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Feds could file lawsuits that state with legalized rec. pot are unconstitutional.

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Pres. Trump's admin. revoking Obama-era federal directives.

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Many parents worry they'll be separated from their U.S. born children.

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Those charged, convicted or suspected of any offense will be top priority.

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Around 15 congregations in Minnesota preparing living quarters.

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Survivors speaking out to make sure same doesn't happen to more minorities.

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Proposal would have mobilized 100,000 troops
to round up millions of unauthorized immigrants.

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Public records lawsuit orders release of thousands of 
emails between Pruit and oil/gas companies next week.

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Friday - February 17, 2017 1:59 am

With Koenig out, Badgers fall to Michigan

La Crosse native and senior point guard out with a calf strain.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Moe Wagner scored 21 points and Zak Irvin broke out of a slump with 18, helping Michigan beat No. 11 Wisconsin 64-58 on Thursday night.

The Wolverines (17-9, 7-6 Big Ten) have won three straight to boost their chances at making the NCAA Tournament.

The Badgers (21-5, 10-3) have lost consecutive games for the first time this season, dropping them into a three-way tie atop the Big Ten standings with No. 16 Purdue and No. 23 Maryland with five games remaining in the regular season.

Wisconsin was without senior point guard Bronson Koenig because of a calf strain in his left leg, breaking up a starting lineup that began the first 25 games of the season together.

Ethan Happ scored 18 points in the first half, making 8 of 9 shots, but was held to just four points after halftime and finished with 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting for the Badgers. Likewise, Khalil Iverson was much more effective in the first half with eight of his 10 points before Michigan seemed to slow him down.

Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored 12 points, including a four-point play with just under 8 minutes left in the game that gave Michigan the 11th and final lead change in a game with eight ties.

NO KOENIG

The Badgers clearly miss Koenig and need him to get healthy to help their chances of potentially making a run in the NCAA Tournament. Freshman D'Mitrik Trice had nine points on 2-of-15 shooting, five rebounds and four assists in his first start and made one glaring mistake. Trice fouled Abdur-Rahkman on his tiebreaking 3-pointer.

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Wisconsin hosts Maryland in a possibly pivotal game in the race for the Big Ten's regular season championship.

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Hall of Famer pretended to be boom mic guy, kept giving batting advice

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS
2-24-2017
Bangor
Black River Falls
Blair-Taylor - CLOSED ON FRIDAY
Boscobel
Caledonia - CLOSED FRIDAY...SAC care will be OPEN, but there are no practices or events
Cashton
DeSoto
Fillmore Central - CLOSED ON FRIDAY
G.E.T.
Hillsboro
Houston - CLOSED FRIDAY
Kickapoo
La Crescent & Hokah - closed on FRIDAY, no child care...Montessori and STEM also CLOSED
Lanesboro - CLOSED ON FRIDAY
Mabel/Canton - Mabel Canton and Lyle schools CLOSED FRIDAY
Melrose/Mindoro
MN State College SE Tech - campuses in Winona and Red Wing CLOSED, all activities cancelled
North Crawford
Norwalk Ontario Wilton
Prairie du Chien - CLOSING at 12:30
Sparta
Spring Grove - CLOSED FRIDAY
St. Charles - CLOSED FRIDAY...SAC will be OPEN
Tomah
Viroqua
Wauzeka Steuben - Closing at 1PM. All evening activities canceled
Westby
Winona Cotter - CLOSED ON FRIDAY
Winona Parochial - CLOSED ON FRIDAY
Winona Public - closed on FRIDAY