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News Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

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RICE LAKE, Wis. (AP) - Court records say a Rice Lake man told police he robbed a local bank to get money to pay court obligations so he wouldn't go to jail. The 19-year-old man was arrested last week after he was seen running from the Sterling Bank in Rice Lake. Investigators say he had a bag of money and a handgun.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Authorities are looking for a fourth suspect in a shooting in Milwaukee County. Sheriff David Clarke says people in a minivan and another vehicle were shooting at each other on Interstate 43 yesterday afternoon. Three people in the van were arrested. The incident backed up traffic for miles and took several hours to clear.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against two colleges, accusing the schools of misleading criminal justice students about their ability to land a job in their field. Attorney General Lori Swanson says the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University try to attract prospective students who want to become police officers, but don't offer the educational requirements to become a licensed officer under state law. The schools have 11 campuses in Minnesota and seven in Wisconsin.

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) - Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is set to get his own street name near Lambeau Field. The Ashwaubenon (ash-WAH'-beh-non) Village Board voted yesterday to change part of Potts Avenue to Mike McCarthy Way. The village will negotiate with the Packers on defraying the costs associated with a change of address.

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