State attorneys ask for stay in voter ID case Submitted: 07/22/2016

MADISON - State attorneys have asked a federal judge to stay a ruling allowing people to vote without photo identification in November's election pending an appeal.

In Milwaukee this week, U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman issued a preliminary injunction allowing people who haven't been able to obtain IDs to vote in the Nov. 8 election if they sign an affidavit explaining why they couldn't get the identification.

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Gov. Walker appoints Kelly to Wisconsin Supreme Court Submitted: 07/22/2016

MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker has appointed attorney Dan Kelly to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Walker's spokesman Tom Everson told The Associated Press on Friday that the governor had decided to name Kelly to the seven-member court.

Kelly will replace retiring Justice David Prosser. His appointment won't change the court's 5-2 conservative majority, however.

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Former Gov. Thompson sees Trump as winner, Cruz as loser at Republican convention Submitted: 07/22/2016

MADISON - Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson sees Donald Trump as the big winner at the recently completed Republican National Convention, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is the biggest loser.

Thompson spoke to The Associated Press on Friday after attending his 11th national convention. He's been to every one since 1976.

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10 arrests in Madison after protesters block traffic Submitted: 07/22/2016

MADISON - Ten people have been arrested amid protests in Madison over police accountability after demonstrators blocked traffic and refused to move.

WKOW-TV reports the protest began Thursday afternoon at a building that houses the headquarters for the statewide police union.

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Gov. Walker to fill Supreme Court vacancy Submitted: 07/22/2016

MADISON - A vacancy on the Wisconsin Supreme Court will soon be filled.

Gov. Scott Walker says he will announce his appointee to the Wisconsin Supreme Court this afternoon.

Walker will name the successor to retiring Justice David Prosser, who is retiring at the end of the month.

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Trump accepts nomination, criticizes Clinton Submitted: 07/21/2016

CLEVELAND - The 2016 Republican National Convention is now history, after making history. Donald Trump accepted the party's nomination for president, capping an improbable, year-long political rise.

The proceedings concluded with the dropping of red, white, and blue balloons and confetti and video images of fireworks.

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Johnson campaign defends NATO in wake of Trump comments Submitted: 07/21/2016

MADISON - Republican Sen. Ron Johnson's campaign is once again distancing itself from Donald Trump.

This time it's over comments Trump made suggesting that under his leadership the United States may not stick up for its allies under an attack from Russia.

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Rep. Gwen Moore to speak at DNC Submitted: 07/21/2016

MILWAUKEE - U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin is slated to address the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week.

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Convention Committee announced a list of elected officials Thursday who will speak in addition to those already announced.

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It's Trump's moment to talk to the nation _ and GOP doubters Submitted: 07/21/2016

CLEVELAND - It's Donald Trump's moment to make his case to the country - and to the many rattled doubters in his own party.

The most important speech of his presidential campaign will bring down the balloons Thursday night on a convention marked by divided loyalties and unwanted distractions.

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No charges for boys who trespassed, got lost in abandoned Dodge County mine Submitted: 07/21/2016

DODGE COUNTY - The three teenage boys who spent a night lost in an abandoned mine in Dodge County won't face trespassing charges.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee owns the mine near Iron Ridge.

Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt says the university decided not to press charges.

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