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9 Things to Know for Wednesday

(NBC15)
Published: Nov. 15, 2017 at 3:22 PM CST
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1. SHOOTING NEAR MIDDLE SCHOOL

Police are investigating reports of shots fired in Madison on Wednesday afternoon near Jefferson Middle School.

2. TEENS STEAL GUNS

Police are searching for a burglar who they said stole two handguns and a safe from a home on Tuesday afternoon.

3. SOLAR ENERGY

A Wisconsin businessman has created a fund that awards grants to nonprofits trying to move toward solar energy.

4. FAKE CRAIGSLIST AD

Omro Police say two of the woman's neighbors posted sexual ads on Craigslist in her name. Those neighbors, a man and woman, have been arrested.

5. FITCHBURG BUDGET

Saris Cycling is making a donation to the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County after a decision by the City of Fitchburg to decrease its funding.

6. MORE SHOOTING VICTIMS

Investigators probing the deadly rampage in California found the body of the shooter's wife beneath the floorboards of their home, authorities revealed Wednesday.

7. TAX REFORM

A sweeping tax overhaul has cleared a procedural hurdle in the House. Lawmakers voted on Wednesday to approve the rule that sets the stage for a vote on passing the measure. That vote is expected Thursday.

8. UCLA ATHLETES THANK PRESIDENT

Three UCLA basketball players who were arrested in China apologized to their families and fans on Wednesday and thanked President Donald Trump for helping to arrange their release.

9. CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY BUYS LAND

Cards Against Humanity, an irreverent card game company known for its attention-seeking pranks, says it bought land on the U.S.-Mexico border to block President Trump from building his wall.