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  1. Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | KTVN Reno

    FILE - in this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington, front, scores under pressure from Florida State defensive back Trey Marshall during the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal in ... Players at Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke operated under the same rules on their road to the Final Four this season - except when it came to the frequency of their doping tests and the penalties they faced for failing. All players fall under the umbrella of the NCAA drug-testing program, which tests urine for performance-enhancing and recreational drugs at its championship events and for PEDs during infrequent visits to campus the rest of the year.

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  2. Hundreds attend championship celebration rally for PointersRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | WAOW

    Some residents and business owners in a small Wood County village are driving a little farther to get their mail. A wildlife expert says a Republican bill aimed at allowing Wisconsin residents to feed deer may have fatal implications for the animals.

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  3. 2016 Dairy Strong Conference AnnouncedRead the original story

    49 min ago | Agri Marketing

    Dairy farmers and industry professionals throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest and the nation will gather again January 12-14, 2016, at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, overlooking Lake Monona in Madison, Wis. This past January, nearly 600 attendees from nine different states and Canada attended the first-ever Dairy Strong Conference.

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  4. Funeral home billboard aims to reduce heroin useRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKOW-TV

    ... in on someone's child husband or wife or grandson, or granddaughter." Heroin use has surged to epidemic levels in Wisconsin. Jim Sass says he'll be happy if his sign stops just one person from using the drug.

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  5. $50,000 pledged locally for Gateway Trail projectRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Globe

    The Community Resource Development Educator with the Iron County University of Wisconsin-Extension office said $50,000 has been raised for the Western Gateway non-motorized trail project in the Ironwood area. The local fund-raising effort, called a "Bridge the Gap" campaign, matches a $295,000 first phase trail grant received for the project.

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  6. Wisconsin prevailing wage repeal bill may be grafted into budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WIGM-AM Medford

    There are plenty of unanswered questions, regarding a Republican bill to repeal Wisconsin's prevailing wage law. At a Capitol press conference on Wednesday, Assembly sponsor, Representative Rob Hutton was asked to explain how repealing the state's prevailing wage law will result in savings to taxpayers.

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  7. Remington appraised on a Antiques Roadshowa for $800,000 sparks research at Ogdensburg museumRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... “discovered again.” “We have one watercolor in our collection that came from a flea market in Wisconsin,” Ms. Foster said. “The owner bought it in the 1990s for the frame.”

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  8. SM Author's "Animal Teachers" Wins Wisconsin AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bay View

    "Animal Teachers" by Janet Halfmann won Honorable Mention in the Tofte/Wright Children's Literature Award from the Council for Wisconsin Writers. Here's what the judge had to say about the book: "This charming compendium of parent/child animal pairs deftly and humorously extols the virtues of mentoring .

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  9. Fans give Badgers rousing send-off to Final Four rematchRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    Fans give Badgers rousing send-off to Final Four rematch Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1CyXX9d MADISON, Wis. - Thousands of Wisconsin fans have given the Badgers a rousing send-off for their Final Four rematch with Kentucky.

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  10. Cowboys Mock Draft Blog 1.0 From CBS 11's Bill JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... DIEGO: TODD GURLEY - RB - GEORGIA The Cowboys are getting nervous, having targeted Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon (Wisconsin) with their 1st round pick (#27). Tampa Bay is now on the clock at #20. The Cowboys realize Gordon will never make it past ...

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  11. Champions of conservation decry environmental March MadnessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    The budget presented by Gov. Scott Walker would make the Natural Resources Board advisory-only, cut science and educator positions at the Department of Natural Resources and put new deals under the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program on hold until 2028. This season in Wisconsin will forever be noted by a spike in basketball fever.

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  12. Big Ten peers weigh in, admiringly, on Tom Izzo and Bo RyanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, left, and Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan could face each other one more time this season -- in the NCAA tournament championship game. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, left, and Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan could face each other one more time this season -- in the NCAA tournament championship game.

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  13. Death investigation in AlmondRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... Emergency Medical Responders, Portage County Ambulance, and sheriff's deputies all responded to the scene. The Wisconsin Department of Justice, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Portage County Coroner's Office are assisting deputies with the ...

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  14. Change in law enforcement procedure helps state solve more crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... and B it builds a database that will be bigger and bigger and will help an innocent person for being convicted The Wisconsin Department of Justice is expanding the state crime lab in Madison to prepare for an expected increase in samples. The ...

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  15. News charges filed for former alderman Kevin MatichekRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WISN-TV

    WE START OFF WITH 54 DEGREES TOMORROW. I NICE AFTERNOON IN SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN.

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  16. 1 dead in NW Wisconsin house fireRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    The Ashland County sheriff's office got a 911 call from the homeowner about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. The man, identified as David "Joe" Bates of Odanah, said his home was on fire and that he was unable to get his son out of the building.

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  17. The fight against sex offenders NEVER ends: More examplesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bay View

    Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades.

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  18. New roundabout will open at the foot of the Bong BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    Spokespeople with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation say roundabouts increase safety at an intersection and make traffic more fluid compared to stoplights. "And I just think when people get older they're going to be confused about which way to go, or the yield is going to goof them up," said John Kaminski, a Superior native.

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  19. Disease-threatened Minnesota/Wisconsin bat species gets threatened statusRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... moves north and west. Northern long-eared bats are common, although not numerous, in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. They are found from Maine to North Carolina on the Atlantic Coast, westward to eastern Oklahoma and north through the Dakotas, ...

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  20. Wisconsin Grandmother Jailed for Opposing Drone MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

    ... law, the U.S. Constitution, morals and ethics, and other topics important to the case. . . . Block is part of the Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars which holds monthly vigils outside the gates of this Wisconsin Air National ...

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