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MADISON, Wis. | Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops back

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes for a 6-under 66 and the second-round lead Saturday in the American Family Insurance Championship. Five strokes behind tournament host Steve Stricker after an opening 69 in rain Friday at University Ridge, Toledo had six birdies in a bogey-free round to reach … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops back

MADISON, Wis. | Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Democratic win in another Wisconsin special election has the party within striking distance of recapturing the state Senate and ending Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans’ stranglehold on state government, a priority for Democrats nationally as another round of redistricting nears. Many in the party acknowledge overlooking local races … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin Democrats flip Trump-dominated seat in state vote

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Democrats have flipped a GOP stronghold to capture a state legislative district that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in 2016, as Democrats touted a surging “blue wave” that Republicans mocked as a “blue trickle.” Democrat Caleb Frostman beat GOP state Rep. Andre Jacque in the 1st Senate District on Tuesday. … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin Democrats flip Trump-dominated seat in state vote

MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin again finds secret video shows no election fraud

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice has again concluded that secretly recorded videos of a liberal activist reveal no evidence of election fraud. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Monday that it had obtained investigatory reports that show the probe into recordings made by conservative group Project Veritas during the run-up to the … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin again finds secret video shows no election fraud

MADISON, Wis. | Flames shot out of grinder before Wisconsin plant explosion

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A corn grinder began belching flames shortly before a deadly explosion tore through a southern Wisconsin mill last year, federal safety inspectors said Monday. The May 31 blast at the Didion Milling Co. plant in Cambria killed five workers, injured 14 others and reduced the facility to rubble. The Occupational Safety … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Flames shot out of grinder before Wisconsin plant explosion

MADISON, Wis | DNR approves pulling Lake Michigan water for Foxconn plant

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has approved a request to pull millions of gallons of water daily from Lake Michigan to serve a new Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing plant, helping the Taiwanese electronics giant clear a major regulatory hurdle. Foxconn expects to begin construction on a $10 billion flat-screen plant … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | DNR approves pulling Lake Michigan water for Foxconn plant

MADISON, Wis | Correction: Midterms 2018-Replacing Ryan story

MADISON, Wis. | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A former driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Wisconsin Republican politics for years announced Sunday that he is running to succeed Ryan in Congress. Bryan Steil, an attorney from Ryan’s hometown of Janesville and a member of the University of Wisconsin Board of … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Correction: Midterms 2018-Replacing Ryan story

MADISON, Wis | Bryan Steil becomes GOP front-runner to win Paul Ryan’s seat

MADISON, Wis | April 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A former driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Wisconsin Republican politics for years announced Sunday that he is running to succeed Ryan in Congress. Bryan Steil, an attorney from Ryan’s hometown of Janesville and a member of the University of Wisconsin Board … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Bryan Steil becomes GOP front-runner to win Paul Ryan’s seat