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UW-La Crosse chancellor defends alcohol arrests

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – The chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse says a new report that ranks his school first in the country for alcohol arrests should send a message to students about the school’s tough stance against alcohol. Chancellor Joe Gow tells La Crosse Tribune (http://bit.ly/1jetsfD ) that he doesn’t think the alcohol More >

Old World Wisconsin to host kite-flying weekend

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A southeastern Wisconsin historical site is set to celebrate its spring opening with a kite-flying weekend. Old World Wisconsin is set to open to the general public on May 3. The site plans to kick off its “Spring Into the Past” weekend series that day by helping visitors build 19th-century paper kites More >

Plea Agreement in Overdose Case

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) – A plea agreement in a fatal heroin overdose case in Sheboygan County could lead to charges in a large drug distribution operation. Monica Sanchez pleaded no contest to first-degree reckless homicide and distributing heroin Thursday. Sanchez provided the heroin that killed William Widucki at his Sheboygan apartment last December. Sheboygan County More >

Badger’s Surprise Visitor

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – A surprise visitor joined the Wisconsin Badgers for some postgame revelry following their convincing win over Baylor in the NCAA tournament. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took in the Badgers’ Sweet Sixteen game in Anaheim, Calif., as Wisconsin advanced to the Elite Eight. And he paid a visit to the Badgers’ locker room More >

Troops preparing for deployment

FORT MCCOY, Wis. (AP) – About 160 members of the Wisconsin National Guard are getting ready to leave for a deployment in Afghanistan. The members of the 829th Engineer Company will be sent off with a ceremony Friday morning at Fort McCoy. The unit is usually involved in construction, but its mission this time will be to More >

Sixers tie loss mark…Blazers win with Aldridge

UNDATED (AP) – The Philadelphia 76ers already owned the NBA record for most losses in a season, doing it 41 years ago. They now share the league mark for most consecutive losses after James Harden torched them for a triple-double in just three quarters of Houston’s 120-98 blowout over the Sixers.  It’s the 26th straight More >

Record contract for Miggy

(AP) – The Detroit Tigers just made Miguel Cabrera a very happy slugger.  A person with knowledge of the deal says the Tigers have agreed to pay Cabrera a baseball-record $292 million over the next 10 years. Cabrera is due $44 million over the final two years from his $152.3 million, eight-year contract, and the person More >

Ennis going pro

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) – Syracuse freshman point guard Tyler Ennis has announced his intention to put his name in the 2014 NBA Draft, saying he feels the experience at Syracuse has helped prepare him to fulfill a lifelong dream to play in the NBA. Ennis finished second on the Orange in scoring at 12.9 points More >

Dayton earns meeting with Florida…Wisconsin, Arizona advance

(AP) – Dayton’s surprising run in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament will continue into the regional finals. Now all the Flyers have to do is beat the tourney’s top overall seed to advance to the Final Four. Jordan Sibert (SY’-burt) scored 18 points and Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 to lead the 11th-seeded Flyers to More >

Creamer, Uribe share Kia lead

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) – Paula Creamer (KREE’-mur) and Mariajo Uribe (yoo-REE’-bay) are co-leaders as the second round begins in the LPGA’s Kia Classic in California. Creamer and Uribe shot 5-under 67 at Aviara to finish a stroke ahead of Cristie Kerr, Shanshan Feng, Jodi Ewart Shadoff and Mi Hyang Lee.