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Victim shot 9 times, police found a weapon Deshawn Randall has been formally charged with first-degree murder. That
Women were uninjured Two women were stranded on a ledge below the face of Grandad Bluff on Thursday morning. The
Republicans want to end law, citizens seem happy with it Scott Walker recently went to Minnesota to promise that he
Not who you'd expect It would seem a Wisconsin city known for its occasional drunken revelry should wind up at the
La Crosse needs ramp workers, not parking coordinator That may be the biggest problem in keeping La Crosse's

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La Crosse school's welcome back takes serious tone

28 August 2015
La Crosse school's welcome back takes serious tone

Murder last week redirected focus of event

Amish could get waivers for certain building codes

28 August 2015
Amish could get waivers for certain building codes

Amish buildings have no electrical or plumbing

Construction season is over, but isn't going to end

28 August 2015
Construction season is over, but isn't going to end

Public works director talks ongoing projects in La Crosse

Winona man dies in barge accident Thursday

27 August 2015
Winona man dies in barge accident Thursday

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No take-backs on city approval of DOT plans

27 August 2015

The city of La Crosse and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation haven't exactly seen eye to eye lately. In fact, the dispute over the best design for the renovation of...

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New Harvest of the Month Program

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La Crosse County’s Farm2School and Foot Steps to Health programs have

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:28

Roberts Inspires Bone Marrow Donations

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A bone marrow transplant saved the life of Robin Roberts, co host of ABC's

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:28

Spending Cuts Could Cut Civilian Military Pay

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This Friday, pay cuts could be coming to a military base near you. Fort

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 10:40

Sequester Cuts to Bypass Most Entitlement Programs

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Listening to news about automatic federal spending cuts scheduled to take

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 10:39

Kabat Believes He'll Emerge From Bankruptcy Cloud

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Tim Kabat's taking it on the chin right now.   Kabat's on the

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Monday, 25 February 2013 11:48

Students Talk Tuition

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) University of Wisconsin students are asking legislators to cap tuition increases. Students from 20 of the UW campuses around Wisconsin held a Capitol news conference Monday calling for a tuition cap. They say they don't want tuition to increase more than 3 or 4 percent in the new academic year starting this fall.

Gov. Scott Walker announced last week he will invest $181 million funding for the UW System. But he also wants to remove the current mandatory 5.5 percent cap on tuition and fees, leaving it to the Board of Regents to set tuition.

UW spokesman David Giroux calls Walker's budget sets the stage for a modest tuition increase. Giroux says the university will decide on the exact amount of increase by a vote in the summer.

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Monday, 25 February 2013 11:44

Prison On Lockdown

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) A Wisconsin prison has gone into what authorities are calling a routine lockdown. Waupun Correctional Institution Warden Bill Pollard said in a statement Monday all activities at the prison, including visits, have been canceled for at least a week. Pollard says authorities have been planning the lockdown for several months so they can conduct searches for contraband such as cellphones, illegal drugs, tobacco and weapons.

He says the prison will gradually return to normal operations after the searches are complete.

Public information officials with the state Corrections Department didn't immediately return telephone messages seeking more details.

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Monday, 25 February 2013 11:41

Teachers Under Minnesota Microscope

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) New legislation would demand that Minnesota school administrators avoid putting children in classrooms led by teachers deemed unsatisfactory if they had one the previous year. The bill introduced Monday by three Democratic state senators and one Republican is the latest attempt to make teacher effectiveness a bigger part of school decisions. If passed, the law wouldn't take effect until the 2016-17 academic year.

The bill builds off an existing teacher evaluation process. Advocates argue that students in classrooms led by ineffective teachers tend to fall further behind their peers, so helping them avoid multiple subpar teachers is critical.

Having Democrats as authors could help the bill's chances, but teacher effectiveness measures usually face difficult legislative terrain. The chief sponsor is freshman Democratic Sen. Susan Kent of Woodbury.

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Monday, 25 February 2013 11:11

Drunk and Armed

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Among the drunk drivers tripped up by La Crosse cops this week-end is a

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La Crosse's public works director paints a picture of construction in the city, even after "construction season." http://t.co/RxN3Lg9om3
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George Miller was shot 9 times. Deshawn Randall denied shooting him on Aug. 21 in La Crosse. http://t.co/LR7neJUp6Y
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Shannon, from Catholic Charities, snuck away from handing out school supplies to students at the La Crosse... http://t.co/AgyOBOgL82
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Hundreds of families so far stopping by the La Crosse Center today to pick up new backpacks with donated school... http://t.co/9eR5YI5Yyj
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Citizen Action of Wisconsin and #ScottWalker disagreeing on #Obamacare. http://t.co/UqSC7BC23s

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