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Logan students pop the trunk

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Logan students pop the trunk

Students prepare for winter emergencies

UW to begin Zika virus tests on monkeys

12 February 2016
UW to begin Zika virus tests on monkeys

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Troubled Cameron Square now getting children's playground

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Maney not honored and demeanor not forgotten by council

Southside community center notnamed after deceased council member

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Friday, 28 December 2012 10:35

Gun Sales Up In Wisconsin

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(AP) If background checks are any indication, Wisconsin's gun sales seem to be up. Total sales figures for firearms don't exist. But a good yardstick is the number of background checks when a gun is purchased.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice's background check hotline for handgun purchases has handled 60 percent more calls year to date as of Dec. 23 than it did for the same period last year. And the total number of calls this year has far surpassed all of 2011.

There also appeared to be a spike after the Connecticut shooting Dec. 14. State figures show for the week of Dec. 9 to 15, the hotline handled more than 3,700 calls. That number jumped to nearly 6,000 the week after.

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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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