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  1. Jason Kidd and Badgers' Bo Ryan form bond during Bucks campRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | WKBT

    A training camp trip to the University of Wisconsin allowed the Milwaukee Bucks' Jason Kidd to form a coaching bond with the Badgers' Bo Ryan. "We saw the game a certain way, when we were playing.

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  2. DNR investigating unauthorized path upgrade on state landRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | WKBT

    Unauthorized improvements have been made to a footpath on Department of Natural Resources land in northern Wisconsin that a donor to Gov. Scott Walker has been trying to buy, according to a published report. A spokesman for business executive Elizabeth Uihlein acknowledged that workers at her adjoining property may have ventured onto state land and cleaned up the trail slightly.

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  3. Known UW prankster dies at 64Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | WKBT

    Leon Varjian, who came to the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the 1970s to study in "the graduate school of fun" and ended up masterminding such famous pranks as the 1,000 plastic pink flamingoes on Bascom Hill and the Statue of Liberty head on frozen Lake Mendota, has died at age 64, a relative said. A longtime mathematics teacher at Midland Park High School in New Jersey, Varjian was found dead at his home in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, on Tuesday, his cousin, Barbara Sabonjian, told the Wisconsin State Journal.

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  4. Officers take on store that sold gun used to shoot themRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | WKBT

    Two Milwaukee police officers are in court where they are taking on the gun store that sold a firearm to the man who shot them. The officers are suing for negligence and want financial compensation from owners of the former Badger Guns store in West Allis, a Milwaukee suburb.

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  5. Wisconsin delays work on 5 major road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | WKBT

    Wisconsin transportation officials are delaying work on five major road projects because the state budget didn't lay out enough money for them. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports in its online edition Tuesday that the stalled projects include reconstructing Highway 10/441 in the Fox Valley; expanding Interstate 39/90 from Madison to Illinois; reconstructing the Verona Road Interchange in Madison; reconstructing Highway 15 near New London; and completing long-running work on Highway 23 between Fond du Lac and Sheboygan.

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  6. Mother says toddler likely ingested methadoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | WKBT

    A report by the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner says the mother of a 20-month-old girl who died told investigators her daughter likely ingested methadone. The toddler was found unresponsive after a nap at her Milwaukee home last Friday.

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  7. Walker donor wants OK to anchor floating bogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | WKBT

    A major donor to Gov. Scott Walker wants state approval to keep a 12-acre floating bog away from his property in northern Wisconsin.

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  8. Church finds more than 100 unmarked graves during remodelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | WKBT

    The Saint's Peter and Paul Church has plenty of history. It has been standing since 1895 and some of the headstones surrounding the church date back even further.

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  9. Marquette rescinds honorary degree they gave CosbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | WKBT

    Fordham and Marquette universities have rescinded from Bill Cosby his honorary degrees amid allegations from women accusing the comedian of sexual assault. In Milwaukee, Marquette's Board of Trustees approved a resolution Thursday rescinding an honorary degree presented to Cosby in 2013.

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  10. Jabari Parker expected for camp, but Bucks stay cautiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | WKBT

    If Jabari Parker makes it on the floor next week for the start of Milwaukee Bucks training camp, whatever the forward does can be seen as progress. The second overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft is expected on the court when Bucks camp opens on Sept.

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  11. Milwaukee council adds city money to Bucks new arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | WKBT

    A city council in Milwaukee on Tuesday approved its piece of the $250 million public financing package that will fund half of a new Milwaukee Bucks arena. In a 12-3 vote, members of the Common Council agreed to spend $47 million in city taxpayer money to help build an arena to replace the 27-year-old BMO Harris Bradley Center in downtown Milwaukee.

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  12. Brewers tab Astros assistant David Stearns general managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | WKBT

    Milwaukee hired 30-year-old David Stearns on Monday to take over as general manager. Stearns replaces Doug Melvin, a baseball lifer who announced last month he was stepping down following a 13-year tenure.

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  13. Girls accused of trying to kill classmate in Slender Man case due in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | WKBT

    Two 13-year-old Wisconsin girls are due back in court on adult charges of trying to kill a classmate by stabbing her 19 times. Attorneys for the girls are expected to ask a Waukesha County judge Monday to adjourn the case to a later time or place and to suppress some statements.

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  14. Wisconsin Supreme Court considers open records caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | WKBT

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court is considering whether some common public records like traffic accident reports and tickets should be off-limits to journalists in a case that could affect the state's long-standing open records law. Stories such as former Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager's 2004 drunken driving arrest, or other violations involving prominent drivers, might never get reported without access to the names and addresses in such records, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Saturday.

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  15. Teachers participate in walk-in to show solidarity for fellow colleaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | WKBT

    The Wisconsin legislature passed a law this year that allows the Milwaukee County Executive to appoint a commissioner to take over three Milwaukee public schools and turn them into charter schools. "There's this weird thing in Wisconsin of, 'Oh, that's Milwaukee.'

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  16. Wisconsin Legislature to focus on elections reform, abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | WKBT

    Wisconsin Republicans are getting ready to flex their legislative muscles again this fall with drives to ban fetal tissue research, defund Planned Parenthood and reform John Doe investigations. Fall floor sessions are set to begin Wednesday.

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  17. Hillary Clinton makes first Wisconsin stop of campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | WKBT

    Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to speak at a Milwaukee women's rally in her first trip to Wisconsin since announcing her run for president. The event Thursday evening at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee aims to play up Clinton's support for women and families on issues such as birth control and paid medical leave.

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  18. Mother accidentally feeds baby vodkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | WKBT

    Kenosha police say an infant ended up in intensive care after her mother accidentally used vodka to mix the baby's formula. The 20-year-old mother told officers she didn't know that the baby's father had emptied a water bottle that was in the kitchen and filled it with vodka before she used it to mix baby's formula Monday evening.

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  19. Girl's lawyer in Slender Man stabbing wants trial postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | WKBT

    The attorney for one of the two 13-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a friend as a sacrifice to the fictional horror character Slender Man has asked an appeals court to postpone their trial and move the case to juvenile court. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Tuesday that defense attorney Anthony Cotton filed an emergency petition to suspend the trial set for October.

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  20. Judge to sort out $457 million dispute over nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | WKBT

    To Dominion Resources Inc., its plant is all but worthless. But to Carlton, the Lake Michigan town where the plant pumped out electricity for four decades, it's still worth $457 million.

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