Sunday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Sunday, September 9, 2012 --- 8:55 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he plans to create 240,000 jobs in Wisconsin if elected. He's airing a new commercial statewide starting today. It's the first his campaign has paid for in Wisconsin. In the ad, Romney says he will help to create 240,000 jobs for Wisconsin.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is making his second stop to Wisconsin this month. The Obama re-election campaign says he's set to travel to western Wisconsin on Thursday. No other details were immediately released yesterday.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The family of a fallen Marine has decided not to continue organizing a run that had been held for the last seven years in his honor. Private First Class Ryan Jerabek was killed with 11 other Marines in 2004 in an ambush in Iraq. His family had been organizing the annual Ryan Jerabek Memorial Challenge, which also raised money for the Semper Fi Fund. But Jerabek's father says the family is burning out and had to discontinue it for their own well-being.

ARGYLE, Wis. (AP) — A father says his three young sons were killed in a house fire in southwestern Wisconsin. Thirty-two-year-old Armin Wand says his wife couldn't find the phone when the fire started at their Argyle house to call 911. He says she ran outside for help while he tried to fight the blaze around 3 a.m. Friday. Argyle is 34 miles southwest of Madison.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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