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Posted Sunday, April 29, 2012 --- 10:00 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

HUBERTUS, Wis. (AP) — New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan has drawn more than 1,000 Catholics to a Milwaukee-area church for a special Mass of Thanksgiving. Dolan served as the Milwaukee archbishop from 2002 to 2009. He was elevated to a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church earlier this year. Dolan delivered the Mass at Holy Hill in Hubertus yesterday.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The recall battle for the Wisconsin Senate is about to begin. Four Democrats will square off against four Republicans posing as Democrats in primaries on May 8th. Three winners will face GOP incumbents Scott Fitzgerald, Van Wanggaard and Terry Moulton in a June 5th general election. The fourth winner will face state Republican state Representative Jerry Petrowski for former Senator Pam Galloway's open seat on June 5th.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus says she won't run for re-election this year, ending a 10-year tenure marked by criticism over her handling of multiple elections. Nickolaus's statement released yesterday didn't give a reason for her decision.

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Two women have died in separate house fires, one in Chippewa Falls and the other in Racine. Chippewa County authorities say 59-year-old Kathleen Lindsey died Friday of apparent smoke inhalation. Also on Friday, a 56-year-old Racine woman who was hooked up to an oxygen tank died after a fire started in her apartment bedroom.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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