Friday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Friday, October 12, 2012 --- 7:20 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan sought more food stamp benefits, stimulus cash and other government support as a member of Congress. An Associated Press review of thousands of pages of documents shows he voiced support for the types of government assistance he now rails against as Mitt Romney's running mate. A spokesman says he was trying to help constituents navigate federal bureaucracy.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear arguments next month in the historic Green County courthouse in Monroe. The court will hear two cases on November 5th in the courthouse that was built in 1891.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin's pheasant hunting season will open next weekend. The season gets under way at noon October 20th and runs through the end of the year.

GREEN LAKE, Wis. (AP) -- A group of young whooping cranes have begun their long trek from Wisconsin to Florida. Led by small planes, the six cranes are the 12th group to take part in a project led by the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership. Officials hope the birds will arrive at their destination in Florida by Christmas.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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