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Alleged MLB drug supplier pleads not guilty

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MIAMI (AP) – A South Florida man described by authorities as a chemist who made and supplied banned substances in Major League Baseball’s recent drug scandal has pleaded not guilty. Paulo Berejuk entered the plea Thursday to two conspiracy charges involving distribution of testosterone and human growth hormone. A judge ordered Berejuk jailed without bail […]

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Brewers have two Gold Glove finalists

Brewers have two Gold Glove finalists

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy and outfielder Gerardo Parra have both been named finalists for Rawlings Gold Glove Awards. Lucroy has developed into one of the top hitting catchers in the game, but today’s Gold Glove announcement shows Lucroy is getting the respect as a catcher that can play some outstanding defense […]

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Border deaths drop to 15-year low

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – The number of immigrants who die trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years. That is as because more Central Americans are turning themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer are taking their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert. The […]

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Warren running for president? ‘I don’t think so’

Warren running for president? ‘I don’t think so’

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she doesn’t think she’s running for president in in 2016, a shift from her usual script. The liberal favorite typically answers the question by saying, “I am not running for president.” But when she was asked again by People magazine, she answered, “I don’t think so.” The […]

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White House fence jumper held without bond

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge. Dominic Adesanya resisted being taken away and started talking as two court officers removed him from the courtroom. The defendant has been charged with felonies for assaulting […]

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Iowa man charged in theft of ginseng plants

Iowa man charged in theft of ginseng plants

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa man is charged with illegally taking 134 ginseng plants from a state preserve. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports the plant has significant value and is typically sold in Asia, where it’s used as a natural medicine. Allan W. Gates of Central City is facing charges related to the plants’ […]

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Brett Hulsey reenters race for Wisconsin governor

Brett Hulsey reenters race for Wisconsin governor

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bob Hague-Wisconsin Radio Network Less than two weeks from Election Day, state Representative Brett Hulsey has announced an independent bid for governor. The Madison Democrat, who lost resoundingly to Mary Burke in the August Democratic primary (Hulsey received 51,830 votes to Burke’s 259,921), said at the time that he had no intention of running […]

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Most voucher students came from private schools

Most voucher students came from private schools

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The vast majority of students receiving a taxpayer-subsidized voucher to attend private school this year did not go to a Wisconsin public school last year. Data released Thursday by the state Department of Public Instruction shows that just over 19 percent of the 538 students who entered the statewide program this […]

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CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams

CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA (AP) – New federal Ebola response squads are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified. President Barack Obama last week said there was a need for a rapid response team – he called it “a SWAT team, essentially” – to be sent within hours to […]

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Wisconsin court won’t reconsider voter ID case

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Supreme Court has refused to reconsider whether the state’s voter photo identification law is unconstitutional. Republicans passed the law in 2011. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the immigrant group Voces de la Frontera as well as the League of Women Voters challenged the mandate […]

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