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New Omicron variant on the rise in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A new version of the Omicron variant is coming to Wisconsin. In its weekly update, Public Health Madison and Dane Co. noted that federal health officials report that the share of new cases of the Omicron BA.2 subvariant has more than tripled in the past two …

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Sweet 60: T-wolves celebrate Towns, team goal record | Milwaukee dollars

By DAVE CAMPBELL – AP Sportswriter MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This is Karl-Anthony Towns’ seventh season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, his status well established as a franchise player for that long-languishing organization. For the first time in his NBA career, Towns often said he felt fully appreciated. His latest feat was …

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Suns have 48 points in 1st quarter, rout Lakers 140-111 | Milwaukee dollars

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points, Deandre Ayton had 23 points and 16 rebounds, and the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers 140-111 on Sunday night. LeBron James led the Lakers, who have lost 10 straight road games, with 31 points, …

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Sacramento takes on Utah, aims to end 3-game skid | Milwaukee dollars

Sacramento Kings (24-44, 13th in Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (41-25, fourth in Western Conference) Salt Lake City; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Jazz -10; plus/minus is 231.5 BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento looks to end its three-game losing streak with a win over Utah. The Jazz are 27-15 …

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Milwaukee visits Oklahoma City after Middleton’s 44-point game | Sports

Milwaukee Bucks (40-25, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (20-44, 14th in the Western Conference) Oklahoma City; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee takes on the Oklahoma City Thunder after Khris Middleton scored 44 points in the Bucks’ 132-122 win over the Phoenix Suns. The Thunder …

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Phoenix WBB defeats rival Milwaukee in HL quarterfinals

GREEN BAY ATHLETICS GREEN BAY, Wis. – On Thursday night, the Green Bay women’s basketball team exacted revenge on the only team to beat them since Jan. 8, Milwaukee. With an outstanding defensive performance, the Phoenix ran away from the Panthers 57-42 in the 2022 KEEPS Horizon League Quarter-Final.Cassie Schiltz …

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Domestic woes overshadow European war for some US voters

BROOKFIELD, Wis. – From the Chinese restaurant he runs in the western suburbs of Milwaukee, Charles Yee watched with concern this week as Europe faced the greatest threat to its peace and security since the end of World War II. But, at least for now, he’s more troubled by the …

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Kuglitsch will not seek re-election to the Wisconsin Assembly | Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in southeast Wisconsin announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to the state Assembly this fall. New Berlin Rep. Mike Kuglitsch didn’t offer an explanation beyond saying the time had come for him to move on. Kuglitsch has represented the 84th Assembly …

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Wisconsin Dells event helps military past and present fight suicide

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Five organizations are collaborating for the “2-22 to Save 22” event at the Kalahari Resorts in the Wisconsin Dells on Tuesday. The groups hope to help current military members and veterans deal with suicide and adjust to civilian life. Onward and Upward, Project Diehard, Veterans and …

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Hong Kong says virus checks could be tightened

HONG KONG (AP) — Strict virus controls that prohibit public gatherings in Hong Kong of more than two people could be tightened to stop a spike in infections, the territory’s top health official said on Sunday, as 14 deaths and more than 6,000 new cases have been reported. Health Secretary …

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39 vehicles involved in series of pile-ups in Wisconsin | News

Hazardous winter driving conditions are responsible for a series of pile-up crashes Friday involving 39 vehicles in central Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. Ten people were injured, according to CNN affiliate WAOW, citing the Wisconsin State Patrol. “The injured have been transported to local hospitals. The extent of …

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Houston takes on Los Angeles on a 5-game road slide | Milwaukee dollars

Houston Rockets (15-42, 15th in Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (29-31, eighth in Western Conference) Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Houston travels to Los Angeles looking to end its five-game road losing streak. The Clippers went 16-23 against Western Conference teams. Los Angeles is 15-18 against …

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Edwards of Twolves joins a rare crowd by reaching 2,500 points | Milwaukee dollars

Anthony Edwards celebrated a milestone Sunday by scoring 37 points and leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 129-120 win over the Indiana Pacers. Edwards became the fourth-youngest player in NBA history to reach 2,500 points when he scored his first field goal of the game. The second-year forward is 20 …

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Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo teams up with brothers for revamped skills challenge at NBA All-Star Saturday

The NBA has announced the participants for three events taking place on Saturday of All-Star Weekend in Cleveland: the 3-point contest, the slam dunk contest and a revamped skills challenge that will feature three teams of three players. The new skills challenge format will see Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo …

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Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team drops to 14th place in AP Top 25

February 7, 2022 1:07 p.m. Job : February 7, 2022 1:07 p.m. Update: February 7, 2022 1:11 p.m. WISC-TV/Channel3000 MADISON, Wis. –A loss to Illinois and a lackluster performance against Penn State last week sent the Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team plummeting in the polls. The Badgers, who were ranked …

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New teen dating violence prevention bill introduced in Wisconsin Legislature

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) — Members of the Wisconsin State Legislature introduced a new bipartisan bill on Wednesday that would implement a teen dating violence prevention program in schools. The bill is co-sponsored by Senator Jerry Petrowski of Marathon. Senator Melissa Agard introduced LRB-5627 on Wednesday, which would require the Wisconsin …

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US Senate candidate Lasry calls for higher wages and unions | Wisconsin News

By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alex Lasry on Wednesday outlined an economic plan that calls for raising the minimum wage, encouraging unionization, making tuition free for the first two years of public community college or technical school and to increase apprenticeships. Lasry, …

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Only citizens can vote in Wisconsin under amendment | Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Senate was scheduled to vote Tuesday on a constitutional amendment that says only citizens can vote in elections. The Republican-drafted amendment must pass the Assembly this year and both houses of the Legislature in the next session before it is up to voters to …

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A business lawyer will be president of the University of Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin system leaders on Friday chose Jay Rothman, a Milwaukee business attorney with no… MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin system leaders on Friday selected Jay Rothman, a Milwaukee business lawyer with no experience in higher education administration, as the next president to …

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Charlotte 103, Milwaukee 99 | National sports

FG FT Reb MILWAUKEE Min MY MY OT A PF Please G. Antetokounmpo 35:00 10-18 5-8 1-13 8 2 26 Middleton 36:46 10-19 4-4 2-7 11 3 27 Portis 34:44 2-7 1-2 2-11 2 5 5 Matthew 29:17 5-7 0-0 1-4 2 2 13 Nwora 28:53 7-10 0-0 1-3 1 …

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Wisconsin DHS recommends booster shots for all people over 12 years old

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services supports the CDC’s recommendations for youth immunizations and booster doses, they announced Friday night. The Wisconsin DHS said it supports the recommendation that children 12 to 15 years old should receive a single booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine. DHS …

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New Wisconsin law penalizes cell phone use near accident scenes

Offenders can be charged with a misdemeanor with up to $ 10,000 in fines, nine months in jail, other penalties January 5, 2022 7:46 PM Posted: January 5, 2022 7:46 PM Update: January 5, 2022 8:08 PM LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – It’s human nature. When we run into an …

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Wisconsin attorney general talks about public safety and mental health among big initiatives for 2022

GREEN BAY, WB (WBAY) – As 2021 draws to a close, the state’s biggest cop is already looking into the new year, hoping to put more emphasis on public safety as the state grapples with an increase in violence and more people grapple with serious mental health problems. Action 2 …

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Latest Wisconsin news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 am CST | State News

VIRUS EPIDEMIC WHITE HOUSE VISIT 9-year-old Milwaukee virus fears lead to White House visit MILWAUKEE (AP) – A third-grader from Milwaukee whose fears about COVID-19 were mitigated by President Joe Biden when he came to Wisconsin for a televised town hall walked away from the meeting with both comfort and …

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Three families from central Wisconsin “Shop with a Hero”

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – Three families went shopping with the Wausau firefighters on Monday at Fleet Farm. Wausau Firefighter’s Community Assistance Foundation, Inc. has been helping families in the community secure Christmas presents since 2018 with the “Shop with a Hero” campaign. Firefighters said it’s the smiles they see that …

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Marquette faces tough test against No. 23 from Wisconsin | State News

Marquette (7-1) vs. No.23 Wisconsin (6-1) Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin; Saturday, 12:30 a.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 23 Wisconsin presents a tough challenge for Marquette. Marquette won one of his two games against ranked teams this season. Wisconsin comes off a 70-66 road victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday. LEADING …

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Children’s Wisconsin seeks help for Giving Tuesday

GREEN BAY, WB (WBAY) – Action 2 News shines a light on Wisconsin Children’s Donation Tuesday. The hospital made headlines for treating 16 patients following a Christmas parade rampage earlier this month that left six dead and dozens injured. However, services provided by the hospital are helping children in need …

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Latest Wisconsin news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 am CST | State News

FRESH CRASH Illinois man charged with head-on collision in Wisconsin KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin prosecutors have filed multiple charges against an Illinois man charged with drunk driving and causing a head-on collision last month. The Kenosha News reported on Friday that Jose Medina Dominguez, 32, of Waukegan, had been …

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Huskers say goodbye to hectic week off, focus on Wisconsin

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Nebraska football team is “pushing”, according to Adrian Martinez. The junior quarterback says it’s been a tough week for many players following the sacking of four assistant coaches. “Guys obviously weren’t jumping up and down about it,” Martinez said. “Relationships have been formed over the …

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Northern Wisconsin Fairground Barn Replacement Project

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wisconsin (WEAU) – On April 9, 2019, the Show Barn / Coliseum (Red Barn) at the North Wisconsin Fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls had to be removed due to structural issues. After 130 years of service, part of the roof collapsed, making the building unsafe. They now have serious …

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Wisconsin boatbuilder set to create new jobs

GENOA CITY, Wisconsin (WMTV) – A custom boat maker announced Thursday that it will move from Michigan to Wisconsin, bringing new jobs to workers in the area. According to Governor Tony Evers and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation secretary and CEO Missy Hughes, the Grand Craft boats will be moving from …

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Stevens Point at Pfiffner Park tonight

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) – PBS Wisconsin is giving audiences a peek at its Wisconsin hometown stories: Stevens Point in Pfiffner Park tonight. The event will also give attendees the chance to learn more about the city, at booths set up by sponsors and vendors. The Portage County Historical Society …

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Breaking news from Wisconsin, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 am CDT | State News

ELECTION 2020-AUDITS-WISCONSIN Biggest cities in Wisconsin targeted by 2020 election survey MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – Mayors of Wisconsin’s five largest and most Democratic cities begin receiving subpoenas in a Republican-ordered probe into the 2020 presidential election led by a judge retired from the State Supreme Court. Lawyer Michael Gableman issued …

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Coolest things in Wisconsin reduced to a slice of 16

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (WBAY) – Wisconsin produces a lot of interesting things. It’s time to vote on the coolest one to give a company bragging rights for 2021. Voting is now open in the Coolest Thing in Wisconsin contest hosted by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group. …

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Report: Drunk Driving Pandemic | Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – A new report suggests people are buying significantly more alcohol as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. State alcohol excise tax revenue for the fiscal year ended June 30 totaled $ 73.8 million, up almost 17% from $ 63.3 million from the previous year, according to preliminary data …

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Barnes set to start as Minnesota hosts Milwaukee | national

Milwaukee Brewers (78-51, first in NL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (56-72, fifth in AL Central) Minneapolis; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING LIKELY: Brewers: Adrian Houser (7-5, 3.44 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 82 strikeouts) Twins: Charlie Barnes (0-3, 6.56 ERA, 1.63 WHIP, 11 strikeouts stick) BOTTOM LINE: Avisail Garcia and the Brewers …

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Wisconsin authorities warn of fake tax collection letters

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Commerce, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is warning taxpayers after several people reported receiving letters related to debt collection cases taxes. The agency shared an example of a fraudulent letter with Action 2 News, which stated that the person owed more than …

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Wisconsin summer camps work to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks

RICHLAND COUNTY, Wisconsin (WMTV) – Several states in the United States, including Illinois, Missouri and Florida, are experiencing outbreaks of COVID-19 in summer and youth camps. In some cases, epidemics have spread from these camps to the whole community. Wisconsin has yet to experience a major outbreak, and camps in …

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available at Northern Wisconsin State Fair

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wisconsin (WEAU) – People can do their part to help protect their communities from COVID-19 while attending this year’s Northern Wisconsin State Fair. The Wisconsin Army National Guard is holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics each fair day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Science and Technology Building. …

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Milwaukee 132, Miami 98 | Sports

MIAMI (98) Ariza 0-3 0-0 0, Butler 4-10 2-4 10, Adebayo 5-11 6-9 16, Nunn 4-14 0-0 9, Robinson 2-6 4-5 10, Achiuwa 1-2 1 -4 3, Bjelica 1-5 1-2 4, Strus 0-1 0-0 0, Iguodala 1-1 0-0 2, Okpala 0-1 0-0 0, Dedmon 8-11 2-2 19, Dragic 5-11 7-8 …

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Major League Baseball Leaders | WTOP

NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Castellanos, Cincinnati, .347; A. Frazier, Pittsburgh, 0.339; Winker, Cincinnati, 0.338; T. Turner, Washington, 0.327; Bryant, Chicago, .308; Cronenworth, San Diego, … NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Castellanos, Cincinnati, .347; A. Frazier, Pittsburgh, 0.339; Winker, Cincinnati, 0.338; T. Turner, Washington, 0.327; Bryant, Chicago, .308; Cronenworth, San Diego, .305; Arenado, St. Louis, .304; …

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After Regal, COVID-19 Forces Theater Chain AMC to Consider Bankruptcy: Report

The largest cinema chain in the world – AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CMA) is considering options for a respite from debt, which includes potential bankruptcy, reports Bloomberg. The cinema chain is still reeling from the consequences of the pandemic outbreak and lockdown measures, which have kept moviegoers out of …

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Rental-Car Company Advantage files for bankruptcy

Advantage follows rival car rental company Hertz in Chapter 11 as the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic devastates air travel. Photo: Smith/Gado/Getty Images Collection Updated May 27, 2020 11:29 a.m. ET The parent company of Advantage Rent a Car has filed for bankruptcy, the second major car rental company to …

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Cici pizza buffet chain files for bankruptcy

By Jordan Valinsky | CNN Affairs Cici’s, a restaurant chain known for its pizza buffets, has filed for bankruptcy. In a court case Monday night, Cici blamed his Chapter 11 case on the “Unpredictable and unprecedented scale” of the pandemic, which has decimated its results and the demand of its …

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