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Friday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Friday, May 4, 2012 --- 7:15 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- The Blair-Taylor School District cancelled classes yesterday due to storm damage. About 30 homes in the Arcadia trailer park sustained wind and hail damage in western Wisconsin.

ORFORDVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- Funeral arrangements have been planned for Corporal Benjamin Neal, the Orfordville native who was killed last week in Afghanistan. A public visitation will be Monday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Parkview High School. It will be preceded by a private two-hour visitation for immediate and military family members. The funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. William Catholic Church in Janesville.

RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) -- A River Falls company is facing $137,000 in potential fines following a trench collapse last year that killed a 19-year-old worker. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration Five issued five citations this week against Gordy's Pumping Service. Company owner Jason Schaar says he disagrees with some of the details in OSHA's account. He says he has requested a conference with the agency.

MUSKEGO, Wis. (AP) -- Nearly 300 people have given Congressman Paul Ryan a standing ovation at the beginning of a Muskego listening session in his southeastern Wisconsin district. One man told Ryan yesterday that he appreciated the job he was doing in Congress and told him he preferred he keep his job rather than accept an offered vice presidential nomination. Ryan didn't address the man's comment.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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