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Employees at Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile prisons "scared to death"

State Sen. Tom Tiffany released records Friday including emails and descriptions of telephone calls his office received from employees at the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile prisons. 


Playboy names 1st transgender 'Playmate' in magazines 64-year history

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French model Ines Rau will get the honor of being the November/December centerfold. 


Local soccer players speak out against coach Video included

Nekoosa High School soccer players are speaking out against their coach, alleging harassment and discrimination.


Another warm winter forecast for swath of the US

U.S. forecasters say chances are good that much of the nation will have a warmer than normal winter. But it likely won't be as toasty as the previous two winters.


Lawmakers weigh in on medical marijuana legalization

Wisconsin lawmakers advocated medical marijuana legalization at the Marathon County Library on Wednesday.


UW-Madison Dow Chemical Riot: 50 Years Later Video included

Dow riots, October 1967. UW-Madison archives Dow riots, October 1967. UW-Madison archives

Most UW-Madison students walking by the non-descript Ingraham Hall, at the corner of Observatory Drive and Charter Street, are probably unaware of the bloody riot that broke out there 50 years ago.


UPDATE: Shooter that killed three in Maryland, also wanted for shooting in Delaware

Five people have been shot at an office park in the Maryland community of Edgewood, and the shooter is believed to be on the loose.


DNR board to consider ATV, motorcycle trails in state forest

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The state Department of Natural Resources' board is set to consider creating dozens of miles of motor sport trails and roads within the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest.


FBI human trafficking sting saves 2 Wisconsin children

The FBI says two Wisconsin children were among dozens who have been rescued during a nationwide sex trafficking sting. 


Wisconsin Assembly bills target Alzheimer's, dementia

Several proposals targeting Alzheimer's Disease and dementia are being circulated in the Wisconsin Legislature, the latest attempt to improve care both for patients and family members. 


Forest Co. mother demanding action after son threatened by student with weapons Video included

A Crandon middle school boy claims his life was threatened by another student during a homecoming football game. 


Vigil held at WI Law Enforcement Memorial Video included

There was a small, but emotional ceremony Wednesday night in support of a memorial that was vandalized on the Capitol Square in Madison last month.    


Firefighters gather in Wisconsin Rapids to honor those they lost

Firefighters and community members from across the country gathered in Wisconsin Rapids for the Wisconsin Firefighters Memorial Fire Alarm and Roll Call Ceremony. 


Former Lincoln Hills employees outraged by staff assault Video included

Former employees of the Lincoln Hills Youth Prison said they're horrified about the attack that landed one of their own in the hospital.  


Family members believe arrested Madison teacher innocent Video included

Family members of an arrested, Madison grade school teacher believe in his innocence, and await more details of the allegations against him.


Women ID as assault, harassment victims with 'me too' tweets

Thousands of women are responding to actress Alyssa Milano's call to tweet "me too" to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault following the recent revelation of decades of allegations of sexual misconduct by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.


Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem. .


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