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Prairie du Chien man crashes in Vernon County after suffering medical condition

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A 75-year-old Prairie du Chien man was injured Wednesday in a one-car accident caused by a medical problem. The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office says Byron Bills was driving south on State Highway 14 near B&L Lane in the town of Franklin when he lost control of his vehicle,  left the road and rolled over. He […]

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Boy killed in collision with LA ice cream truck

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities say residents in a South Los Angeles neighborhood attacked the driver of an ice cream truck that struck and killed a 7-year-old boy riding a motorized bike. The boy was struck last night and died later at a hospital. Police say after the child was hit, a crowd attacked the […]

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Couleecap Celebrates National Energy Awareness Month and Weatherization Day

Couleecap Celebrates National Energy Awareness Month and Weatherization Day

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Westby, WI – Each year, October 30 is recognized as Weatherization Day. This day marks an annual opportunity to bring attention to the fact that low income households spend a disproportionate percentage of their annual incomes on home energy bills. The National Network of Weatherization Assistance Programs, of which Couleecap is a member, provide cost-effective, […]

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Hunters kill 98 Wisconsin wolves

Hunters kill 98 Wisconsin wolves

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – It looks like Wisconsin’s third wolf season could be over soon. The season began on Oct. 15. It’s slated to run until Feb. 28 or until hunters reach the 150-animal statewide kill limit. The Department of Natural Resources says hunters had bagged 98 wolves as of Wednesday, leaving them 52 shy […]

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Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

BOSTON (AP) – A new survey says colleges are still inconsistent in the way they handle athletes’ concussions. The Harvard University study comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field. Researchers looked […]

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Dems fault Walker for not seeking preschool grant

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker’s administration has not applied for up to $60 million in preschool development grants from the federal government, a move Democrats decried as irresponsible. The deadline for states to apply for as much as $250 million from the U.S. departments of Education and Health and Human Services is Friday. […]

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HealthCare.gov’s EZ form not for legal immigrants

HealthCare.gov’s EZ form not for legal immigrants

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – HealthCare.gov’s new EZ application for coverage can’t be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens. That’s prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long enrollment queues this year. The Obama administration wants more Latinos to sign up under the health care law for 2015. Hispanics are […]

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GM 3Q profit nearly doubles, led by N. America

GM 3Q profit nearly doubles, led by N. America

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors says its third-quarter profit nearly doubled as strong earnings in North America and China outweighed struggles in Europe and South America. The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September. A year ago, GM made $698 million, or 45 cents per […]

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US jobless aid applications rise to 283,000

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week. Despite the increase, weekly applications remain at historically low levels that suggest hiring is gaining steam. The Labor Department says applications rose 17,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 283,000. That […]

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White House fence jumper charged with assault

White House fence jumper charged with assault

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Secret Service says the 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting a police dog and making threats. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary says Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, is in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service for previous […]

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