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Sanders rallies Wisconsin voters before Trump, Obama visits

Oct. 22, 2018 12:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urged college students and other supporters Monday at an early-voting rally on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus to throw Republican Gov. Scott Walker out of office and re-elect Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin. The event comes at the...

Vigil planned for missing Wisconsin teen, unseen for a week

Oct. 22, 2018 10:28 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A small, rural community in western Wisconsin is planning a vigil for a missing 13-year-old girl whose parents were found shot to death in their home. A "Gathering of Hope" will take place Monday evening at Riverview Middle School in Barron for Jayme Closs, who hasn't been seen since...

Brewers look to bright future after NLCS loss to Dodgers

Oct. 21, 2018 3:09 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers think they're just getting started. Sure looks that way, too. Led by breakout performances by Yelich, Josh Hader and Jesus Aguilar, Milwaukee chased down the Chicago Cubs to win the NL Central for the first time since 2011. The youthful Brewers...

Wisconsin's Walker confronts dire political outlook

Oct. 21, 2018 11:50 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Standing in front of a beer pasteurizing tank at a Milwaukee manufacturing company, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker watched as former Gov. Tommy Thompson exhorted a friendly Republican crowd to help Walker prevail in his surprisingly precarious race for a third term. "I know the recipe works,"...

Taylor doing it all for Dodgers in World Series return

Oct. 21, 2018 2:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chris Taylor is sparking Los Angeles with his bat and his glove, just like old times. Only this October, the do-it-all Dodger is looking to finish the job. Taylor capped a terrific NL Championship Series when he made an outstanding catch to help Los Angeles beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1...

Cody Bellinger wins NLCS MVP award for Dodgers

Oct. 21, 2018 1:33 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cody Bellinger is the MVP of the NL Championship Series. All it took was a couple of big swings. Bellinger hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 in Game 7 on Saturday night. Last season's NL Rookie of the Year also singled home the winning run...

Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

Oct. 21, 2018 1:32 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the bullpen to finish off the Milwaukee Brewers and return to the World Series. Puig broke open a tight contest with a three-run...

Brewers' bullpen runs out of gas in Game 7 loss to Dodgers

Oct. 21, 2018 1:18 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Craig Counsell and the Milwaukee Brewers relied on their bullpen all season long. Those hard-throwing relievers finally ran out of gas in the NL Championship Series. Josh Hader was brilliant as usual, but Jeremy Jeffress was tagged for a crucial three-run homer by Yasiel Puig and the...

After grandma's death, Urias helps Dodgers to World Series

Oct. 21, 2018 12:38 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Julio Urias pitched with a heavy heart in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers advance to the World Series a night after his grandmother died. Enrique Hernandez shared the news with teammates and asked the Dodgers to toast Urias before popping champagne...

Los Angeles Dodgers advance to face Boston Red Sox in World Series, beating Milwaukee 5-1 in Game 7 for 23rd NL pennant

Oct. 20, 2018 11:27 PM EDT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers advance to face Boston Red Sox in World Series, beating Milwaukee 5-1 in Game 7 for 23rd NL pennant.