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Friday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Friday, October 19, 2012 --- 8:35 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Former President Bill Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama are traveling across Wisconsin to encourage early voting. Election clerks are preparing for long lines when in-person early voting begins on Monday. Clinton will be in Green Bay today, while Michelle Obama has stops planned in Racine and Wausau.

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) -- A 24-year-old man accused of driving drunk and killing a couple in Fond du Lac County has been ordered to stand trial. Daniel Shea waived his right to a preliminary hearing yesterday. Seventy-three-year-old Paul Grahl and his 59-year-old wife, Joanna, were killed last month when Shea allegedly crossed the center line.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Sussex-based company that has printed Newsweek for decades says the magazine's demise will have little effect on them. Newsweek's editor announced it will shift to an all-digital format at the end of the year. A spokeswoman for Quad/Graphics says the company won't be cutting jobs and it's sad to see the magazine end its print edition.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A Wisconsin woman has claimed a $1 million Iowa Lottery prize. Lottery officials say Kara Fitters of Evansville, Wis., claimed her prize yesterday at Iowa Lottery headquarters in Des Moines. Fitters bought her ticket for the September 26th Powerball drawing at a Casey's General Store.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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