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Rodgers says he'd have open mind if Packers ask him to rest

Nov. 30, 2022 22:43 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers said he’d have an open mind if the Green Bay Packers get eliminated from playoff contention and team officials approach him about resting to allow more game reps for his backup, Jordan Love. He’s just hoping the Packers (4-8) make it a moot...

Fields' status for Bears still in question with Packers next

Nov. 30, 2022 18:44 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Justin Fields threw lightly on the field prior to the Chicago Bears' game last week, hoping he would be able to play through an injury to his nonthrowing shoulder after being listed as questionable on the team's final report. It didn't work out that way. ...

Charges: Wisconsin boy, 10, killed mom over VR headset

Nov. 30, 2022 18:34 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 10-year-old Milwaukee boy intentionally aimed a gun at his mother, then shot and killed her, because she would not buy him a virtual reality headset, prosecutors said. The boy initially told police that the Nov. 21 shooting was an accident, according to criminal...

Jan. 6 panel interviews Wisconsin GOP Assembly speaker

Nov. 30, 2022 17:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol interviewed Republican Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on Wednesday, moving to wrap up depositions ahead of preparing a final report. Vos had filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block a...

Wis. election officials to wait on lawmaker's data request

Nov. 30, 2022 16:51 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The bipartisan Wisconsin Election Commission agreed Wednesday to postpone its consideration of a massive data request until it is clear whether the Republican chair of the Assembly elections committee who wants the information will be replaced. Rep. Janel...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Nov. 30, 2022 16:48 PM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. November 28, 2022. Editorial: Rural EMS concerns must be addressed If you missed it Monday, we had a story about the pressure emergency medical services are under in Wisconsin. It ran on A3 and, if you haven’t taken the time to read it...

Bills-Patriots kick off week filled with playoff-type games

Nov. 30, 2022 15:56 PM EST

Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills head to New England looking for their first division win of the season. Week 13 is loaded with several playoff-type matchups, starting with the Bills (8-3) visiting the Patriots (6-5) on Thursday night. Five other games on Sunday also feature winning...

No longer the fringe: Small-town voters fear for America

Nov. 30, 2022 13:32 PM EST

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A word -- “Hope” -- is stitched onto a throw pillow in the little hilltop farmhouse. Photographs of children and grandchildren speckle the walls. In the kitchen, an envelope is decorated with a hand-drawn heart. “Happy Birthday, My Love,” it reads. Out...

Wake Forest beats Wisconsin 78-75 in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Nov. 30, 2022 01:14 AM EST

MADISON, Wisc. (AP) — Tyree Appleby scored 20 of his season-high 32 points in the second half and Wake Forest beat Wisconsin 78-75 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Damari Monsanto's turnaround jumper with 1:33 left gave Wake Forest a 72-71 lead, its first since 9:51...

Marquette's defense overwhelms No. 6 Baylor in 96-70 win

Nov. 29, 2022 23:29 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette has developed a habit under Shaka Smart of saving its top performances for the best opponents on its schedule. Olivier-Maxence Prosper scored 24 points and Marquette capitalized on a dominant start from its defense to roll past No. 6 Baylor 96-70 on...