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  1. Rep. Kleefisch defends WI fetal tissue billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A bill working its way through Madison this week would close certain loopholes in Wisconsin that surround the use of fetal tissue and body parts for medical research, as well as its sale and transport. Republican State Rep. Joel Kleefisch co-authored the bill, he stopped by Charlie Sykes' show to talk about why he feels the bill is important.

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  2. Illinois man found guilty in fatal shooting at Madison hotelRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    An Illinois man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of an Oregon man at a hotel in Madison, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Journal reports a jury found 43-year-old Marcius Lee guilty Monday night of first-degree intentional homicide in the July 2014 death of 46-year-old Robert France.

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  3. Madison man charged with making bomb threat at state CapitolRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A 55-year-old Madison man has been charged in connection with a bomb threat that led to an evacuation at the state Capitol and delayed debate on the Wisconsin budget. The Wisconsin State Journal reports Daniel Veerhusen appeared in court Monday.

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  4. Wisconsin Assembly passes budget, sends it to WalkerRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly passed the state budget with only two votes to spare early Thursday morning, sending the $73 billion spending plan on to Gov. Scott Walker four days before he was to officially launch his presidential campaign. Walker has not said when he will sign it, but fast action before the Monday presidential announcement was expected.

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  5. Patrick Marley discusses the state budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Senate Republicans have passed the biennial budget in Madison. What made it through? What was left on the Capitol floor? The Journal Sentinel's Patrick Marley stops by Wisconsin's Morning News at 6:51 to talk about the budget process, and what comes next for lawmakers in Madison.

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  6. New arena out of WI BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    This week - lawmakers in Madison decided to drop the arena funding plan from the state's budget, giving legislators a chance to vote on the public-private funding plan.

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  7. Woman held after apparent homicide in Dane CountyRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Dane County sheriff's Sgt. Eric Stacey says deputies found a man dead after responding to a home in the Town of Vienna, north of Madison, just before 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  8. Search resumes for missing boater on Madison lakeRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Searchers have resumed looking for a missing boater on Lake Mendota in Madison. The Wisconsin State Journal reports a man reportedly jumped into the lake from a sailboat near the Union Terrace on Saturday and did not surface.

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  9. Madison zoo adds 2 polar bears as $9.1M exhibit opensRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The 2 1/2-year-old bears named Sakari and Suka are living in the new $9.1 million Arctic Passage exhibit at the Henry Vilas Zoo. The Wisconsin State Journal reports the exhibit opens Saturday.

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  10. Young, Gifted and Black to march in Madison following DA's decision not to charge officerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The group Young, Gifted and Black will march in Madison Wednesday morning, a day after the Dane County district attorney's decision not to charge Madsion police officer Matt Kenny in the death of 19-year-old Toby Robinson.

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  11. Madison police officer won't face charges in death of Tony RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A Madison police officer will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing 19-year-old Tony Robinson, Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Tuesday afternoon. Police said officer Matt Kenny shot Robinson seven times -- in three seconds -- in an apartment house after Robinson attacked him on March 6, 2015.

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  12. "Police and community are responsible for situation"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    MARCH 09: Demonstrators, most of whom are students who walked out of their classrooms today, protest outside of the City Hall building on March 9, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. The protestors were angry about the shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson who was killed by Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny during a confrontation on March 6. The demonstrators also marched through the State Capital building during today's protest.

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  13. Madison police, schools on standby as they wait for decision in Tony Robinson caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Police officers and school leaders are on standby Tuesday afternoon as the state waits to hear the decision on the Tony Robinson shooting case. The Dane County district attorney is expected to announce that decision at 2:30 p.m., and the school superintendent is asking students do not walk out of school in protest.

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  14. Madison cop to learn fate in Tony Robinson shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The Dane County district attorney will announce Tuesday whether a Madison police officer will face criminal charges for shooting and killing a 19-year-old suspect who was not armed. Officer Matt Kenny shot and killed Tony Robinson in March and today's announcement will conclude a months-long investigation.

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  15. Decision expected in Robinson case todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    Today Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne is expected to announce his decision on the charging of a Madison Police officer in the shooting of Tony Robinson, a 19 year-old. According to multiple reports, Robinson was running in and out of traffic before being confronted by officer Matt Kenny in an apartment.

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  16. Wisconsin DA to announce decision in shooting by policemanRead the original story

    May 10, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A Wisconsin prosecutor said he will announce on Tuesday whether charges will be filed against a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man in Madison. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne had promised to give the public advance notice of the announcement in the case of Madison Officer Matt Kenny, who shot 19-year-old Tony Robinson in an apartment house on March 6. Police have said Kenny was responding to reports that Robinson had assaulted two people and was running in traffic.

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  17. Gov. Walker signs bill for ride-hailing regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    MADISON, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that creates statewide regulations on ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft.

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  18. Sheriff holds media force session ahead of shooting decisionRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A month after a white Madison police officer shot and killed an unarmed biracial man, the sheriff's department is trying to build understanding of the training it gives on how to deal with split-second life and death decisions. Police officers can use deadly force to protect their lives or the lives of others in imminent danger but must be able to justify why they didn't use a less lethal option in the aftermath, Dane County sheriff's deputies told reporters this week during a four-hour training session on use-of-force policies.

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  19. Dane County sheriff prepares for DA decision on police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    A month after a white Madison police officer shot and killed an unarmed biracial man, the Dane County sheriff's department is trying to build understanding of the training it gives on how to deal with split-second life and death decisions. The department invited reporters to an educational session on use of force at their training center in Waunakee this past week.

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  20. DA to decide charges against white Madison police officerRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The story has played out the same way in Ferguson, Missouri, New York City and Milwaukee. A white police officer kills an unarmed black man, sparking waves of protests before a white prosecutor ultimately decides not to file charges or hands the case off to a grand jury.

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