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ELKHART LAKE, Wis | Pole sitter Josef Newgarden roars to Road America victory

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Pole sitter Josef Newgarden dominated the IndyCar race at Road America on Sunday, leading 53 of 55 laps for his third victory of the season. The defending series champion crossed the finish line with a comfortable 3.38-second cushion over second-place finisher Ryan Hunter-Reay. Points leader Scott Dixon finished third, part … Continue reading ELKHART LAKE, Wis | Pole sitter Josef Newgarden roars to Road America victory

BEAVER DAM, Wis. | World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson dies after crash

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Jason Johnson has died following a crash at Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin, race officials said Sunday. He was 41. Johnson was injured during a World of Outlaws race Saturday night at the 1/3-mile-long dirt oval, the series said. It said the driver from Eunice, Louisiana, crashed … Continue reading BEAVER DAM, Wis. | World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson dies after crash

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

SUPERIOR, Wis | Midwestern states endure flash flooding, heat wave

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Lines of thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin on Sunday after overnight flash flooding washed out roads and highways, as a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued flood warnings from east-central Minnesota across northwestern Wisconsin because of the … Continue reading SUPERIOR, Wis | Midwestern states endure flash flooding, heat wave

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

GRAND CHUTE, Wis | Packers’ Matthews needs surgery after softball hits his face

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews says he needs surgery on his nose after getting hit in the face with a line drive during a charity softball game. Matthews was pitching during Saturday’s game when offensive lineman Lucas Patrick hit the ball directly into Matthews’ face, knocking him to the … Continue reading GRAND CHUTE, Wis | Packers’ Matthews needs surgery after softball hits his face

GREEN BAY, Wis | Favre says he went to rehab 3 times to fight addictions

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Retired quarterback Brett Favre says he made three trips to rehabilitation centers during his Hall of Fame career to fight his dependence on painkillers and alcohol. Favre told Sports Illustrated he took as many as 14 Vicodin at one time during the 1995 season in Green Bay. Favre won the … Continue reading GREEN BAY, Wis | Favre says he went to rehab 3 times to fight addictions

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