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FAMILY LEAVE Minnesota Republicans offer alternate plan for family leave ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature have offered a voluntary proposal for paid family and medical leave. It would rely on tax credits for employers who choose to participate, in contrast with Democratic proposals that would require paid time off. Republicans … Read more

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GOLD-COPPER DRILLING Canadian company moves ahead on exploratory drilling in WI WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) – Armed with an exploratory license, a Canadian mining company appears to be moving ahead with plans to drill for gold and copper in north-central Wisconsin. GreenLight Metals, of Toronto, has also filed technical reports with Canadian authorities that say the … Read more

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TRAIN DERAILMENT Cargo train derails at Pewaukee; no injuries reported PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) – No one was hurt after a Canadian Pacific cargo train derailed Saturday morning while traveling through Pewaukee. The derailment happened about 6:37 am near Somerset Lane and Parkside Road in the city of Pewaukee. No injuries, power outages, private property or … Read more

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RUSSIA-UKRAINE-WAR-THE LATEST Live updates: 20 babies from surrogate moms in bomb shelter At least 20 newborns from surrogate mothers are stuck in a makeshift bomb shelter in Ukraine’s capital, waiting for foreign parents to travel into the war zone to pick them up. They’re well cared for at the moment. Surrogacy center nurses are stranded … Read more

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RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR Russians push deeper into Mariupol as locals plead for help LVIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russian forces have pushed deeper into Ukraine’s besieged and battered port city of Mariupol. Heavy fighting shut down a major steel plant there, and local authorities in the city pleaded for more Western help. The fall of Mariupol, the … Read more

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DEAD NEWBORN-CHARGES Wisconsin authorities crack 2009 ‘Baby Theresa’ cold case JUNEAU, Wis. (AP) – Authorities in Wisconsin say the cold case of “Baby Theresa” has been solved after 13 years. Dodge County authorities said Friday that DNA samples from the baby helped them identify the mother as Karin Luttinen of Milwaukee. She’s charged with concealing … Read more

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MILWAUKEE (AP) – Freshman Tyrese Hunter scored 23 points and Iowa State made itself at home in Milwaukee once again, topping No. 6 seed LSU 59-54 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Izaiah Brockington added 19 points as the 11th-seeded Cyclones got their first win in the NCAA tourney since 2017 – also … Read more

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ELECTION 2022-SENATE-WISCONSIN Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Barnes tests positive for COVID-19 MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes says he has tested positive for COVID-19 but not experiencing any symptoms. Barnes tweeted Wednesday that he is vaccinated and will be quarantining for five days, for guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … Read more

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ELECTION 2020-AUDITS-WISCONSIN Wisconsin GOP leader Vos to meet with election fraud backers MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he is meeting with advocates for decertifying President Joe Biden’s win in the battleground state, hours before he and the state Senate’s top Republican were to discuss the topic with county GOP leaders. … Read more

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DAUNTE WRIGHT-MEMORIAL Daunte Wright memorial to stay put in Brooklyn Center BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) – The mayor of the Minneapolis suburb where Daunte Wright was killed by an officer who said she mistook her handgun for her di lei Taser di lei said Tuesday that a memorial to the Black motorist will stay in … Read more