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A group of moderate Democrats on Capitol Hill chooses La Crosse's Ron Kind as its leader...
Kind is the chairman of the New Democrat Coalition, which has existed since Bill Clinton was in the White House. Kind says the Coalition tries to get both parties to agree on issues, mainly affecting the economy. He says about one-fourth of the Democrats in Congress belong to the Coalition.
Sentencing is scheduled Friday morning for a La Crosse man found guilty of killing a woman who came to him to buy crack.
Izelia Golatt was found guilty at a September trial for the murder of Kristen Rodgers. The defense claimed Rodgers died of drugs and exposure to the cold on a morning last March...but medical examiner Vincent Tranchida had a different explanation, that Rodgers showed signs of being strangled.
Golatt did not testify at his trial. He faces a life prison sentence.
Governor Scott Walker is urging hunters to introduce someone new to hunting