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Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation Video included

Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead. More>>

Vets with claims for benefits could soon see even longer wait times Video included

Both politicians and veterans service professionals are expressing concerns that a new online claims system being initiated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) could result in longer wait times for Wisconsin veterans seeking benefits. More>>

New CVTC Fire Safety Center is one of only four like it in the country Video included

"In basic fire training, fire fighters get a very minimal amount of flammable liquids training and this is going to be able to fill a void that exists in that,"Ken Nessel, the facility manager says. More>>

Town hall meeting about safety of your electronic medical records

As more hospitals use technology to store and sometimes share medical records, patients have questions.  They want to know their personal information is protected. More>>

Baby flown to hospital with head injuries, father charged with abuse

The three-and-a-half month old baby girl was brought to the Rice Lake Hospital on Saturday by her parents, then had to be flown to Regions Hospital. More>>

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child Video included

The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. More>>

Milwaukee Co. man accused of killing blind wife because she was nagging

Prosecutors charged Jack Lang of Oak Creek with first-degree intentional homicide Thursday. More>>

UPDATE: Hospital lets man off with a warning instead of $525 refill

When Christopher Lewis of North Charleston, S.C., refilled his drink without paying Wednesday, a federal police officer gave him a ticket. More>>

President Obama says 8 million have signed up for health care

President Barack Obama says 8 million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges. That's 1 million more than congressional scorekeepers had initially projected. More>>

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died at 87

Garcia Marquez's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality. More>>

DPI won't revoke license of porn-viewing teacher

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will not revoke the license of a teacher who viewed pornographic emails at work, despite Gov. Scott Walker's request that swift action be taken to revoke the license. More>>

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