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Rich Clune clears waivers, assigned to Milwaukee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Predators forward Rich Clune has cleared waivers and has been assigned to Milwaukee in the American Hockey League. Nashville also announced Wednesday that forward Matt Cullen has been activated off injured reserve before a game at Edmonton. Clune, 27, had played in only one game so far this season for Nashville. He has More >

Gasol powers Memphis past Minnesota 105-101

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Marc Gasol scored a career-high 32 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-101 on Wednesday night for the franchise’s first victory in a season opener since 2000. Zach Randolph added 25 points and 13 rebounds for Memphis, which had dropped its last 13 openers. Gasol also had nine rebounds, More >

Shootout sends wounded suspect to hospital

LAKE NEBAGAMON, Wis. (AP) – A standoff and shootout in northwestern Wisconsin ended after the suspect was shot and wounded by sheriff’s deputies. Douglas County sheriff’s officials say the female suspect got into an argument with her mother Wednesday at a residence in Lake Nebagamon and pulled a gun. The mother fled to a nearby More >

Sheriff: Applications for drone are endless

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) – The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department has a new piece of equipment that it says can keep deputies out of harm’s way. Deputies say the possibilities for their drone are many. Sheriff James Kowalczyk says it could be used for search warrants, for finding lost children or for accident reconstruction. He More >

Starting bid for Appleton hotel $7.5 million

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) – An online listing says the starting bid for the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton is $7.5 million. An auction for the 388-room downtown hotel begins Dec. 1 and ends Dec. 3. The city has been talking with the hotel investors about plans for a $27 million Fox Cities Exhibition Center. More >

DNR reminds hunters to review county boundaries

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin wildlife officials are reminding deer hunters to learn the boundaries of new management units by reviewing county lines. The Department of Natural Resources has reduced the number of traditional management units this year from 134 to 72 units based on county boundaries in an effort to simplify the hunt. The agency More >

Wisconsin studies music and memory program

UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) – The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is leading a new study on whether music can help dementia patients. Similar studies will be done in Utah and Ohio on the Music and Memory program, which is in hundreds of nursing homes across the U.S. and Canada. The study in Wisconsin is the largest in More >

Schimel renews claims that Happ is activist

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Republican attorney general candidate Brad Schimel is renewing his accusations that his Democratic opponent Susan Happ is a liberal activist during the candidates’ third and final debate. Schimel opened the debate Wednesday at the state bar association by saying businesses should fear Happ, saying she will turn the state Justice Department into More >

Wisconsin candidate rejects claim Trek fired her

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor is rejecting a claim by the former president of Trek Bicycles that she was fired from her job at the family company. Mark Burke calls the claim “character assassination” just days before voters choose in a tight race between her and Republican Gov. Scott Walker. But former More >

Federal judge asked to dismiss ‘coordination’ suit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The state Government Accountability Board has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s campaign coordination law. Earlier this month, U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa granted the request to block the law from the Milwaukee-based group Citizens for Responsible Government Advocates while the conservative group’s underlying lawsuit challenging its constitutionality More >