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Posted Friday, May 18, 2012 --- 6:35 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- If you use Google web search today, you'll be seeing some artwork created by a Wisconsin boy. The doodle by seven-year-old Dylan Hoffman of Racine won a national competition. He wins a $30,000 college scholarship and his school gets a $50,000 technology grant.

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities in Sauk County are investigating the death of a woman found below a cliff in Devil's Lake State Park. Park visitors found the body of the 56-year-old McFarland woman at the bottom of a 100-foot overlook yesterday.

STURGEON BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Door County tourism officials are using an unconventional advertising method to persuade Minnesota residents to go kayaking in Wisconsin. Seven taxis in the Twin Cities have been fitted with real kayaks on their roofs. Officials are considering trying the same promotion in Milwaukee and Chicago.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Marquette University is preparing for a special guest this weekend. Hank Aaron returns to the city where he hit many of his 755 career home runs for the Braves and Brewers. Aaron is speaking at Marquette's graduation ceremonies and will receive an honorary degree Sunday.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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