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Lawsuits over ballot drop boxes filed in 5 Wisconsin cities

May. 25, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Conservatives filed lawsuits in Wisconsin's five largest cities Wednesday over the use of absentee ballot drop boxes in the 2020 election, even as the state Supreme Court was poised to rule on the issue in coming weeks. The lawsuits were filed by the...

Brewers place Peralta on IL, Hader on family emergency list

May. 23, 2022 21:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers placed right-hander Freddy Peralta on the 15-day injured list with a right lat strain Monday and put closer Josh Hader on the family medical emergency list. Milwaukee filled their places on the roster by recalling right-handers Trevor Kelley...

Video game workers create first union at big U.S. game maker

May. 23, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Video game workers at a division of game publisher Activision Blizzard have voted to unionize, creating the first labor union at a large U.S. video game company. A count of ballots on Monday revealed the results of the election affecting a small group of...

Nats win 8-2; Brewers' Peralta exits with shoulder tightness

May. 23, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The slumping Washington Nationals hitters are heading home with a confidence boost while the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers begin their longest trip of the season without one of their All-Star pitchers available. Lane Thomas hit two RBI doubles and the...

FPC Live proposes concert venue next to Bucks arena

May. 23, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The concert promotion company FPC Live on Monday announced plans to build a venue complex on land adjacent to Fiserv Forum in downtown Milwaukee. The multi-level complex would be built on a section of a vacant 5.7-acre parcel owned by the Milwaukee Bucks and where...

McCutchen, Urías homer, Woodruff goes 6 in Brewers' 5-1 win

May. 21, 2022 23:53 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a leadoff home run, Luis Urías added a solo shot and a defensive gem, and Brandon Woodruff allowed one run in six effective innings to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 5-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night. McCutchen drove the...

Lauer, Brewers beat Nationals 7-0 despite triple play

May. 21, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Lauer feared his bid to keep the Washington Nationals scoreless was in jeopardy as soon as Lane Thomas hit the ball. Good defense and equally good fortune kept the shutout intact and extended the Nationals’ frustrations. The Brewers were...

Season over for Nats' Kieboom; Strasburg, Ross make progress

May. 20, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Washington Nationals infielder Carter Kieboom will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery to address the elbow issue that landed him on the injured list in March. Manager Dave Martinez said before the Nationals’ Friday night game at Milwaukee that Kieboom will...

6 injured in explosion and fire at Wisconsin pier factory

May. 19, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

EAGLE, Wis. (AP) — Six people were hurt, including three firefighters, in an explosion and fire that rocked a Wisconsin marine construction company Thursday with a blast so thunderous it shook a nearby elementary school. The fire at Summerset Marine Construction in the small...

Hiura's HR in 11th gives Brewers 7-6 victory over Braves

May. 18, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Keston Hiura celebrated his return to the majors by delivering the huge blow that capped the Milwaukee Brewers' biggest comeback of the season. Not bad for someone who spent much of the previous day battling the flu. Hiura hit a two-run homer off...