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Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Thursday 3/22/18

>>Racine Workers Will Be Among Those Fired By S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. (Racine, WI)  —  Workers at its Racine location have been informed some of them will be impacted by the elimination of hundreds of jobs by S-C Johnson and Son.  An estimated 300-to-400 jobs will be cut from the company’s global workforce of More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Thursday 3/22/18

>>Wisconsin Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Iowa Prison For Sex Crime (Cedar Rapids, IA)  —  A 26-year-old La Crosse man was on probation for a child porn conviction when Iowa authorities say he enticed a minor to engage in sexual activity.  Carson Sibley was given a 30-year prison term Monday after entering a guilty More >

Wisconsin State Sports for Thursday 3/22/18

>>Antetokounmpo Hurt In 127-120 Loss To Clippers (Milwaukee, WI)  —  Milwaukee’s second loss in a row drops the Bucks a game-and-a-half behind Miami in the Eastern Conference standings, good for eighth place in the race for a playoff position.  There was too much DeAndre Jordan Wednesday night in the 127-120 defeat at the hands of More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Wednesday 3/21/18

>>Part-Time Firefighter Charged With Threatening Governor Walker (Lannon, WI)  —  A 45-year-old part-time firefighter in Menomonee Falls is charged with making an online threat against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.  The Facebook post read, “I suggest we take all our firearms to the governor’s mansion and execute the parasite.”  It was reported to Wisconsin State Capitol More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Wednesday 3/21/18

>>Madison Commissions Split On Approach to Confederate Cemetery Markers (Madison, WI)  —  Three different commissions are split on recommendations on what to do with two monuments dedicated to Confederate soldiers buried in Madison’s Forest Hill Cemetery. The city’s Landmarks, Parks, and Equal Opportunities commissions agree that a plaque outside the Confederate Rest section shouldn’t be More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Tuesday 3/20/18

    >>20-Year-Old Man Shot To Death During Drug Deal In Fitchburg Last Week (Fitchburg, WI)  —  The man shot to death in Fitchburg last week was accompanying his girlfriend while she sold 700-dollars worth of marijuana.  Three men are charged with homicide for killing 20-year-old Julian Patterson during the March 12th incident.  Patterson’s girlfriend, Kharyhana More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Tuesday 3/20/18

>>More Elderly Drivers Involved In Wisconsin Fatality Accidents (Washington, DC)  —  A report from a national transportation research group finds elderly drivers in Wisconsin are involved in more fatality accidents than any other state.  The report from “TRIP” indicates 26 percent of Wisconsin’s fatal crashes involved someone, driver or passenger, who was 65 years or More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Monday 3/19/18

>>Men Suspected Of Leading Deputies On High-Speed Chase Found In Bar (Eleva, WI)  —  The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people who are accused of leading deputies from a neighboring county on a high-speed chase.  Eau Claire County called off the chase on Highway 93 north of Eleva due to safety concerns.  Authorities got More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Monday 3/19/18

>>Shots Fired At Underage Drinking Party (Town of Vienna, WI)  —  Dane County deputies saw several people running away as they drove up on the scene of an underage drinking party Saturday night.  They were responding to the home in the town of Vienna after a report of a gun being fired was called in.  More >

Wisconsin State News for Sunday 3/18/18

>>Amery Man Charged With Mistreating Animals (Amery, WI)  —  Wardens with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have arrested an Amery man for allegedly trapping wild raccoons, then letting them loose for his dogs to attack.  An anonymous tip led authorities to pictures of dogs killing the raccoons on a Facebook page.  Jason Armbruster is More >