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  1. The Latest: Evers renews veto call to WalkerRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers is renewing his call for Gov. Scott Walker to veto a bill passed in a lame-duck session that would prevent Evers from cutting certain economic development deals on his own. Evers commented Thursday after the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Walker reached a $25 million deal to keep a Kimberly-Clark plant open near Appleton.

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  2. Tickets for Eversa inauguration cost $35, are on saleRead the original story

    Tuesday | WKOW-TV

    The Democratic Evers announced more details about the Jan. 7 event on Tuesday. He and Lt.

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  3. Evers, Barnes to go on statewide budget listening tourRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | WKOW-TV

    Wisconsin Gov. -elect Tony Evers and incoming Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes will go on a statewide budget listening tour starting this week.

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  4. Milwaukee task forces release drug overdose recommendationsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 8 | WKOW-TV

    City and county officials in Milwaukee have released a list of recommendations to fight overdose deaths caused by drugs, which include increasing access to resources and education efforts. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force's recommendations include developing safe needle exchange programs, offering rapid drug testing kits and creating incentives to encourage property owners to rent to recovering patients.

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  5. UW regents OK raises for 10 of 13 chancellorsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | WKOW-TV

    The University of Wisconsin System regents have approved lucrative raises for 10 of the system's 13 four-year school chancellors. UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank saw the largest raise, going from $509,949 to $582,617.

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  6. Wisconsin man gets 4.5 years for tampering with sausagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WKOW-TV

    A federal judge has sentenced a Kiel man to four and a half years in prison for placing foreign objects in sausages. According to prosecutors, Jonathan Tilman Lane was working on a processing line for Johnsonville Sausage LLC in March when he was caught on video surveillance placing a cigarette paper into a link on one occasion and a copper wire into another link on another occasion.

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  7. Evers, Barnes announce inauguration date, nonprofit partnerRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | WKOW-TV

    Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers and incoming Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes have announced the date of their inauguration and gala.

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  8. The Latest: Evers calls lame-duck session an a embarrassmentaRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 2 | WKOW-TV

    Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers says a Republican lame-duck legislative session is an "embarrassment" and he is looking at ways to stop the bills being considered from becoming law, including legal action. Evers spoke to reporters Sunday at a Milwaukee law firm.

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  9. Tulsa receives grant to help immigrants become citizensRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 2 | WKOW-TV

    Oklahoma's second largest city will get $50,000 from a national group plus $25,000 from local donations to help immigrants with legal costs, test prep and other potential barriers to citizenship. Officials estimate Tulsa County is home to 10,000 legal permanent residents eligible to become citizens.

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  10. The Latest: GOP to use lame duck to limit early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | WKOW-TV

    A state lawmaker says Republicans will consider a bill during a lame-duck session that will limit early voting to roughly two weeks before an election. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Rep. Kathy Bernier says the restriction will be part of a bill that moves the 2020 presidential primary date from April to March.

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  11. Family of woman who died at resort files civil lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | WKOW-TV

    The family of a 20-year-old Wisconsin woman who drowned at a Mexico resort last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Abbey Conner's family is suing the resort in Playa del Carmen and the U.S.-based company which handles its bookings.

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  12. MillerCoors, Pabst settle lawsuit over brewing contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WKOW-TV

    MillerCoors and Pabst Brewing Co. have settled a lawsuit in which the hipster's brand of choice claimed the bigger brewer lied about its ability to continue brewing Pabst's beers to put that company out of business.

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  13. Verona fire official now leading Milwaukee area departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WKOW-TV

    The assistant fire chief who is the target of complaints in Verona is now leading another fire department in Wisconsin. Fire Fighters Local 311 has asked for his resignation or termination from the Verona Fire Department over complaints for inappropriate touching and comments.

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  14. Evers to make pitch for Medicaid expansion in WisconsinRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WKOW-TV

    Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he will tour the state to make a pitch for expanding Medicaid health coverage in Wisconsin under his first budget plan. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Evers visited a community health center Wednesday in Milwaukee and told reporters afterward that leadership is what caused Medicaid expansion "to fail" in the state.

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  15. Bishop Morlino funeral scheduled for Dec. 4 in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | WKOW-TV

    The funeral is set for 11 a.m. on Dec. 4 at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 5313 Flad Ave, Madison. A Prayer Vigil, with opportunity for visitation, will be held Monday, Dec. 3, at the O'Donnell Chapel at Holy Name Heights, 702 S. High Point Rd., Madison, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., with Solemn Vespers beginning at 7 p.m. Bishop Paul Swain presiding.

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  16. Winter storm clips far south and southeastern WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | WKOW-TV

    ILLINOIS GETS SLAMMED True winter storm conditions will stay in northern Illinois, impacting places like Rockford and Chicagoland with highest snow totals and even near blizzard-conditions with winds picking up through tonight. In southern Wisconsin, snow amounts decrease significantly the farther north and west you go, simply because of the low pressure's path.

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  17. Wisconsin school responds to Nazi salute photo with peaceRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 25 | WKOW-TV

    A group at a Milwaukee high school recently took a photo to spread peace in response a photo that surfaced showing high school boys in Baraboo giving what appears to be a Nazi salute. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that about 65 Rufus King High School students and faculty held up peace signs, hearts and the American Sign Language sign for "I love you" in their photo.

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  18. Car crashes into Marquette Universitya s Al McGuire CenterRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 24 | WKOW-TV

    A Marquette University women's basketball game has been moved to a new arena after a car crashed into the university's Al McGuire Center. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that nobody was injured in the early Saturday crash, but university officials are assessing damage to the building.

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  19. Wauwatosa police seek driver who fled, crashed into treeRead the original story

    Friday Nov 23 | WKOW-TV

    Police in Wauwatosa are seeking a suspect after unsuccessfully trying to chase down a car that was speeding and driving into oncoming traffic. The car fled from an officer who tried to stop it on Thursday, eventually crashing into a tree and a parked vehicle.

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  20. Man charged in deadly shooting of Milwaukee girl in homeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 21 | WKOW-TV

    Milwaukee prosecutors filed homicide charges against a 26-year-old man suspected of firing into a home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room. The criminal complaint filed Wednesday says Isaac Barnes faces charges of first-degree reckless homicide, discharging a gun into a building, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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