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{{featured_button_text}} Elgin Bean An attorney representing Joel Elgin, the former UW-La Crosse art professor accused of sexually assaulting a student, says he was ousted by that student and “her minions” despite “glowing reviews from his art students.” In a fiercely worded statement Wednesday, La Crosse-based attorney Cheryl Gill said Elgin was a victim of “cancel
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee has taken the first steps toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol. Democrats and Republicans used the otherwise procedural meeting Wednesday evening to deliver sharp, poignant and,
{{featured_button_text}} Two Republican lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would legalize medical marijuana in the state, an indication GOP lawmakers are warming to a proposal that has for years failed to become a reality in Wisconsin.  But the bill from Rep. Mary Felzkowski, R-Irma, and Sen. Kathy Bernier, R-Chippewa Falls, which would create a regulatory
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tomas Tatar’s 10th goal of the season ended Tristan Jarry’s franchise-record shutout streak and sparked the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night. Jarry’s shutout run ended at 177:15 on Tatar’s power-play goal 12:24 into the second period that tied the game. Joel Armia beat Jarry
Rettke University of Wisconsin junior Dana Rettke was named Player of the Year and Kelly Sheffield was named Coach of the Year for the Northeast Region by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Rettke, a middle blocker, also was one of four Badgers named to the All-Region team, joined by redshirt junior outside hitter Molly Haggerty,
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz relied on a bunch of guys off the practice squad and his go-to guy Zach Ertz to rally the Philadelphia Eagles. After Eli Manning led the New York Giants to a 14-point lead, Wentz brought the injury-depleted Eagles back and tossed a 2-yard touchdown pass to Ertz in overtime to
HOUSTON (AP) — Attorneys for a man accused of fatally shooting a Houston officer said Monday that their client has a history of mental illness, as a judge ordered him to remain jailed without bond. Arturo Solis, dressed in yellow jail clothing, said nothing during a short court hearing before state District Judge Danilo Lacayo.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened a new mountain spa and ski resort that’s intended for people to enjoy “high civilization under socialism” in another example of the country using tourism exemptions in sanctions to build revenue for its broken economy. Kim cut the ribbon during the ceremonial opening
Dear EarthTalk: You don’t hear much anymore about the cutting of our forests to make paper. Has this destructive practice just moved overseas where we don’t have to confront it, or have increases in recycling in recent years made paper production less destructive? — J. W., Greenville, S.C. It’s true that saving paper (and in turn
INDIANAPOLIS — From the first snap of the Big Ten Championship Game, the University of Wisconsin football team was determined to show that its rematch against Ohio State would be different than the first time the teams played. The No. 10 Badgers weren’t going to be timid at Lucas Oil Stadium, even when playing against
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