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Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

PHOENIX (AP) – The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor in Arizona, by a 9-year-old girl firing an Uzi submachine gun, has generated angry social-media comments, with people asking why a child was allowed to use an automatic weapon. Many are expressing sympathy for the girl, while questioning whether the adults at the gun […]

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‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Omaha police say officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery killed a crew member with the “Cops” television show and the suspect, who was carrying a pellet gun. Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said Wednesday that witnesses and officers thought the robbery suspect’s Airsoft handgun was real, but that it fires […]

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Police reopen Wisconsin fun park restroom gun case

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

EGG HARBOR, Wis. (AP) – The Door County Sheriff’s Department has reopened a case involving a man who left a loaded gun at Egg Harbor Fun Park after learning his wife had been involved in a similar incident. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports 76-year-old Gerald Hitchler of Oconomowoc wasn’t initially charged because he has a […]

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Several area football teams ranked in latest WIAA poll

Several area football teams ranked in latest WIAA poll

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is The Associated Press high school football poll. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last week’s ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers. Teams are arranged in three divisions of equal size based on current enrollments. Large Division School Record Points Last Week 1. […]

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Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

ANGLETON, Texas (AP) – A jury has acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man’s two sons. David Barajas cried when the verdict was read Wednesday. He faced up to life in prison, if convicted. Prosecutors had alleged […]

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Poll shows strong support for Kenosha casino

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A poll shows strong support for a new tribal casino in Kenosha. The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows 49 percent support the casino while 35 percent oppose it. The Menominee Tribe wants to build an $810 million casino and Hard Rock Cafe complex in Kenosha. The project is […]

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Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts man who was seriously injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has married a nurse who helped him recover. James Costello married Christa D’Agostino on Saturday at the Hyatt Regency Boston in front of about 160 guests. The Hyatt and other wedding vendors donated their services. A photograph of Costello with […]

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Poll: Democrat Happ leads Republican Schimel

Poll: Democrat Happ leads Republican Schimel

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A new poll shows Democrat Susan Happ leads Republican Brad Schimel in the race for attorney general, but nearly one-in-four voters are undecided. The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows Happ with 40 percent support among registered voters, while Schimel has 33 percent. Twenty-four percent of respondents were undecided […]

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Newborn found in trash on ventilator; Mom arrested

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

KEARNS, Utah (AP) – A newborn baby girl is expected to be in critical condition for several days after Utah police say her mother dumped her in a neighbor’s trash can in a Salt Lake City suburb. Unified Police Detective Jared Richardson said Wednesday the two-day-old girl was still on a ventilator and fighting for […]

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Wisconsin governor’s race remains dead heat

Wisconsin governor’s race remains dead heat

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The latest Marquette University Law School poll shows Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke remain in a dead heat. The latest results released Wednesday show little movement in the race with 10 weeks until Election Day. Polls in May and July also showed the race to be essentially tied. […]

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