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Monday - October 24, 2011 10:45 am

95th Assembly Candidates To Debate

The two candidates hoping to fill the vacant 95th Assembly District seat will meet for a debate at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Candidates Jill Billings, a Democrat, and Dave Drewes, a Republican, will debate from 7-8 p.m. Monday, October 31st, in the Hall of Nations in Centennial Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The candidates are running for the seat formerly held by State Senator Jennifer Shilling. The special election is Tuesday, November 8th.

The event is sponsored by the UW-L Joint Legislative Committee, Political Science Department and Student Association.

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Monday - October 24, 2011 10:45 am

Viterbo Sets Rules for Concealed Carry

Add Viterbo University to the list of those organizations setting up protocols ahead of the state's concealed carry law going into effect.   Beginning November first, those with licenses in Wisconsin will be able to carry concealed weapons.  Viterbo in La Crosse has released its guidelines.  Effective immediately, weapons are banned from the campus--in buildings and on any Viterbo property.   In addition, Viterbo employees are prohibited from carrying weapons off campus if they're on university business.   The university will allow students and employees to have weapons in their cars on campus, but only if the car is locked and the weapon is locked in a place like the glove box or trunk.   

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Friday - October 21, 2011 1:12 pm

Brian Stanley Supreme Court

Bryan Stanley's whereabouts could become a public record, if the Wisconsin Supreme Court gets involved in his case. 

Stanley killed three men at an area church in 1985, and spent nearly 25 years in a state hospital until he was considered well enough to be released.  But lower courts say Stanley's privacy is more important than the public's right to know where he's living.  The La Crosse Tribune wants the files opened, and is hopeful about the possible appeal to the Supreme Court:

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