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Michigan police seek public help in shooting deathSubmitted: 07/21/2014
MUNISING, MI - State police are asking for public help in their investigation of the shooting death of a 47-year-old man following a police chase in the Upper Peninsula.

First Lt. Gregory Cunningham said Monday that investigators want to talk with anyone who came into contact with Timothy Mitchell on July 14, the day he died.

WLUC-TV reports that Mitchell was shot after a 10-minute chase and says a Munising police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave while an investigation takes place.

Police say Mitchell was pronounced dead at the scene in Alger County.

State police ask anyone with information on the case to call 906-475-9922.

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ACLU objects to full court hearing gay marriageSubmitted: 07/21/2014

MADISON - Gay couples challenging Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriages are objecting to the state's request that the full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals hear arguments in the case.

American Civil Liberties Union attorneys representing eight same-sex couples challenging the ban filed an objection Monday to the state's request that the entire appeals court hear the arguments.

The ACLU says that would delay the appeal and put a burden on the court without any benefit.

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Wounded veterans trade wheelchairs for kayaksSubmitted: 07/21/2014

WAUSAU - Wounded veterans traded their wheelchairs for specially outfitted kayaks this weekend in Wausau.

About a dozen veterans participated in the outing at Wausau Whitewater Park on Saturday.

It was organized by Team River Runner.

The nonprofit group was founded 10 years ago in Washington, D.C.

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Fire strikes restaurant at Miller ParkSubmitted: 07/21/2014

MILWAUKEE - Tonight's game will go ahead after a fire at Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers.

The fire was contained mainly to a restaurant.

The fire started about two this morning at Friday's Front Row Sports Grill.

The fire apparently started in the restaurant's kitchen and spread up through some duct work.

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Train accident forces evacuation in southeast WisconsinSubmitted: 07/21/2014

SLINGER - People needed to be evacuated after two freight trains collided head-on in southeast Wisconsin.

The two trains crashed in Slinger, near Milwaukee.

The train cars were carrying sand and lumber.

At least ten train cars derailed after the collision.

Two members of the train crew are being treated for injuries, but they're expected to be okay.

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Michigan's application period starts for antlerless deer hunt...less availability in the U.P.Submitted: 07/20/2014

LANSING, MI - Michigan's application period for licenses to hunt antlerless deer is underway and continues through Aug. 15.

The Department of Natural Resources says hunters can seek one license in any open deer management unit statewide. A non-refundable fee of $5 is charged.

In the Upper Peninsula, licenses are available only in management units 122, 055 and 155. They have been eliminated in other Upper Peninsula units because of deer herd losses resulting from severe winter weather.

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4 cited for shooting paintball guns at carSubmitted: 07/19/2014

MADISON - Four men have been cited for allegedly shooting paintball guns that looked like real assault rifles at a vehicle in Madison.

Police say they received a report Friday afternoon that two men were using assault rifles to shoot at a vehicle in front of them. Police later talked to four men, who said they were in a consensual paintball gun war with the other vehicle.

Police found three paintball rifles and a paintball handgun in the men's vehicle. A sergeant on the scene said one of the rifles was ``very realistic looking'' and resembled a camouflage AR rifle.

The men were cited with misdemeanor disorderly conduct while armed.

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Racine man faces jail time for bomb threat at work Submitted: 07/19/2014

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RACINE - A Racine man will spend 45 days in jail for making a bomb threat at work because he wanted Halloween off.

Twenty-eight-year-old Jacob Vanderhoef was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail. Judge Tim Boyle stayed half that time, meaning Vanderhoef will spend 45 days jailed.

The judge also ordered Vanderhoef to spend three years on probation.

Vanderhoef pleaded no contest in May to a felony charge of a bomb scare. A second charge was dismissed.

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