10/30/2006 - A poll released on Monday says Democrat Kathleen Falk has a double-digit lead in the race for attorney general. But the campaign of her Republican opponent JB Van Hollen says the results of the Badger Poll are unreliable.

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Vigil held for victims, charges filed in Milwaukee crash

Posted: 10/30/2006 - Friends and relatives gathered at a northwest side intersection this evening to remember the two brothers and a cousin killed when their car was hit by a sports utility vehicle ... with an accused drunken driver at the wheel.

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Elton John donates to fighting gay marraige ban

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Posted: 10/30/2006 - Rock music legend Elton John has donated $20,000 to a group trying to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in Wisconsin.

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Close Races Can Mean Big Turnout

Posted: 10/30/2006 - Another poll is released regarding Wisconsin's political races ... and experts say the results are close enough to drive a lot of people to the polls next Tuesday.

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Job cuts slated for Goodyear

Posted: 10/30/2006 - Goodyear says it plans to close a plant in Tyler, Texas. The move comes three weeks after workers at the factory and 15 other facilities -- including one in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin went on strike in part because of the tire maker's plan to shut down the plant.

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Body Found in Pool of Doubletree Hotel

Posted: 10/30/2006 - Madison police confirm that the body of a man was found in the pool of the Doubletree Hotel on West Johnson Street early Sunday morning. Investigators say alcohol appears to be a factor and are calling the drowning accidental.

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Trick or Treat Safety

Posted: 10/30/2006 - The US Consumer Product Safety Commission reports every year that there are burn incidents, costumes starting on fire and other hazards accompanying Halloween. They say it's important to make sure all walkways leading up to your home are clear and well lit.

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Halloween 2006 Deemed a Success

Posted: 10/30/2006 - No serious injuries. No pepper spray. No physical damage to property. Signs of Halloweens past were missing this year and city leaders hope those days are gone for good.

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Four Manitowoc County car-deer crashes overnight

Posted: 10/30/2006 - There were four collisions of cars and deer over Sunday night in Manitowoc County. But, the Sheriff's Department says no one was reported injured in any of them.

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Drowning, alcohol cited in La Crosse death

Posted: 10/30/2006 - The final autopsy report on the death of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse basketball player Lucas Homan this fall says it was the result of cold-water drowning.

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Woman stabbed to death at Wauwatosa hospice

Posted: 10/30/2006 - A 75-year-old West Allis woman is stabbed to death while a patient at a Wauwatosa hospice. Police say they have a 78-year-old suspect in custody in connection with today's stabbing of the woman in the chest at the Zilber Family Hospice.

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Online list enables parents to screen out sex offenders

Posted: 10/30/2006 - Wisconsin parents planning to send out their children trick-or-treating Halloween night can screen their neighborhood for sex offenders. A statewide registry listing people convicted of sexual assault and related crimes has been available online since last December.

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Federal kidnapping trial set for Wind Lake man

Posted: 10/30/2006 - A Wind Lake man is scheduled to go on trial in federal court in Milwaukee on kidnapping charges. David Larson is accused of abducting his ex-wife in 2004 and leaving her for dead in a storage compartment at Wheeling, Illinois.

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Proposed Hartland ordinance seeks to hold parents accountable

Posted: 10/30/2006 - Parents who fail to control unruly children in Hartland could face a $298 fine under a proposed ordinance. Hartland Police Chief Robert Rosch says he thinks the ordinance will help his department persuade parents to keep a closer watch on their children.

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