Police search for vandals who killed pheasants
    Investigators in Richland County are working to find who is responsible for the deaths of several pheasants that were being raised as part of a student project at Richland Center High School. Police say someone broke into sheds behind the school earlier this week, killing 39 of the birds and releasing 70 others. Only about […]
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    State request to restore Voter ID law delayed
    A federal appeals court in Chicago says it will not take up a request to restores Wisconsin’s long-stalled Voter ID requirement until after judges hear oral arguments in the case next month. Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen had asked the court to reinstate the law, following a state Supreme Court ruling last month that […]
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    State falling short on cancer prevention efforts
    The American Cancer Society is calling on Wisconsin lawmakers to make a number of improvements it argues would help with efforts to combat the disease. The ACS has released its annual report on state policies that deal with cancer-prevention and treatment efforts. It finds Wisconsin failing to meet recommended benchmarks in nine of the 12 […]
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    UW Board approves $95 million request
    University of Wisconsin System Board of┬áRegents approves a request for an additional $95 million in the next two-year state budget.┬áThe Regents unanimously approve the funding request even though Governor Scott Walker had warned all state agencies against asking for any more tax dollars in the 2015-2017 state budget. In defense of their $95 million request, […]
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    Cousins pleads guilty in death of fellow student Andrew Boldt
    Averting a trial, a Purdue University student has entered a guilty plea to killing a fellow student from Wisconsin. Special public defender Kirk Freeman said 23-year-old Cody Cousins did not seek a plea deal before he was convicted of murder on Wednesday in Tippecanoe County Court. That leaves the door open to a consideration of […]
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