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Wisconsin Morning State News for Thursday 3/15/18

>>Suspended Nurse In Meriter NICU Worked Previously At UW Hospital (Madison, WI)  —  Madison’s U-W Hospital confirms that the suspended nurse suspected of injuring infants at Meriter Hospital worked there 15 years ago.  The nurse’s name hasn’t been released.  The investigation by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid found five infants suffered injuries while they More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Wednesday 3/14/18

>>Family Members Hide While Armed Intruders Burglarize Their House (Milwaukee, WI)  —  Multiple surveillance cameras captured three armed burglars breaking into a Milwaukee house and getting away with electronics.  Thevy Pena and her 12-year-old son were in the home at the time.  The son was on the couch when the men started kicking in the More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Wednesday 3/14/18

>>Domestic Violence Suspect Tracked To Hiding Place 1.5 Miles Away (Madison, WI)  —  A Madison police dog tracked a 28-year-old domestic violence suspect to a gas station restroom a mile-and-a-half away Sunday morning.  Antwon J. Braxton took off when police were called by a woman who said it was a “life-or-death matter.”  Madison Police say More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Tuesday 3/13/18

  >>Electric Workers Rescue Man, Baby Before Emergency Responders Arrive (Milwaukee, WI) — Milwaukee firefighters were called to a burning home Monday morning, but two occupants had already been rescued by the time they got there. Employees with Milwaukee-based Roman Electric were working nearby. They helped a man and a baby getting out through a More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Tuesday 3/13/18

>>2 Superior Residents Among 29 People Indicted For Selling Drugs In Minnesota (Duluth, MN)  —  Indictments for a long list of people accused of heroin trafficking in the Duluth-Superior area are expected to have a major impact.  Twelve people face federal charges and 17 face Minnesota state charges after the round-up.  Two Superior residents were More >

Wisconsin State News for Sunday 3/11/18

>>Madison Traffic Stop Leads to Short Chase, Fugitive Arrest (Madison, WI)  —  A Madison man wanted on multiple felony warrants is in custody after a short vehicle chase on Highway 30.  A Dane County sheriff’s deputy attempted to pull over 42-year-old Jerome Wheeler Thursday night, but he refused to stop and led the squad car More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Friday 3/9/18

>>Trump Tariff Ban Could Impact Cranberries, Harleys (Brussels, BE)  —  The trade commissioner for the European Union confirms American cranberries, bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice are on the list of products which could face counter-measure tariffs.  The E-U is responding to plans by President Donald Trump to put a 25-percent tariff on foreign steel More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Thursday 3/8/18

>>Walker, Senate Leader Talk School Safety (Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald both say they want to set aside some spending in the state budget to increase safety in school buildings.  The only legislation senators could vote on right now would provide state grants for schools to hire More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Thursday 3/8/18

>>Madison Seeks State Help To Upgrade Former Oscar Mayer Site (Madison, WI)  —  Finding a tenant for the former Oscar Mayer plant site would be enhanced by some upgrades and the Madison Common Council is being asked to apply for a 500-thousand-dollar grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to finance the proposed enhancements More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Wednesday 3/7/18

>>Justice Dept. Suing Wisconsin Nursing Home Over Flu Vaccine Requirement (Milwaukee, WI)  —  The U-S Justice department has filed suit against a Wisconsin nursing home for forcing a former employee to take a flu vaccine shot despite her religious beliefs. The lawsuit filed today (Tuesday) alleges that Barnell Williams “suffered severe emotional distress” because Lasata More >