Wednesday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2012 --- 7:25 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson won yesterday's Republican nomination in the race for the U.S. Senate after a blistering primary. He'll face Democrat Tammy Baldwin in the November general election.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — More than a dozen incumbents survived yesterday's legislative primaries. Thirteen incumbents beat back challengers, including six Republicans and seven Democrats. Two incumbents, Democrats Jason Fields and Peggy Krusick, both of Milwaukee, lost their races.

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A Racine man is facing a preliminary hearing next week after authorities say he broke an infant's legs and left her with a possible skull fracture. Twenty-year-old Shavontae Daniels is charged with felony child abuse and faces up to 25 years in prison.

BEAR CREEK, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's blueberry crop is turning out to be the bright spot in an otherwise tough growing season. Growers say blueberries did well, even though cherries and corn suffered from the drought. Blueberry picking continues through August.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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