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Monday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Monday, July 30, 2012 --- 6:25 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- State and county fairs in the sweltering and drought-stricken Midwest may see smaller livestock and produce this year. The dozen pigs Greg Marzahl and his 15-year-old daughter are bringing to the Wisconsin State Fair are about 15 pounds smaller than the normal 275 pounds. Marzahl had three grand champion pigs last year. He says this year, the heat is affecting the pigs' virility and appetites.

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) -- A Kenosha restaurant chain will be holding a fundraiser to help with the medical expenses of Colorado colleagues killed or injured in this month's movie-theater shooting. Carey Flanagan manages a Red Robin restaurant in Kenosha. She says 18 employees of a Red Robin in Havana, Colorado were at the "Batman" showing where a gunman opened fire early July 20th, killing 12 and injuring 58.

WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) -- A missing University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student has been found dead in a limestone quarry in Walworth County. The sheriff's office says the body of 21-year-old Benjamin Fuder was found around 6:45 a.m. yesterday. Fuder was last seen in downtown Whitewater shortly after midnight Saturday morning.

WAUPACA, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities in central Wisconsin say an SUV rolled four times after the driver lost control, killing the driver and injuring the four occupants. The Waupaca County sheriff's office says the crash was reported around 4:45 a.m. yesterday. The names of the people involved haven't been released.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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