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Former UW student sentenced to 3 years for assaults Submitted: 06/21/2018

MADISON - A judge has sentenced a former University of Wisconsin-Madison student who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three female students and choking or stalking two others to three years behind bars.

WKOW-TV reports Dane County Circuit Judge Stephen Ehlke sentenced 22-year-old Alec Cook of Edina, Minnesota, on Thursday to three years in prison and five years of extended supervision.

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Walker meets with Trump at White House luncheon Submitted: 06/21/2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Gov. Scott Walker is joining with other governors for a lunch meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump.

Walker's spokeswoman Amy Hasenberg says the governor was in Washington on Thursday to participate in a U.S. Department of Commerce meeting with Secretary Wilbur Ross and Foxconn executive Louis Woo to talk about why companies should invest in Wisconsin.

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Milwaukee in running to host Democratic National Convention in 2020 Submitted: 06/21/2018

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee is on the short list to host the Democratic National Convention in 2020.

Wisconsin's largest city was among four cities to make the cut Wednesday by the DNC site selection committee. But the Denver Post is reporting that city, which also made the cut, is planning to withdraw its application.

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Governor activates National Guard to help with flood recovery Submitted: 06/20/2018

MADISON - Governor Scott Walker has activated the National Guard to help with recovery efforts following destructive flooding in northern Wisconsin.

Portions of northern Wisconsin saw as much as a foot of rain over the weekend. Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas and Iron counties remain in a state of emergency.

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Milwaukee Mayor hopes lawsuit improves police conduct Submitted: 06/20/2018

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee's mayor says he hopes the relationship between police and residents can improve in the wake of an excessive force lawsuit filed by Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown.

Mayor Tom Barrett released a statement Tuesday saying he's hopeful that the NBA player's arrest over a parking violation and the subsequent lawsuit "will be a turning point."

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Officials confirm wasting disease in doe in Marinette County Submitted: 06/20/2018

MADISON - Wisconsin agriculture officials have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a doe from a Marinette County breeding farm.

The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection said Monday the National Veterinary Services Laboratory confirmed test results Thursday and the farm was quarantined that same day.

The 2-year-old deer was born on the 230-acre farm in Goodman and died during fawning. The fenced farm has 320 whitetail deer, according to the owner's most recent registration. The farm hadn't been enrolled in the CWD Herd Status Program since May 2017.

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Supreme Court considers whether to take "Making a Murderer" case Submitted: 06/20/2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A teenager whose case was documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" wants the Supreme Court to hear his case.

Brendan Dassey confessed to joining his uncle in raping and murdering a young woman.

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Michigan Gov. tours U.P. storm damage Submitted: 06/20/2018

HOUGHTON - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder traveled to Houghton late Tuesday to tour flood damage.

The National Guard will bring in heavy equipment to help with cleanup. The state will also help local businesses impacted by the flooding.

Gov. Snyder spoke with the owner of a coffee shop that was heavily damaged.

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Man convicted in deaths along a Brown County road Submitted: 06/20/2018

GREEN BAY - A man accused of driving drunk and killing a mother and daughter walking along a road in Brown County has been convicted.

David Meyer changed his plea from not guilty to no contest in Brown County Circuit Court Tuesday.

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2 Wisconsin deaths attributed to storms Submitted: 06/19/2018

SAWYER COUNTY - Authorities have attributed another death in Wisconsin to the storms that caused widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest.

The Sawyer County Sheriff's Office says severe thunderstorms toppled a large oak tree onto a camper on Lake Chetac, killing a man inside and injuring a woman and two young children Sunday.

The man is identified as 55-year-old James Pluff, of Redwood Falls, Minnesota. Sheriff's officials say the woman and children suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a hospital in Rice Lake.

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