Thursday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Thursday, May 17, 2012 --- 6:45 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Democrats are changing tactics once again as they work to recall Republican Governor Scott Walker next month Democrats are starting to play up questions about whether Milwaukee prosecutors are secretly investigating the Republican for campaign or election violations. The probe already has led to charges against a handful of the governor's former aides.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Department of Natural Resources says it has a tentative deal for the state's largest land conservation purchase. The $17 million agreement means the state would buy 100 square miles of forest in northern Wisconsin. The property's owned by a New Hampshire timber company.

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (AP) -- Gang investigators from around the Midwest will be meeting in Wisconsin Dells next week. The Midwest Gang Investigators Association is holding its annual meeting to discuss gang suppression, prevention and homeland security.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Old World Wisconsin's vintage baseball team is getting ready to open its season next month. The Eagle Diamonds will play at home against the Milwaukee Cream Citys on June 2nd. Players follow 1860s-era rules, which means no gloves, foul balls don't count as strikes and balls caught on the first bounce count as outs.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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