Friday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Friday, May 11, 2012 --- 7:10 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Video shot by a filmmaker captures Governor Scott Walker explaining a "divide and conquer" strategy against unions to a top campaign donor. The video shows Beloit billionaire Diane Hendricks asking Walker whether he could make Wisconsin a "completely red state." H told Hendricks the "first step" would be "to divide and conquer" through his budget adjustment bill, which cut collective bargaining for most public employee unions.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Reporters and other First Amendment supporters are gathering in Madison to kick off a two-day conference. The 2012 FOI Summit will focus on topics related to freedom of information, especially open-records concerns.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Brewers and the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association are giving Del Crandall and Hank Aaron a special honor at Miller Park. The former Braves were inducted into the Braves Honor Roll yesterday. There are now 11 members in the Milwaukee Braves Wall of Honor, including Warren Spahn, Bob Uecker and Frank Torre.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A group of Wisconsin high school students were just hoping to snap a lakeside photo before heading to prom last weekend when they wound up waist-deep in water. Wearing tuxedos and prom dresses, 18 students began lining up on a pier when a section gave way, dropping about half of them into the water. No one was injured and the students used towels and hair dryers before heading to the dance.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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