Thursday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Thursday, September 13, 2012 --- 8:00 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden will be in Wisconsin today to lead a rally in Eau Claire. Wisconsin's becoming an established presidential battle ground. Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan held his third rally in his home state yesterday.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Milwaukee woman who's accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her full-term fetus is expected in court today for a final pretrial hearing. Annette Morales-Rodriguez has pleaded insanity to two counts of first-degree intentional homicide.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A new U.S. Census Bureau report says income's up slightly in Wisconsin, but rates of poverty and the uninsured also climbed. The median household income in Wisconsin was about $52,000 last year. About 13 percent of people in Wisconsin were living in poverty.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Star gazers shave a few more chances to admire the night sky from Wisconsin state parks this fall through the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Universe in the Park program. Campers will be able to listen to lectures by astronomy experts and gaze through telescopes. The effort runs through October.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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