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Over 27,000 American flags honor Wisconsin fallen soldiers

May. 24, 2024 15:28 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee veterans park was adorned Friday with the last of more than 27,000 American flags for a Memorial Day weekend tribute to every Wisconsin resident who has died in service to their country from the Civil War onward. Volunteers finished planting the last of...

Brady: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 07:22 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brady Corp. (BRC) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $50.9 million. The Milwaukee-based company said it had net income of $1.05 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs, were $1.09 per share. The...

Biden says landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling on school desegregation was about more than education

May. 17, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling that desegregated schools was about more than just race in education, President Joe Biden said Friday as he commemorated the 70th anniversary of the decision. It was about the promise of America, he said — that it is “big enough for...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

May. 17, 2024 10:34 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. ___ Replacement of Milwaukee election...

Biden marks Brown v. Board of Education anniversary amid signs of erosion in Black voter support

May. 16, 2024 15:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden marked this week's 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that struck down institutionalized racial segregation in public schools by welcoming plaintiffs and family members in the landmark case to the White House. The Oval Office visit...

Harris accepts debate invite to face off with Trump's VP pick, which may come at convention

May. 16, 2024 13:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris has accepted an invitation from CBS News to debate former President Donald Trump's vice presidential pick this summer, the Biden campaign said Thursday, as the Republican said he might wait until his party's convention in July to announce his...

After a rookie renaissance the past couple years, some top prospects have struggled this season

May. 13, 2024 11:47 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jackson Holliday's debut with the Baltimore Orioles went south in a hurry when the 20-year-old infielder managed only two hits in 34 at-bats, striking out in exactly half his plate appearances. If it's any consolation, there are a few other top prospects who can...

Blach's solid outing, Tovar's homer lift Rockies past Rangers 3-1 to complete series sweep

May. 12, 2024 22:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Converted reliever Ty Blach pitched five solid innings in his second start this season, Ezequiel Tovar homered and the Colorado Rockies beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep of the reigning World Series champions. It was the first...

A cyberattack forces a big US health system to divert ambulances and take records offline

May. 10, 2024 21:50 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A cyberattack on the Ascension health system operating in 19 states across the U.S. forced some of its 140 hospitals to divert ambulances, caused patients to postpone medical tests and blocked online access to patient records. An Ascension spokesperson said it...

Strattec Security: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

May. 09, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — MILWAUKEE (AP) — Strattec Security Corp. (STRT) on Thursday reported profit of $1.5 million in its fiscal third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Milwaukee-based company said it had net income of 37 cents. The maker of automotive locks and keys...