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51 min ago | Channel3000

What you need to know: Wednesday

WEATHER: A few sprinkles or light showers early this morning, otherwise expect quite a few clouds throughout the day.

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5 hrs ago | WIBA-AM Madison

Former Dane County deputy jailed in Rock County

The former Dane County deputy, accused in the murder of his wife and sister in-law, is now being held in the Rock County Jail.

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5 hrs ago | WKBT

Former deputy accused in double homicide booked into jail

The former Dane County deputy accused of killing his wife and sister-in-law has been booked into the Dane County Jail, but is being housed in the Rock County Jail, officials said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Fitchburg, WI

6 hrs ago | Channel3000

Dane Co. NAACP plans summit addressing - militaristic tactics'

Following the police response to Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, MO, Dane County NAACP members voted Tuesday night to spend the next few months planning a countywide law enforcement summit looking at what the civil rights organization feels are local authorities using militaristic tactics.

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Related Topix: Dane, WI, Waunakee, WI

9 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Ribbon cut on Madison rehab center for developmental disabilities

The ribbon was cut Tuesday on a new rehabilitation center in Madison. Madison Area Rehabilitation Centers, or MARC, opened the doors on its new building on Buttonwood Court.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKOW-TV

Fitchburg council honors city worker, 911 dispatcher, for heroic rescue

It's been almost two months since City of Fitchburg building inspector Jack Pearson suffered a heart attack on the job.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, WI

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Police: Slain woman ID'd ex-deputy as her attacker

Mexico's president spoke Monday of the need for U.S. immigration reform on a two-day visit to immigrant-friendly California, saying those who reject diversity and inclusion will ultimately be proven wrong.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Fitchburg, WI, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Channel3000

Changing the conversation about heroin

Mount Horeb is the kind of small town that consistently makes those Best of Wisconsin lists, a charming community stretched lazily beneath a yawning blue bowl sky, nestled in the rolling hills and prairies of Dane County farm country.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mount Horeb, WI

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Slain woman IDs ex-deputy as gunman in 911 call

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, U.S. officials said Tuesday, decrying the intervention as an escalation of the North African country's already... Authorities are trying to figure out why a plane crashed just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland, killing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Fitchburg, WI, Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University

PennLive.com

Chilling ALS-driven murder; great white shark closes beach; James...

Diagnosed with ALS, retired Wisconsin sheriff's deputy Andrew Steele, 39, allegedly shot and killed his wife, Ashlee, 39, and her sister, 38-year-old Kacee Tollesbol, who was visiting the couple in suburban Madison, Wisc.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

WKOW-TV

Pedestrian hit by truck during Monday morning commute

Madison police officers are on the scene of an accident where a pedestrian was hit by a truck Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

Customer Interaction Solutions

We Blow Kisses: Middleton Entrepreneur Closes 15 Year Old Leading...

Middleton, WI August 26, 2014 Compelled to start a company that positively influences the lives and hearts of others, Kristina Nicolai-White, a 15-year veteran of online retail and the memory-keeping industry has closed the business she founded and launched a lifestyle design company based on art, love, beauty and joy with her teenage daughter, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Middleton, WI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Police: Victim identified Steele as shooter

A Dane County court document states one of two, fatal victims of a Fitchburg shooting identified former sheriff's deputy Andy Steele as the shooter.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, WI

Channel3000

Former UW football recruit sentenced to year in jail for sex assault

Dominic Cizauskas was sentenced in Dane County Circuit Court on Monday for sexually assaulting a UW student during his official recruiting weekend on campus in December.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Channel3000

Will Dane County set example for redistricting reform?

As you know editorial writers around the state have worked together this year to urge lawmakers to reform Wisconsin's redistricting system.

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Related Topix: Opinion

WBNS

Dane County to launch suicide prevention campaign

The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the campaign promotes a web-based service that uses male humor to stimulate conversations about mental health assessments and treatment.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Non-Profit

WISN-TV

8am update: Storms continue to march eastward

RIGHT NOW, WE ARE TRACKING STORMS. LET'S GET TO METEOROLOGIST SALLY SEVERSON P NEXT EARLY THIS MORNING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS, STRONG STORMS IMPACTING WATCH, FOND DU LAC, AND ON THE WAY TO SHEBOYGAN.

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Related Topix: Weather, Fond Du Lac, WI

WISN-TV

Storms, strong winds moving in for Monday morning

MESSY WEATHER TO THE WEST. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS. IT'S PASSING DANE COUNTY RIGHT NOW, COLUMBIA, MARQUETTE, GREEN LAKE, FOND DU LAC, WATCH -- DODGE, THEY WILL IMPACT OUR AREA IN THE NEXT HALF HOUR OR SO.

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Related Topix: Green Lake, WI, Fond Du Lac, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Retired Deputy Accused of Killing Wife, Sister-in-Law

A Fitchburg police lieutenant says charges are likely early this week against a recently retired Dane County sheriff's deputy accused of fatally shooting his wife and sister-in-law.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Fitchburg, WI

WAOW

Outagamie County gets alcohol detection bracelets

Crews are on the scene of a fire at Kersten Lumber in Birnamwood, according to Shawano County Sheriff's Department officials.

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Related Topix: Outagamie County, WI, Birnamwood, WI, Shawano County, WI, Green Bay, WI

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