Wisconsin News Headlines For Thursday Morning

Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2012 -- 7:50 a.m.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A former aide to Governor Scott Walker is set to enter a plea deal today to settle an embezzlement case. Tim Russell worked for Walker during Walker's stint as Milwaukee County executive. Russell was charged in January with stealing from a nonprofit group Walker asked him to lead.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Powerball ticket purchased in the Milwaukee suburb of West Allis won a $1 million in last night's record-setting Powerball jackpot and ten other tickets in the state won $10,000. Winners have six months to claim their prizes.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Milwaukee-based organization is getting nearly $100,000 from the federal government to help increase access to local food in schools. The nonprofit Growing Power promotes sustainable farming methods.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will deliver a commencement address at St. Norbert College this spring. The former owner of the Milwaukee Brewers has been the baseball commissioner since 1998.

Copyright 2012: Associated Press


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