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Hiedeman leads No. 14 Marquette women past Seton Hall, 96-60

Jan. 18, 2019 5:24 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Natisha Hiedeman scored 28 points to lead No. 14 Marquette past Seton Hall 96-60 on Friday. Amani Wilborn added 20 points for the Golden Eagles (15-3, 6-0 Big East). Erika Davenport had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Danielle King had 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Marquette scored...

Wisconsin renews contract for coach Paul Chryst

Jan. 18, 2019 4:05 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin renewed football coach Paul Chryst's five-year contract through January 2024 on Friday. Chryst is entering his fifth season with the Badgers, who wrapped up a relatively disappointing season at 8-5 (5-4 Big Ten) with a dominating 35-3 win in the Pinstripe Bowl over Miami....

Johnsonville recalls ground pork over possible contamination

Jan. 18, 2019 3:32 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnsonville LLC has recalled more than 48,000 pounds (21,800 kilograms) of raw ground frozen pork patties that may be contaminated with materials including black rubber. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Friday by the company...

Judge: GOP can't block liberal group's Twitter comments

Jan. 18, 2019 2:48 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Top Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal advocacy group from seeing their Twitter feeds, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge William Conley's decision marks liberal group One Wisconsin Now's second legal victory...

IUPUI beats Green Bay 76-70, McCall leads with 18 points

Jan. 17, 2019 11:19 PM EST

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — D.J. McCall had 18 points to lead five IUPUI players in double-figure scoring as the Jaguars beat Green Bay 76-70 on Thursday night. Camron Justice added 16 points for the Jaguars. Jaylen Minnett chipped in 13 points, and Elyjah Goss and Evan Hall added 11 apiece. McCall and Goss...

DeAndre Abram leads Milwaukee over UIC 81-69

Jan. 17, 2019 10:37 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — DeAndre Abram had 19 points and a career-high 16 rebounds on Thursday night and Milwaukee held on after taking control late in the first half for an 81-69 win over Illinois-Chicago. The Panthers (8-11, 3-3 Horizon League) closed the first half on a 13-3 run to lead 32-23 at the break and...

Bell nets 25, No. 23 Minnesota women end 4-game skid 78-50

Jan. 17, 2019 10:24 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Kenisha Bell had 25 points and 10 assists and No. 23 Minnesota ended a four-game losing streak with a wire-to-wire 78-50 win over Wisconsin on Thursday night. Annalese Lamke added 15 points and Taiye Bello 14, with both grabbing nine rebounds, as the Golden Gophers (13-4, 2-4 Big Ten)...

Federal judge in Wisconsin strikes early-voting restrictions

Jan. 17, 2019 4:20 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday struck down early-voting restrictions Wisconsin Republicans adopted in a December lame-duck legislative session, saying the limits mirror restrictions he blocked two years ago. Republicans voted in December to limit in-person early voting to no more than two...

On day Jayme escaped, suspect sought job _ with dodgy resume

Jan. 17, 2019 3:52 PM EST

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin man suspected of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents apparently applied for a job online the day that Jayme escaped, calling himself an "honest guy" even though his resume contains inaccuracies about his work experience. Jake Patterson is charged in...

Federal judge strikes down early-voting restrictions passed by Wisconsin Republicans in lame-duck session

Jan. 17, 2019 3:11 PM EST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal judge strikes down early-voting restrictions passed by Wisconsin Republicans in lame-duck session.