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No. 25 Purdue trying to build momentum against Wisconsin

Oct. 21, 2021 03:20 AM EDT

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm still remembers how promising the future appeared in October 2018. The Boilermakers had just routed No. 2 Ohio State by 29 points and headed to Michigan State hoping to prove their four-game winning streak was no fluke. Instead, they lost the game...

Wednesday's Scores

Oct. 21, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Academy Force 26, Minneapolis Edison 14 Ada-Borup 47, Red Lake County 20 Aitkin 54, Hibbing 20 Albany 40, Zimmerman 8 Alexandria 35, St. Cloud Tech 6 ...

Wisconsin Republicans release redistricting plan

Oct. 20, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans who control the Wisconsin Legislature released their redistricting plans on Wednesday, maps that were immediately blasted as “rigged” because they are based largely on existing districts the GOP drew a decade ago that solidified their majorities. ...

Wisconsin man charged with murder in Ohio Turnpike stabbing

Oct. 20, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A Wisconsin man was charged with murder Wednesday in what authorities believe was a random knife attack that killed a motorist and injured another after they had stopped at a travel plaza on the Ohio Turnpike. The victims, who were not traveling...

Senator asks Facebook CEO to testify on Instagram and kids

Oct. 20, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The senator leading a probe of Facebook’s Instagram and its impact on young people is asking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the panel that has heard far-reaching criticisms from a former employee of the company. Sen. Richard...

Andy Haines out as Brewers' hitting coach after NLDS loss

Oct. 20, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andy Haines is out as the Milwaukee Brewers’ hitting coach after they scored a total of six runs in their four-game National League Division Series loss to the Atlanta Braves. The Brewers announced Wednesday they wouldn’t be renewing Haines’...

Police: Man fatally shoots 2, wounds 2, then kills himself

Oct. 20, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Three people were killed and two others critically wounded in a shooting at a home in a southeastern Wisconsin city, and police said Wednesday they believe the shooter was among the dead. Dispatchers received a 911 call about 10:40 p.m. Tuesday and...

Aggressive approach paying off for Wisconsin LB Leo Chenal

Oct. 20, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — When you grow up in a family of 16 siblings, you do what it takes to stand out from the crowd. That helps explain the approach that has enabled Wisconsin linebacker Leo Chenal to develop into one of college football’s most prolific tacklers. ...

Wisconsin Senate approves GOP-backed abortion bills

Oct. 20, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Senate on Wednesday approved a package of Republican-authored bills designed to discourage abortion in the state. Republicans control the Senate and passed all four bills without any votes from a single Democrat. ...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Oct. 20, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

Wisconsin State Journal. October 18, 2021. Editorial: Never accept the epidemic of gunplay The scourge of gunfire and carjackings in Madison is unacceptable and must never become normal for our growing and vibrant city. The...