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New Poll Finds Romney with Comfortable Lead in Wisconsin

New Poll Finds Romney with Comfortable Lead in Wisconsin

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Mitt Romney has erased Rick Santorum’s lead in Wisconsin a week before the state’s Republican presidential primary, surging to a comfortable margin, according to a new poll from Marquette Law Schoo…

Rick Santorum Celebrates Louisiana Victory in Wisconsin

Rick Santorum Celebrates Louisiana Victory in Wisconsin

Jay LaPrete/Getty Images(GREEN BAY, Wisc.) – Miles away in Packers country, Rick Santorum watched the Louisiana primary night returns at the Titletown Brewery in Green Bay and took to the podium to thank Louisiana voters for their support while l…

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/22/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/22/12

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament – Sweet 16 – West Region:  (4) Louisville (29-9) upended (1) Michigan State (29-8).
(7) Florida (26-10) mopped up (3) Marquette (27-8), 68-58.East Region: (1)…

Wisconsin Primary Could Seal the Deal for Romney

Wisconsin Primary Could Seal the Deal for Romney

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Basking in the glow of his commanding win in Illinois on Tuesday night, Mitt Romney delivered his victory speech in Schaumburg, Ill., but it may be another state 40 miles north that will seal the deal for the GOP …

Mysterious Booms, Trembles Plague Wisconsin Town

Mysterious Booms, Trembles Plague Wisconsin Town

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(CLINTONVILLE, Wis.) — Police, residents and experts are baffled by the source of mysterious booms and shaking that have been plaguing the town of Clintonville, Wis., for the past three days, and have caused some reside…

Church Offers Adults-Only Services for Sex Offenders

Church Offers Adults-Only Services for Sex Offenders

Comstock/Thinkstock(MADISON, Wis.) — A Wisconsin church is reaching out to sex offenders by providing services that are for adults only.The First Congregational United Church of Christ in Madison started offering the services in late February after a …

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/15/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/15/12

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament – Second Round – East Region:   (1) Syracuse (32-2) defeated (16) UNC-Asheville (24-10), 72-65.
(2) Ohio State (28-7) roughed up (15) Loyola-Maryland…

Voter ID Laws Struck Down in Texas, Wisconsin

Voter ID Laws Struck Down in Texas, Wisconsin

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Federal judges struck down two states’ voter ID laws Monday, throwing out government-issued identification requirements at the polls in both Texas and Wisconsin.In Texas, the Justice Department ruled that …

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/28/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 2/28/12

Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) — NHL: The Detroit Red Wings (42-19-3) skated past the Columbus Blue Jackets (18-38-7), 5-2.The Carolina Hurricanes (24-26-13) tamed the Nashville Predators (37-20-7), 4-3.The Florida Panthers (30-20-12) topped the Toron…

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/26/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/26/12

ThinkStock(NEW YORK) — NBA: The Boston Celtics (8-9) defeated the Orlando Magic (12-6), 91-83.
The Los Angeles Clippers (10-6) edged the Memphis Grizzlies (10-8), 98-91.
Top 25 Men’s College Basketball: (7) North Carolina (17-3) blew past North …

Wisconsin Adversaries Dig In on Gov. Scott Walker Recall

Wisconsin Adversaries Dig In on Gov. Scott Walker Recall

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MADISON, Wis.) — The effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker has Wisconsin Republicans and Democrats digging in their heels for a long, arduous process ahead.United Wisconsin, which organized the plan to recall the Republican g…

Wisconsin Governor Recall: Signatures to Be Turned In Tuesday

Wisconsin Governor Recall: Signatures to Be Turned In Tuesday

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MADISON, Wis.) — After 60 days of fanning out petitions across the state, United Wisconsin, the group organizing the recall effort for Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker, will turn in their gathered signatures to the G…

Wisconsin’s Russell Wilson Pursuing Pro Football over Pro Baseball

Wisconsin’s Russell Wilson Pursuing Pro Football over Pro Baseball

Harry How/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson has decided that he will not pursue the chance the play Major League Baseball, but instead will pursue a career in the National Football League.Before Wilson transferred to Wiscon…

Hospital Fountain Linked to Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Wis.

Hospital Fountain Linked to Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Wis.

Pixland/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Wisconsin has been linked to a decorative fountain found in a hospital lobby, according to a new study released Tuesday online in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.Eigh…

Milwaukee Medical Examiner Creates Website to ID Unknown Corpses

Milwaukee Medical Examiner Creates Website to ID Unknown Corpses

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MILWAUKEE) — A Milwaukee medical examiner is using new media to identify forgotten victims in old, cold cases.Mike Simley, a forensic investigator in Milwaukee County, Wisc., built and launched an online database of unidentified…

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/2/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/2/12

BananaStock(NEW YORK) — College Football Bowl Action: In the Rose Bowl, (6) Oregon (12-2) defeated (9) Wisconsin (11-3), 45-38.
(3) Oklahoma State (12-1) hung on and beat (4) Stanford in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, 41-38 in overtime.
(10) South Carolina…

Rose Bowl Preview: Oregon-Wisconsin

Rose Bowl Preview: Oregon-Wisconsin

BananaStock(PASADENA, Calif.) — It’s the granddaddy of them all, the Rose Bowl, set to take place Monday afternoon, featuring (6) Oregon against (9) Wisconsin. Both teams come into the contest with identical records of 11-2. “Our guys are just e…

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/27/11

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/27/11

Thomas Northcut/Digital Vision(NEW YORK) – NBA: The Miami Heat (2-0) handled the Boston Celtics (0-2), 115-107.
The Los Angeles Lakers (1-2) dominated the Utah Jazz (0-1), 96-71.
The Milwaukee Bucks (1-1) edged the Minnesota Timberwolves (0-2), 9…

Pitt Hiring Wisconsin Assistant Chryst as Head Coach

Pitt Hiring Wisconsin Assistant Chryst as Head Coach

David Stluka/Get‚Äčty Images(PITTSBURGH) — Pitt will hire Wisconsin offensive coordinator Paul Chryst as its new head football coach.  Chryst, the Badgers’ offensive coordinator since 2005, replaces Todd Graham, who left Pitt after one season to …

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