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  1. Evers, Barnes to go on statewide budget listening tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  2. Milwaukee task forces release drug overdose recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  3. UW regents OK raises for 10 of 13 chancellors; Gow not one of themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

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

    Friday Dec 7 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  5. Evers, Barnes announce inauguration date, nonprofit partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

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

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  6. The Latest: Evers calls lame-duck session an a embarrassmentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  7. Tulsa receives grant to help immigrants become citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  8. The Latest: GOP releases lame-duck billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The measures make sweeping changes across state government, chief among them moving the 2020 presidential primary from April to March and limiting in-person early voting to a two-week window before an election. The bills also would dramatically weaken Democratic Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul.

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

    Thursday Nov 29 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  10. Ex-Johnsonville employee gets prison time for tampered bratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A former employee of Johnsonville Sausage has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for putting foreign objects in sausages while he worked at the Sheboygan Falls company. Twenty-eight-year-old Jonathan Tilman Lane, of Kiel , was sentenced Thursday.

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  11. UW president reprimands chancellor over porn starRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross is reprimanding a chancellor for inviting a porn star to speak at his campus. UW-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow paid 59-year-old porn actress Nina Hartley $5,000 out of his discretionary fund to speak on campus Nov. 1. Two weeks later Gow said he was sorry for the media attention Hartley's visit attracted and promised to personally reimburse the school the $5,000.

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  12. Evers to make pitch for Medicaid expansion in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  13. Gow responds to reprimand over controversial campus speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    UW La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow defends his decision to bring a pornographic film actress to speak on campus. On Wednesday he received a reprimand from UW System President Ray Cross.

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  14. Wisconsin reaches new deal with Potawatomi, ending disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Gov. Scott Walker's administration has reached a deal with the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe reducing the state's liability if a casino would open near the Potawatomi's casino in Milwaukee. The agreement released Tuesday by Walker's administration would resolve an issue that's been in dispute for 15 years.

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  15. Wisconsin school responds to Nazi salute photo with peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  16. Milwaukee authorities investigate shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Police say they're seeking suspects after a 34-year-old Milwaukee man was wounded in a shooting at about 6 a.m. Saturday. Milwaukee police also responded to a shooting at about 8:30 a.m. that left a 48-year-old Milwaukee man seriously injured.

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  17. Car crashes into Marquette Universitya s Al McGuire CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  18. Wauwatosa police seek driver who fled, crashed into treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    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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  19. Fight breaks out in Milwaukee courtroom after sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A brawl broke out in a packed Milwaukee courtroom after a former daycare owner was sentenced in the death of a 7-week-old baby. The fight erupted Wednesday shortly after 37-year-old Claudette Mitchell was led away in handcuffs after being sentenced to 3.5 years in prison.

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  20. Clerks warn GOP primary plan a oeimpossiblea to implementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Municipal clerks say Republican plans to move Wisconsin's 2020 presidential primary would create so many headaches it would be impossible to implement. The primary is scheduled to be part of Wisconsin's spring elections in April 2020.

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