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DeJong, Molina lift Cardinals over Brewers 4-3

Apr. 23, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong wanted another chance against Milwaukee reliever Alex Wilson. He made the most of it. DeJong hit a tiebreaking, leadoff homer in the eighth inning, Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night. DeJong took...

While paying respect to past, LaFleur focused on future

Apr. 23, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Going into his first practice as Packers head coach, Matt LaFleur is trying to downplay the past. At least a little bit. "I wanted to make it about these guys," LaFleur said following Tuesday's minicamp practice. "When you come to the Green Bay Packers, obviously, you respect the...

Evers: Foxconn proposed renegotiating Wisconsin deal

Apr. 23, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said in a letter his office released Tuesday that Foxconn Technology Group approached the state last month about wanting to renegotiate its contract for a project that could yield the global electronics giant more than $4 billion in state and local tax...

Judge denies Republicans' attempt to join abortion lawsuit

Apr. 23, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday rejected Wisconsin Republican lawmakers' attempt to intervene in a Planned Parenthood lawsuit challenging the state's abortion restrictions, saying in a strongly worded order that they presented no evidence that the Democratic attorney general wouldn't...

$768M Wisconsin Powerball winner 'pretty much felt lucky'

Apr. 23, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 24-year-old Wisconsin man stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $768 million Powerball prize, the nation's third-largest lottery jackpot, saying he "pretty much felt lucky" the day he bought his tickets and has been worried that people want to steal his ticket. Manuel Franco, of West...

Defense order of the day for 1st round of NFL draft

Apr. 23, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — We learned during the 2018 season that offense is beloved by NFL teams (and fans). We also learned that defense, as performed by the Patriots in the Super Bowl, carries away the Lombardi Trophy. This year's draft, which begins Thursday night, is stocked with defenders who can be...

White House: Trump admin officials will skip press dinner

Apr. 23, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The guest list for the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on Saturday will look a lot like it did in 2017: Neither President Donald Trump nor those who work for him plan to attend. Just four days before reporters and their guests were to gather at the event to celebrate...

Supreme Court struggles with Wisconsin drunken driving law

Apr. 23, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday grappled with a Wisconsin law that allows law enforcement to draw blood without a warrant from suspected drunken drivers who have become unconscious. More than two dozen states have similar laws, which say that by choosing to drive, motorists consent to...

The Latest: GOP bill would keep lottery winners secret

Apr. 23, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the winner of a $768 million Powerball jackpot drawn in March (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Two Republican lawmakers are introducing a bill that would allow lottery winners in Wisconsin to remain anonymous. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Rep. Gary Tauchen announced the...

Wisconsin man, 24, who frequently played lottery wins $768 million Powerball jackpot. (CORRECTS jackpot amount)

Apr. 23, 2019 2:00 PM EDT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin man, 24, who frequently played lottery wins $768 million Powerball jackpot. (CORRECTS jackpot amount)