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  1. After 5-year drought, Wisconsin wind power may pick upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | WKBT

    No major wind farms have been built in the state in the past five years. But that may be about to change.

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  2. Bradley's romantic relationship became issue in 2005 caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | WKBT

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley is dealing with another negative headline in her campaign for a 10-year term on the high court. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Bradley had a romantic relationship with a former co-worker and went on to represent the man in his child custody case in 2004-05.

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  3. Wisconsin rewards Gard after successful interim stintRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | WKBT

    Greg Gard waited more than two decades for his first head-coaching job, so he sounded a little sheepish when he showed up a few minutes late for his introductory news conference at Wisconsin. After riding a slow elevator, Gard finally arrived at the Wisconsin practice floor to meet the media in his first full day as the full-time head coach.

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  4. Gov. signs bill creating teacher license based on experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | WKBT

    Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law that creates a temporary teaching license based on experience for vocational education teachers. The law signed at Brown Deer High School in the Milwaukee area Tuesday, creates a licensing process based on experience in noncore subjects, including agriculture, child services, food services and marketing education.

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  5. Wisconsin sees increase in traffic fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | WKBT

    Transportation officials are attributing a sharp increase in the number of traffic deaths in Wisconsin this year to low gas prices and warmer weather. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that 79 people were killed on state roads in January and February, compared with 60 people during the same period last year.

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  6. Group mobilizes Wisconsin Teamsters against pension cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | WKBT

    More than 300 retired Teamsters attended a meeting Saturday in Ashwaubenon. Those attending got an update on the fight against the Central States Pension Fund's request to cut pension payments to remain solvent.

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  7. Wisconsin immigration activists vow to fight for local IDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | WKBT

    Immigrants' rights supporters lost a key battle to get ID cards for people who are living in the U.S. illegally when the Wisconsin Legislature passed a bill to ban counties issuing such cards, but activists say they're not giving up the fight. Led by Voces de la Frontera advocates hope their recent protest and other efforts will prompt Gov. Scott Walker to veto the measure.

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  8. No double switch: Brewers say it's same Hank the dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | WKBT

    MARCH 31: Hank the Dog and Bernie Brewers run the field before the game between the Atlanta Braves during Opening Day at Miller Park on March 31, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Brewers confirmed Friday that their furry, four-legged mascot - who officially goes by Hank the Ballpark Pup - is the same bichon frise mix that walked on to the team's spring training complex in Phoenix two years ago.

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  9. In the interim, Wisconsin's Gard enjoying banner successRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | WKBT

    Wisconsin is 12-5 under Gard going into the game Wednesday night at Minnesota. With a winning percentage of .706, Gard would be one of the most successful interim coaches in the last two decades if the Badgers keep winning at that clip.

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  10. Dekker back with Rockets, makes return in home stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | WKBT

    Rookie forward Sam Dekker has returned to the Houston Rockets, just in time for a game against the Milwaukee Bucks and a trip back to his home state Rookie forward Sam Dekker has returned to the Houston Rockets, just in time for a game Monday night against the Milwaukee Bucks and a trip back to his home state. The former college star at Wisconsin and Houston's first-round draft pick was recalled from Rio Grande Valley of the NBA Development League on Sunday.

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  11. Novak's Milwaukee homecoming ends after left knee injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | WKBT

    It ends Novak's brief homecoming to Milwaukee, where he starred in college at Marquette. The Bucks and Golden Eagles both play at the Bradley Center.

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  12. Koenig, Happ help spark Wisconsin in 68-57 win over MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | WKBT

    Wisconsin interim coach Greg Gard reminded his players before the Badgers' final home game about just how far the team has come this season. The Badgers are such a different team now, that it seems incomprehensible that they lost to lowly Western Illinois way back in the season opener in November.

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  13. Police: Speed, alcohol likely factors in crash that killed 3-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WKBT

    Police say speed and alcohol were likely factors in a car crash that killed a 3-year-old girl and injured two others in a Milwaukee suburb. Authorities in Brown Deer say the driver and the two young passengers were already out of the car by the time first responders arrived about 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

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  14. Wis.-based retailer Lands' End apologizes for feature on feminist Gloria SteinemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | WKBT

    Wisconsin-based retailer Lands' End is apologizing to customers for featuring feminist Gloria Steinem in its spring catalog and has removed her from its website. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the company on Tuesday removed a feature on Steinem from its website after customers complained about her support for abortion rights.

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  15. Without Milwaukee County, Lincoln Hills could closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | WKBT

    Milwaukee County's plan to pull its inmates from Wisconsin's only secure youth prison is putting the future of the Lincoln Hills School in limbo, with dozens of juvenile offenders hanging in the balance. The county's move to bring 134 youth closer to home comes amid a federal investigation into allegations of physical abuse, sexual assault and misconduct in office at the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and adjacent Copper Lake School for girls in Irma.

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  16. Milwaukee Co. reports surge in painkiller fentanyl deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | WKBT

    The Milwaukee County medical examiner's office said Friday it is investigating 19 fatalities tied to the drug since late last year. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the recent deaths have not been confirmed by toxicology reports, but indications are that fentanyl likely was involved.

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  17. Assembly passes drunken driving penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WKBT

    Wisconsin legislators completed their push to get tougher on drunken drivers, passing a bill early Wednesday morning that would create harsher sentences for repeat offenders through the Assembly and on to Gov. Scott Walker. The 95-1 vote came around 1:30 a.m., near the end of a marathon floor session that began at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

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  18. La Crosse School District changes bus providers, worrying current driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WKBT

    School officials decided to end their five year contract with First Student Bus Company early and replace them with a company called Go Riteway. Go Riteway is a family operated business out of Germantown, Wisconsin, which is near Milwaukee.

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  19. Wisconsin Supreme Court primary only days awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | WKBT

    Incumbent Justice Rebecca Bradley's seat is going to be on the ballot this week, with both Milwaukee County Judge Joe Donald and Appeals Court Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg challenging Bradley for it. Justice Bradley was appointed to her seat by Governor Scott Walker after the death of Justice Patrick Crooks last year.

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  20. Ideology not only differences for Supreme Court hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | WKBT

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court primary election arrives Tuesday with the same overt partisanship that has characterized the court itself in recent years. But a look past the campaign ads finds more differences than just ideology.

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