Wednesday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Wednesday, May 30, 2012 --- 6:35 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican state Rep. Jerry Petrowski has a slight cash edge over his Democratic opponent heading into next week's election for a vacated state Senate seat. Petrowski yesterday reported raising nearly $78,000 between April 24 and May 21. He has $64,000 in the bank. Meanwhile, Democratic state Rep. Donna Seidel raised about $67,000 and has about $22,000 cash on hand.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has raised more than $30 million since he took office, including at least $5.8 million in the last five weeks. Walker reported his latest fundraising totals a week before he faces Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in the recall election. Barrett reported raising about $3.4 million over the same five-week period and about $4.2 million since getting into the race.

(Information in the following story is from: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Senior living facility operator Assisted Living Concepts Inc. has fired CEO Laurie Bebo. The Menomonee Falls-based company named a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, Dr. Charles H. "Chip" Roadman II, interim president and CEO. Roadman is a member of the Assisted Living board and a former surgeon general of the Air Force. Bebo had been chief executive since Assisted Living became a public company in 2006.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Wide receiver Donald Driver is hinting he has a deal in place to return to the Green Bay Packers. In a post on his Twitter account last night, Driver said, "When I said I will be a Packer for life. It is now true. Packer for life."

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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