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Sunday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Sunday, May 13, 2012 --- 9:25 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — As expected, Wisconsin Republicans are rallying around embattled Governor Scott Walker at their annual convention. Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barret is seeking to unseat Walker in a June 5th recall election. The recall fight was the focus of Congressman Paul Ryan and other GOP office holders who addressed about 1,000 people in Green Bay yesterday.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Tom Barrett is campaigning in western Wisconsin as Republicans gather for their annual state convention in Green Bay. Barrett planned to campaign Saturday in La Crosse, Osseo and Eau Claire. The June 5th recall election pitting Barrett against Republican Governor Scott Walker has been a central focus of this weekend's Wisconsin GOP convention.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — None of the four Republican candidates for U.S. Senate have captured the 60 percent support needed to win the Republican Party of Wisconsin endorsement. Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald came closest, getting 51 percent in the final round of voting. Former U.S. Representative Mark Neumann came in second with 49 percent. The primary is August 14th.

DE PERE, Wis. (AP) — A De Pere man has been charged with his 11th drunken-driving offense. According to a criminal complaint, 55-year-old Patrick Moore was driving a motorcycle about 3:40 p.m. Wednesday when he rear-ended a sport utility vehicle in De Pere. Moore's first OWI conviction was in 1989 and his last offense was in 2006.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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