Wisconsin

News from the state of Wisconsin

Motion seeks evidence of past violence at Rittenhouse trial

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KENOSHA, Wis. — Prosecutors in Wisconsin want a judge to allow evidence at Kyle Rittenhouse's trial that shows he had a previous violent encounter...

AP, others win records lawsuit against Wisconsin legislators

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MADISON, Wis. — The Associated Press and two other Wisconsin media outlets won a lawsuit Wednesday seeking records related to sexual harassment allegations against...

Biden taking bipartisan infrastructure deal on the road

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will look to sell voters on the economic benefits of the $973 billion infrastructure package while in Wisconsin on...

Biden to tout economic benefits of infrastructure package

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is hoping to get the bipartisan infrastructure deal on track by highlighting its expected economic benefits, stressing the $973...

Habitat for Humanity struggles with high construction costs

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Reeling from massive cutbacks in volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and grappling with high construction costs, Habitat for Humanity leaders would be the first...

Wisconsin’s Johnson to tout claims of vaccine side effects

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MADISON, Wis. — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, a vocal critic of COVID-19 vaccine mandates, announced plans Friday to hold a news conference bringing...

Increased water pumping worries Line 3 pipeline opponents

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Opponents of Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline project are worried about the potential impact of the company's...

Company defends use of toxic chemicals to fight plant fire

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A company whose northern Illinois chemical plant was heavily damaged in a fire last week defended its use of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals...

States grapple with closing youth detention centers

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CONCORD, N.H. — As states from California to Maine consider drastic changes to youth detention centers, New Hampshire is grappling with its own facility...

Judge delays charging decision for Wisconsin officer

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MILWAUKEE — A judge has delayed his decision on whether to go around prosecutors and charge a Wisconsin police officer who killed a man...