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Safe Trick-or-Treating guide

Safe Trick-or-Treating guide

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don’t Be Scared… Be Prepared!      Don’t Be Scared… Be Prepared!Tips to make Halloween and beyond fun and safe (MADISON) – The costumes may be different every year (Elsa from the movie “Frozen” is the top selling outfit this year), the treats at each door change, but one thing is constant each Halloween, your child’s […]

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US turns up heat on Takata over air bag problem

US turns up heat on Takata over air bag problem

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

DETROIT (AP) – U.S. safety regulators are now playing hardball with Takata Corp. as they investigate a possibly deadly defect in some of the Japanese company’s air bags. Regulators are ordering Takata to provide reams of information about air bags that can explode with too much force, blowing apart canisters and sending metal shards into […]

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Some neighbors ‘fearful,’ but nurse hopes for solution on quarantine

Some neighbors ‘fearful,’ but nurse hopes for solution on quarantine

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) – A resident of the Maine town of Fort Kent says some people there are “fearful” because of the presence of Kaci Hickox. But Priscilla Staples isn’t among them. She says Hickox “has done nothing wrong” and that she has “every right” to do what she did this morning — when […]

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Governor says negotiations have broken down

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says that negotiations with nurse Kaci Hickox have broken down and that he is ready to exercise the “full extent” of his authority to protect the public. LePage said Thursday that the state was willing to agree to arrangements that would have allowed Hickox to go […]

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Humane Society says dirty dogs weren’t in dumpster

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) – The Dodge County Humane Society says two neglected dogs brought to the shelter weren’t abandoned in a dumpster as the man who delivered them had claimed. Humane Society president Ryan Vossekuil says when police investigated the case of possible animal neglect, they found the man wasn’t telling the truth. He […]

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Judge orders DOJ to release Schimel videos

Judge orders DOJ to release Schimel videos

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Madison judge says the state Justice Department must release videos of two training presentations Republican attorney general hopeful Brad Schimel gave to prosecutors but will give the agency a chance to appeal his ruling. The state Democratic Party filed a records request with DOJ seeking videos of Schimel, the Waukesha […]

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FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula

FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal regulators are suing baby food-maker Gerber for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children. The Federal Trade Commission says that claim is bogus and that the New Jersey-based company misled consumers by suggesting the formula was the first to meet government approval for reducing […]

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Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) – There won’t be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for a suspect accused of killing a state trooper. Officials in rural Barrett Township canceled the beloved Halloween ritual and the annual parade because of the police manhunt for Eric Frein. But kids did get to “trunk […]

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Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors like Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season. The world’s largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, has matched prices of local store competitors but hadn’t followed moves by other retailers like Best Buy or Target to match prices of […]

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Wisconsin elections head predicts voter turnout at 57 percent

Wisconsin elections head predicts voter turnout at 57 percent

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network Expect plenty of Wisconsin residents to show up at the polls next Tuesday to cast their votes in a race for governor that both of the leading candidates admit will largely hinge on turnout. The state Government Accountability Board project about 2.5 million voters will cast ballots in the November 4 election, […]

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