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Wisconsin's Johnson embraces controversy in reelection bid

Sep. 27, 2022 05:49 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Far from shying from his contrarian reputation, Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Jonson is leaning into controversy as he runs for his third term. Johnson has called for the end of guaranteed money for Medicare and Social Security, two popular programs that...

Vikings offense with O'Connell still a work in progress

Sep. 26, 2022 19:33 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After opening with a decisive win against the Green Bay Packers, the Minnesota Vikings have been tested the past two weeks. A Minnesota offense looking to make a jump under new coach Kevin O’Connell is still a work in progress. But a three-play, 56-yard drive...

Bakhtiari's return gives Packers plenty of options on O-line

Sep. 26, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

Whether the Green Bay Packers will continue rotating David Bakhtiari and Yosh Nijman at left tackle remains uncertain. The Packers are just happy they have the option of using Bakhtiari in any fashion now that the 2018 and 2020 All-Pro finally has returned from a severe knee injury...

Nursing home complaints rise in Wisconsin, staffing is cited

Sep. 26, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Complaints against Wisconsin nursing homes continue to pile up and could surpass a record number filed last year as the state struggles to find enough nurses and nursing home inspectors. State officials have contracted with two private companies — Healthcare...

Wisconsin's top Republican sues to block Jan. 6 subpoena

Sep. 26, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader is suing to block a subpoena that orders him to testify before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection about a conversation he had with Donald Trump about overturning the 2020 election. Assembly Speaker...

Conservative outlet sues for Wisconsin parole records

Sep. 26, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A conservative Wisconsin news outlet sued the Wisconsin Parole Commission on Monday, alleging that it has refused to comply with open records requests made earlier this year. Wisconsin Right Now has been publishing a series of articles highlighting violent...

Badgers TE Cundiff out indefinitely after injuring left leg

Sep. 26, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin tight end Clay Cundiff is unavailable indefinitely but hasn’t been ruled out for the season. Cundiff was carted off the field Saturday in the Badgers’ 52-21 loss to No. 3 Ohio State. In the injury report released Monday, Cundiff is...

Milwaukee Bucks re-sign reserve forward Jordan Nwora

Sep. 26, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed forward Jordan Nwora. Bucks general manager Jon Horst said Sunday that “Jordan’s going to be with us” and that the team was working out the final details of a deal with the restricted free agent. The signing was made...

Milwaukee hospital staff must reapply for vaccine exemption

Sep. 26, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Employees of a Milwaukee-based health care provider who cited religious reasons for opting out of a mandated coronavirus vaccination are now required to receive a shot or reapply for an exemption. The previous exemption has expired for impacted staff at Froedtert...

Bucks' Middleton likely to miss beginning of the season

Sep. 26, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton probably won’t be available for the beginning of the season after undergoing surgery on his left wrist this summer. “Hopefully soon after that.” the three-time All-Star said Sunday at the Bucks’ Media Day event. ...