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Wisconsin: State in the upper Midwest region of the United States
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central, Midwest and Great Lakes regions of the country. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd largest state by total area and the 20th most populous. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee, which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state is divided into 72 counties.

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Sanders Path To Victory Gets Narrower [Video]

Sanders Path To Victory Gets Narrower

Bernie Sanders insists he has a “narrow path” to the nomination. Politico reports that Sanders and his aides refuse to say what that path to victory is. The majority of the states and territories..

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Virtual Democratic convention? Could be, says Biden [Video]

Virtual Democratic convention? Could be, says Biden

Just a few days after the Democratic National Convention had been postponed from July until August, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Sunday said Democrats should be prepared to host a..

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Wisconsin Governor Wants To Delay Primary Election Last Minute [Video]

Wisconsin Governor Wants To Delay Primary Election Last Minute

Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers wants legislators to delay the state’s upcoming election. According to Gizmodo, he wants people to vote by mail in order to prevent people gathering at the polls...

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Bernie's Wisconsin Firewall Crumbles [Video]

Bernie's Wisconsin Firewall Crumbles

Six weeks ago Bernie Sanders was doing well in the polls in Wisconsin. He had a double digit lead and believed he would sail through the primary in the state. Now, according to Politico, Democratic..

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Democrats Delay Presidential Convention Amid Coronavirus Concerns [Video]

Democrats Delay Presidential Convention Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Democratic Party announced on Thursday that they have postponed the U.S. presidential nominating convention. The convention is being pushed back to August, due to the novel coronavirus health..

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Wisconsin To Go Through With Presidential Primary Election [Video]

Wisconsin To Go Through With Presidential Primary Election

Wisconsin officials announced the presidential primary election planned for April 7 will not be cancelled. This is despite Gov. Tony Evers issuing a “Safer at Home” order banning gatherings of more..

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Defying Trump threat, Democratic group spreads ad blasting coronavirus response [Video]

Defying Trump threat, Democratic group spreads ad blasting coronavirus response

Democratic super PAC Priorities USA said on Thursday it planned to expand its use of an advertisement critical of President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic despite the Trump..

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Sleepy bear rearranges straw in her habitat [Video]

Sleepy bear rearranges straw in her habitat

Ronnie, the grizzly bear, takes a break from her winter sleep to make her 'bed' more comfortable

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Multiple people dead after shooting at Molson Coors Brewing Company [Video]

Multiple people dead after shooting at Molson Coors Brewing Company

Police responded to an active shooter situation on Feb. 26 at the Molson Coors Brewing Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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At least six dead, including gunman, in Milwaukee brewery shooting [Video]

At least six dead, including gunman, in Milwaukee brewery shooting

A gunman opened fire at the Molson Coors Beverage Co brewing complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday, killing five employees before he was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot, Police Chief..

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Multiple deaths after shooting at Molson Coors facility in Milwaukee [Video]

Multiple deaths after shooting at Molson Coors facility in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police were responding to a "critical incident" at the Molson Coors Beverage Co facility on Wednesday, with local media reporting a mass shooting that caused multiple casualties. Jillian..

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7 Dead After Shooting On Milwaukee's Molson Coors Campus [Video]

7 Dead After Shooting On Milwaukee's Molson Coors Campus

A gunman and six others were killed Wednesday in a mass shooting in Wisconsin. Newser reports the shooting took place at the Molson Coors headquarters in Milwaukee. Twitter users whose wives work there..

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Schumer is 'guilty' of spending thousands on cheesecake [Video]

Schumer is 'guilty' of spending thousands on cheesecake

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer responded to reports on Sunday (February 23) that he has spent more than eight thousand dollars in the past decade on New York-based Junior's Cheesecake.

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Democratic Governor Tony Evers issued an executive order on Monday postponing Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republican..
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Citing coronavirus, Wisconsin mayors urge postponement of Tuesday's election

Nine Wisconsin mayors, including those representing the state's five largest cities, on Sunday urged the state's top public health official to postpone Tuesday's primary election due to the coronavirus..
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Wisconsin Republicans reject governor's move to postpone Tuesday election

The Wisconsin Legislature did not take up Gov. Tony Evers' effort to extend the election date to May 19 and convert entirely to mail-in voting.
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Wisconsin farmers forced to dump milk as coronavirus slams a fragile dairy economy

Dairy farmers, whose product is highly perishable, are seeing processing plants close or curb production, forcing them to flush milk down the drain.
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Democrats delay national convention to nominate presidential candidate

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The US presidential race has been disrupted as Democrats were forced to postpone their national convention until August 17, delaying the likely nomination of Joe Biden to challenge Donald Trump for the..
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Judge rejects delay of Wisconsin's presidential primary despite coronavirus fears

A federal judge refused on Thursday to postpone next week's U.S. presidential primary in Wisconsin, but extended the time for absentee voting amid widespread worries about health risks from the..
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‘I’m Scared’: Wisconsin Election Puts Poll Workers at Risk of Virus

The state plans to hold its elections on Tuesday, thrusting thousands of clerks and poll workers, many of them older or with health conditions, onto the pandemic’s front lines.
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Is Hobby Lobby an essential retailer? Some forced to close because of COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders

Some Hobby Lobby locations in Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin and Colorado were shut down after defying states' shelter-in-place orders.
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Bernie Sanders calls for 'delay' in Tuesday's Wisconsin election

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said Wisconsin "should delay Tuesday's vote, extend early voting" and move to vote-by-mail.
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Democrat Sanders calls on Wisconsin to postpone Tuesday primary

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday called on Wisconsin to postpone its April 7 primary, citing the risk from the novel coronavirus.
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Wisconsin Won’t Delay Its Primary, So the Governor Wants to Mail Everyone a Ballot

As many other states delay their presidential primary elections amid the coronavirus pandemic, Wisconsin is plowing ahead with plans to vote on April 7.
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Democrats Sue Wisconsin Officials to Extend Deadlines for Early Voting

The state Democratic Party and the Democratic National Committee sued elections officials to extend voting deadlines ahead of Wisconsin’s April 7 primary because of the coronavirus crisis.
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Man Sentenced to 54 Years for Crash That Killed 3 Girl Scouts and a Mother

The authorities said Colten Treu was high on an inhalant when he drove into a troop of Girl Scouts and parents who were cleaning the side of a road in Wisconsin.
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Coronavirus impacts state tournaments

Wisconsin officials have canceled girls and boys high school state championship tournaments, as part of the statewide response to the COVID-19 threat. Health officials say the number of confirmed..
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Trump campaign announces Wisconsin event shortly after White House advises to 'avoid crowding'

Trump will hold an event for Catholic supporters in Wisconsin next week shortly after officials at the White House advised to 'avoid crowding.'
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Wisconsin gains at least a share of the Big Ten title with victory against Indiana

The Badgers fell behind by nine in the second half but rallied to win 60-56. Their Big Ten tournament seeding will be determined by two games Sunday.
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Rear-view mirror: U.S. hiring boomed in February but coronavirus risks job cuts in future

A Florida toymaker plans layoffs. A Wisconsin construction gear manufacturer has frozen hiring. And a California cosmetics company has idled some production, leaving 20 temporary workers with no..
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Priest Paralyzed in Mass Shooting at Sikh Temple in Wisconsin Dies from Injuries

Baba Punjab Singh became the seventh person killed in the 2012 shooting in Oak Creek, Wis.
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Wisconsin hosts world's largest cheese competition

Wisconsin hosts the largest technical cheese, butter and yogurt competition in the world, with a record 3,667 entries from 26 nations. (March 3)  
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Police departments put out fake warnings about coronavirus contaminated drugs

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Gunman kills five employees at Wisconsin brewery before taking his own life

A gunman opened fire at the Molson Coors Beverage Co brewing complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday, killing five employees before he was found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot, the city's..
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Trump sends condolences for Milwaukee shooting

U.S. President Donald Trump has extended his "deepest condolences" to the victims and families in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Feb. 26)
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At least five dead in Milwaukee shooting at Molson Coors beer company

The gunman was also killed during the shooting in the mid-western state of Wisconsin.
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At least seven people dead, including gunman from shooting at Molson Coors in Milwaukee

At least seven people were killed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, including a gunman, during a shooting at the Molson Coors campus.  
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$25K worth Apple products stolen in less than 24 hours, police say

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WAUWATOSA, Wisc. — Police are still trying to find three men who they said stole about $17,000 worth of Apple products from Apple stores at two Wisconsin malls on the same day, while on the next day..
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The Struggle to Mend America’s Rural Roads

As supersize vehicles bear heavier loads, maintenance budgets can’t keep up. Meet the Wisconsin farmers paying the price.
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Wisconsin mother, two daughters found dead after Amber Alert issued; boyfriend arrested

A mother and two daughters were found dead after an Amber Alert was issued Saturday. An arrest was made in connection with the case.
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Former Badgers football player Marcus Randle El arrested in connection with double homicide in Wisconsin

Police announced Saturday that former Wisconsin Badgers football player Marcus Randle El has been arrested in connection with a double homicide.
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Kohl's to cut about 250 positions in corporate restructuring

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Wisconsin kindergarten student, 6, killed while waiting for bus; family member injured

A 6-year-old Wisconsin girl was killed Monday and a family member was injured after being struck by a car while waiting for the girl's school bus.  
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12th U.S. case of coronavirus confirmed in Wisconsin

The 12th known U.S. case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Wisconsin by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the state health agency said in a statement.
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Semi-truck was seen engulfed in flames on Interstate 94 after a crash left no one injured

A truck was engulfed in flames on Interstate 94 after a crash in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, on the morning of January 17.
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'You have this burden that you carry': For dairy farmers struggling to hold on, depression can take hold

This year alone, about 800 dairy farmers in Wisconsin quit or were forced out of the business. They are at risk for depression, despair, even suicide.
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Busch beer drinkers get $1 back for every inch of snow in seven Midwest cities with Snow Day promotion

Busch will reduce beer prices by $1 per inch of snow in seven select cities including Des Moines, Iowa and Green Bay, Wisconsin through March 21.
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Trump loses almost every matchup with top 2020 Democrats in Florida, Wisconsin and Michigan, polls find

Out of all the matchups with top Democrats in the three swing states Trump only led Buttigieg and Warren in Wisconsin.
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Foam cheesehead is hot when Packers do well

One Wisconsin cheese factory doesn't have milk, bacteria or fermentation. That's because it makes the famous foam cheesehead. Ralph Bruno's invention is a symbol of pride in Wisconsin and the Packers..
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Trump tells supporters in Wisconsin that Democrats 'cannot protect your family'

President Donald Trump defended his actions on Iran, promoted his anti-immigration policies and argued the Democrats who want to replace him don't have what it takes to keep America safe during a..
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At Milwaukee Rally, Trump Defends Strike on Iranian General and Lashes out at Democrats

At a campaign rally in the battleground state of Wisconsin just before the start of a Democratic debate, the president sided with Bernie Sanders in his clash with Elizabeth Warren.
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Wisconsin court temporarily halts removal of more than 200,000 names from voter rolls

A Wisconsin appeals court intervened on Tuesday to stop as many as 209,000 names from being scrubbed from the state's voter registration rolls, in a case voting rights advocates say could impact access..
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Franklin College President Is Fired After Arrest on Suspicion of Sex Crimes

Thomas J. Minar was arrested this month in Wisconsin on suspicion of sex crimes involving children, a prosecutor said. He has been released on bond.
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Felons who can vote sought for Wisconsin election

Community activists say thousands of former prisoners across Wisconsin don't know they have the right to vote. They say those people could be a factor this fall in a state known for deciding elections..
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Bus driver quickly helps woman in wheelchair cross busy intersection

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin bus driver was stopped at a red light when he saw a wheelchair user slowly pushing herself across the street with a cane.
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Plane carrying 107 passengers slid off taxiway at Wisconsin's Austin Straubel airport

No one was injured after a Delta plane carrying 107 passengers slid of the taxiway Saturday morning at Austin Straubel International Airport in Wisconsin.
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Former NY educator faces child sex crime charges

Federal prosecutors in Wisconsin have accused a former New York City education official of swapping online messages with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old boy and reserving a hotel room for..
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Psychologically, Is America’s Need To Suppress The Black Vote The New Lynching?

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A Town Banned Snowball Throwing. Now It’s Having Second Thoughts.

Some saw the anti-snowball ordinance in Wausau, Wis., as anti-fun, so city officials are reconsidering the 57-year-old ban. They also had a snowball fight.
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City officials: Snowball fights are not banned here

Wausau, Wisconsin officials released a video explaining that a ban on throwing dangerous objects is not used to stop snowball fights. (Dec. 24)  
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