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Wisconsin Rapids man gets life in 2008 homicide
- WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) -- A 55-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury convicted him of killing his daughter's ex-boyfriend.
DOJ to dispatch attorneys, agents to polls
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen plans to dispatch state Justice Department attorneys and agents to polling sites across the state on Election Day to ensure compliance with state election laws.
US judge considers dismissing 'coordination' suit
- MILWAUKEE, Wis (AP) -- An attorney for the board that oversees Wisconsin elections has asked a federal judge to step aside in a dispute over the state's campaign coordination law.
The AG race is overshadowed, but just as heated
- The attorney general candidates Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel made an argument public today with Happ writing a letter first to Schimel asking him to "clean up his act" accusing him and his campaign of calling her a liar. Schimel responded backing up claims that he made saying they were true, and he stands by what he and his campaign had said.
GAB predicts election turnout over 50%
- Wisconsin election officials are predicting a little more than half of the state's voting-age population will go to the polls next week.
Two women charged in heroin death
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Two women who police say tried to revive a man who had overdosed on heroin have been charged in his death in Dane County.
Update: Mary Burke rejects claim that Trek fired her
- Gov. Scott Walker says he had nothing to do with allegations that his Democratic opponent Mary Burke was fired from her job at the family business Trek Bicycles in 1993.
DNR board approves start to shooting range process
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Department of Natural Resources' board has approved starting the process to establish a new public shooting range in Columbia County.
UPDATE: Walker pulls ahead of Burke by 7% in last Marquette Poll
- UPDATE: The latest and last Marquette University Law School Poll shows Governor Scott Walker has to edge he might need to keep his job.
Happ, Schimel to meet for final AG debate
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin attorney general candidates Susan Happ and Brad Schimel are set to meet for their third and final debate at the state bar's Madison headquarters.
Burke, Walker haul in big bucks as election nears
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Newly filed reports show well-heeled donors are opening their wallets in the waning days of Wisconsin's hotly contested race for governor, cutting big checks to help both Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke.
UPDATE: UW Hospital one of four in the state prepared to treat Ebola
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin health officials have set up a plan for moving Ebola patients in the state to one of four hospitals.
Elections board won't change voting age policy
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin state elections board has decided not to change its policy about when a voter turns 18 and is eligible to vote.
Unions, GOP give to Wisconsin AG candidates
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Labor unions, the state Republican Party and the state realtors association are all pumping money to Wisconsin's attorney general candidates.
Obama aims to help Burke in close governor's race
- MILWAUKEE (AP) -- President Barack Obama is coming to Milwaukee to lend some star power to Democrat Mary Burke's campaign for governor.
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