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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
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Incomplete police chase data raises suspicions

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Friday, 28 December 2012 10:35

Arcadia Helps

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A small Wisconsin community near the Minnesota border is paying tribute to the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting. Supreme Graphics, based in Arcadia, created a display of photographs of the children and teddy bears and put it in the middle of town.

Company chief executive officer and president Chuck Blaschko says they wanted to do something because they felt so bad about the tragedy.

It went up last week Friday, about 30 minutes before Wisconsin's statewide moment of silence.

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If a judge tells a personal story in court, it's not an automatic sign of bias by that judge...

La Crosse County D-A Tim Gruenke makes that argument, in a brief opposing a new sentencing for Jesse Herrmann...serving 30 years in prison for a drunk-driving death. Herrmann claims Judge Ramona Gonzalez was biased against drunk drivers in general, because she talked in court about a drunk driver killing her sister. Gruenke filed a brief last week, arguing that Herrmann hasn't shown that a judge speaking in a comforting way to victims is evidence of bias. Music teacher Theresa Kroes was killed last year, when Herrmann rear-ended the car she was riding in.

 

 

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Friday, 28 December 2012 10:30

Alma Fire And The Chicken Savior

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A western Wisconsin couple can credit a pet chicken for helping save them from a house fire. Alma Center Fire Chief Jeff Gaede says they were sleeping when the chicken woke them at about 6:15 a.m. Thursday. He says the smoke alarms didn't go off when the fire started in an attic above the attached garage.

He says the chicken and a cat also escaped, but another cat died. Neighbor Brad Krueger says he raised the chicken on his farm until dogs chased it away. The couple then started taking care of it.

Gaede says he's heard of dogs and cats alerting families to fire but he was amazed to hear about the chicken. The fire destroyed the house and the cause is still being investigated.

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Friday, 28 December 2012 10:28

Here Comes The Fiscal Cliff

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Fiscal cliff is the popular shorthand term used to describe the conundrum

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Friday, 28 December 2012 10:28

Local Reaction To Firefighter Ambush

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Firefighters go through quite a bit of training every year...but being shot

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Friday, 28 December 2012 10:27

Wisconsin Tops In Nation For Health Care

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Wisconsin's 19 medical groups all scored higher then the national average in

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City hall is there to serve the public.  Mike Brown's question: Why is

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Thursday, 27 December 2012 17:36

Lax Council Sets Kader Recall For January 29

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Voters in one La Crosse neighborhood might have three city elections in five weeks this winter.

The city council has scheduled a recall election for January 29th for Audrey Kader's 11th district seat. If more than two people decide to run, a second election will happen a month later...just a week after the regular spring primary. Recall organizers accuse Kader of trying to take away the public's right to speak at city meetings.

Candidates who want to challenge Kader have until this Wednesday to file papers with the city clerk's office.

 

 

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Thursday, 27 December 2012 11:55

Rose Bowl Wager

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(AP) Mayors in Wisconsin and California are making a friendly wager on the Rose Bowl. Stanford Cardinal, which call Palo Alto home, and the Wisconsin Badgers will compete in the Rose Bowl Jan. 1.

The wager is between Madison Mayor Paul Soglin and Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh. The losing mayor will wear the opposing team's hat during a Common Council meeting, and will display the flag of the winning team for a day in January. The losing city will also organize a tree planting in honor of the winning team.

Soglin says he's confident the Badgers will come through for Madison.

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