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Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Monday 2/19/18

>Shots Fired In Southern Wisconsin Road Rage Incident (Delavan, WI)  —  Janesville Police say no injuries were reported from a weekend road rage incident which involved several gunshots.  An 18-year-old Delavan man is in custody.  Investigators say shots were fired from one vehicle as it passed another one early Sunday morning.  The driver of the More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Monday 2/19/18

>>Wisconsin 2017 Bankruptcies Fewest In A Decade (Milwaukee, WI)  —  Wisconsin is following national trends as 2017 saw the fewest bankruptcy filings in a decade.  The U-S Bankruptcy Court handled 16-thousand-769 cases last year, down 66 from the year before.  A majority of the cases were Chapter-Seven, giving the person filing a chance to restart More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Friday 2/16/18

>>City Leaders Meet About Hiawatha Statue In La Crosse (La Crosse, WI)  —  A statue of Hiawatha standing in La Crosse’s Riverside Park is causing controversy. Representatives of the city, the Ho-chunk Nation legislator and family and friends of the artist met Wednesday to discuss the future of the statue. It was created to represent More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Thursday 2/15/18

>>Governor “Optimistic” About Juvenile Corrections Overhaul Passage (Madison, WI)  —  Governor Scott Walker says he’s told legislative leaders it is important to pass a major overhaul of the state’s juvenile corrections system this year.  Senator Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald has questioned whether that could be accomplished by the time the legislative session ends in mid-March.  More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Thursday 2/15/18

>>Meriter Hospital Employee Suspended In Injured Infants Case (Madison, WI)  —  Officials at Meriter Hospital in Madison say one employee has been suspended while unexplained injuries to babies in the newborn intensive care unit are investigated.  Meriter President and C-E-O Sue Erickson is assuring the public the hospital will do all it can to make More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Wednesday 2/14/18

>>President Takes Credit For Foxconn (Washington, DC)  —  While several Republican governors were meeting at the White House this week, to talk about a one-and-a-half-trillion dollar infrastructure plan — the conversation switched to Foxconn.  President Trump may have taken some of Governor Scott Walker’s thunder when he took credit for bringing the Taiwan-based high-tech firm More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Tuesday 2/13/18

>>Walker Meets With President Trump On Infrastructure Plan (Washington, DC)  —  Wisconsin’s Scott Walker was one of a few Republican governors meeting with President Trump at the White House Monday.  They were talking about the president’s plan to leverage 200-billion dollars in federal funding to produce one-and-a-half-trillion for the nation’s infrastructure needs.  Walker calls plans More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Tuesday 2/13/18

>>Fog, Speed Contributing Factors To Fatal Accident Involving 29 Vehicles (Verona, WI)  —  The Dane County Sheriff’s Office reports the death of one person in a Monday morning pile-up near Verona involving 29 vehicles.  Poor visibility due to heavy fog and excessive speed are thought to be contributing factors.  The multi-vehicle accident was reported on More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Monday 2/12/18

>>Judge Overturns Ruling Placing Sex Offender In Forest County (Crandon, WI)  —  A Forest County judge has granted a temporary restraining order to keep a convicted sex offender from living in the town of Blackwell.  Another judge has ordered 52-year-old Jeffrey LeVasseur to live in a rented house there — but Judge Leon Stenz countered More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Monday 2/12/18

>>Baby Rescued From Burning Home Dies Of Her Injuries (Milwaukee, WI)  —  Firefighters say a one-year-old baby, found inside a burning home Saturday, has died.  The child was found in the living room of her home.  Her name has not been released.  A fire department release says the girl had second-degree burns to 40 percent More >