CRANDON - In high school sports, we see many outstanding performances...but tonight, was a grand occasion in Crandon.
It was all about Kory Kincaid. To get to 1,000 points, number 14 needed to score 14.
Kincaid was on a mission. Early on, he creates the steal, gets the pass and lays it in to put Crandon on the board.
Then with his confidence building,he pulls up and drains it from beyond the arc. And later, some great passing from his teammates and he makes the shot. Kory scored the Cardinals first 3 buckets.
In the second, was the special moment. Kincaid drives to the hoop and lays it in to give him 1,000 points. The game was stopped for a moment to recognize his accomplishment and congratulate him. Even more impressive, Kory is only a junior. Tonight he finished with 24 points.
MADISON - The Wisconsin Elections Commission has agreed to lift overseas ballot restrictions to avoid a legal battle.
The U.S. Department of Justice warned earlier this month that it's preparing to sue because Wisconsin law doesn't let temporary overseas voters to obtain ballots electronically or to submit downloadable back-up ballots in case they don't have time to return an official ballot.
Federal law allows all overseas voters to obtain ballots electronically and submit back-up ballots. Assembly Republicans passed a bill that would have aligned Wisconsin's statutes with the federal law but the measure died in April after Senate Republicans added language limiting special legislative elections.
MADISON - Wisconsin Elections Commission staff plan to hire a half-dozen new employees and upgrade software to bolster election security.
The commission received a $7 million federal grant in March to upgrade security after Russian actors tried to access a state Department of Workforce Development system before the 2016 election.
Staff told the commission Thursday that the Department of Administration has approved hiring six new four-year security positions, including an information technology project manager, an elections security trainer and a voting systems specialist.
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