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Police caution not to expect constant coverage New body cameras are expected any day now for the La Crosse police
Council voting on mutual-aid agreement this month amongst departments For the first time ever, there will be a
Friday and Saturday, perhaps try avoiding campus New and returning UW-La Crosse students will be moving into campus
City council votes on DOT's plan next week Hard to complain too much about the plans the DOT has for
Captain Griffith hopes team is ready by spring First, swim 500 yards. Then another 800 with fins, snorkel and mask

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02 September 2015
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Keeps cost under $23 million

Witnesses come forward, man charged with homicide

02 September 2015
Witnesses come forward, man charged with homicide

Driver lied about driving, racing down highway

Build a house, get a scholarship

02 September 2015
Build a house, get a scholarship

Local group offering scholarships for houses to certain families in La Crosse

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Incomplete police chase data raises suspicions

01 September 2015

It seems the public's mistrust of police is at an all-time high. Most of the time, that mistrust is misplaced. But sometimes people have reason to be suspicious of law...

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 21:59

Some Winter Fest Events Cancelled Due to Lack of Snow

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Hard to have a Winter Rec-Fest when winter doesn't play ball.   The

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 21:36

Get Your Ice Cold Milk Here!

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People like to say 'There's no such thing as a free lunch,' but plenty of folks in La Crosse scored some free milk at lunchtime on Tuesday.

The Hunger Task Force gave away thousands of gallons of milk donated by the Golden Guernsey dairy, which went out of business this month.  While many people stayed in their cars and went through a drive-up lane, others stood outside the milk truck to pick up the freebies. Frozen brakes on the truck hauling the milk to La Crosse delayed the giveaway at Bridgeview Plaza for more than an hour.

 

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 11:35

Baby It's Cold Outside

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(AP) Police officers in Milwaukee checked under freeway overpasses and other spots to find the homeless and urge them to get out of the dangerous cold and stay at a shelter. The United Way of Greater Milwaukee has donated $50,000 to help crowded homeless shelters open overflow centers.

To the north in Superior, temperatures dropped to 20 and 30 below zero Tuesday. The wind made those temperatures feel even colder.

Ashland, Bayfield, Hurley, Washburn and Superior are among school districts telling students to stay home Tuesday. Forecasters say with wind chills of minus 20 and below, exposed skin can freeze within a minute.

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 11:33

Supreme Court Talks

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(AP) All seven members of the Wisconsin Supreme Court have met with 20 Wisconsin state lawmakers as part of the biennial tradition at the beginning of each new legislative session. Lawmakers and court members at Tuesday's meeting talked about a variety of issues related to the judiciary, including Wisconsin's unique position as the only state that allows law school graduates to practice without taking a bar exam.

Justices spoke supportively of that so-called diploma privilege, which dates back to 1870.

State Sen. Glenn Grothman asked what could be done to lower law student debt. He says the amount of debt students graduate with is scandalous. He suggested looking at alternative and less expensive ways to get licensed to practice law.

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 11:32

School Vouchers Get A Hard Look

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(AP) Three former Republican speakers of the state Assembly are now lobbying to expand school vouchers in Wisconsin.

Jeff Fitzgerald registered on Jan. 10 to lobby for School Choice Wisconsin, just days after his term ended. Another former Republican Assembly speaker, John Gard, is also registered as a lobbyist for the group. Its president is Jim Bender, a former legislative staffer who worked for Fitzgerald. A third Republican former speaker, Scott Jensen, is a registered lobbyist for the American Federation for Children, another group that supports expanding vouchers. Republican Gov. Scott Walker supports expanding vouchers, but he hasn't said what exactly his plan will look like.

Common Cause Wisconsin on Tuesday renewed its call for a prohibition on lawmakers becoming lobbyists immediately after leaving office.

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 10:52

Warming Center Not Seeing High Numbers

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You'd think the colder it got that more people would be using the La Crosse

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 09:19

Schools Can Earm Extra Cash

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No one really knows if Governor Scott Walker slashed funding for schools last

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013 09:18

Dems Map Out Walker Defeat

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A half a million dollars. That's what state democratic leaders hope to raise

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Monday, 21 January 2013 12:19

Time For Onalaska Council To Pray?

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Why doesn't the city council in Onalaska start its meetings with a prayer?

One city resident asked that question of a council member recently, and the councilman tried a prayer at the monthly meeting. Now, an Onalaska council committee is going to study the idea of having a prayer every month, which is opposed by the Freedom from Religion Foundation. Onalaska mayor Joe Chilsen is hearing evenly mixed reactions from the public.  At La Crosse city council meetings, a member of the clergy is often invited to speak at the start of the evening.

 

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