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Wisconsin roads panel reconvenes after 5-year hiatus

Dec. 6, 2019 3:28 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bipartisan commission tasked with making recommendations on what major Wisconsin road projects should move forward met for the first time in half a decade on Friday. The Transportation Projects Commission did not recommend any new projects at its meeting, but Wisconsin Department of...

Air Force-New Mexico game postponed after player's death

Nov. 6, 2019 5:33 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The football game between Air Force and New Mexico scheduled for this weekend was postponed following the death of a Lobos defensive lineman. Air Force will travel to New Mexico on Nov. 23 instead, the Mountain West said Wednesday. New Mexico announced the death of 21-year-old...

6, including children, escape from central Iowa house fire

Nov. 5, 2019 5:15 PM EST

RUNNELLS, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials say six people, including children, have escaped a house fire in Runnells. Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Heath Osberg told KCCI the fire broke out Tuesday morning. Several agencies responded, and Osberg says one person was taken to a hospital. Others were treated for...

Nevada hosts Dayton, UNLV at VCU in 2020 MW-A10 challenge

Oct. 17, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada will host Dayton and VCU will host UNLV next year in the inaugural Mountain West-Atlantic 10 Challenge Series. They are among 10 basketball games the conferences announced Thursday matching their teams for the 2020-21 non-conference season. Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson...