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Sun Prairie family's mixed emotions in homecoming after explosion Video included

One Sun Prairie family's return home to a property damaged by the downtown explosion comes with mixed emotions.

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Gov. Walker minimizes interaction with alleged Russian operative

Gov, Scott Walker is minimizing his interaction with then 26 year old Maria Butina, the woman accused of being a Russian operative, after a photograph from 2015 began resurfacing. 

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Beloit School Board appoints interim superintendent Video included

The Beloit School Board has appointed a new interim superintendent. According to the board, Dr. Donald Childs starts Monday and will serve for the 2018-2019 school year. 

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Marcus Palace Cinema provides support for Sun Prairie Disaster Relief Fund Video included

It has been more than a week since the an explosion rocked the Sun Prairie community. To help with the recovery efforts, Marcus Palace Cinema in Sun Prairie put in their effort today to help those still recovering.

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One in three voters undecided on who to support on primary ballot Video included

With four weeks until the primary election, a new Marquette Law School Poll finds nearly a third of voters still don't know who they'll support on August 14th.

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Janesville dam removal temporarily leaves behind mud, trash in lagoon

As the Monterey Dam demolition project moves forward, Janesville's draining lagoon is attracting eyes from all over Rock County for all the wrong reasons.

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Second investigation into DeForest Police Chief Daniel Furseth

There's a second investigation into DeForest Police Chief Daniel Furseth. 

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Walker downplays interaction with accused Russian operative

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he only met a woman accused of being a Russian operative once when they had their picture taken together at a National Rifle Association convention in 2015.

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The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the media

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Members of a Thai youth soccer team who were trapped in a cave have left the hospital where they have been treated since their rescue, and are slated to hold a news conference before they return to their homes. More>>

State patrol will be using aircraft to patrol part of Fond du Lac County Thursday

The Wisconsin State Patrol plans to utilize aircraft and ground-based officers to enforce traffic laws along WIS 26 in Fond du Lac County on Thursday (July 19).  

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Scammers impersonate Salvation Army donation collectors after Sun Prairie tragedy

The Salvation Army of Dane County has been made aware by local authorities of a door-to-door disaster donation scam following the explosion in Sun Prairie.

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No Sunflower Days this year due to safety concerns over crowd size

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 The Friends of Pope Farms Conservancy has decided cancel its Sunflower Days event this year due to traffic safety concerns. 

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Sen. Baldwin seeks for fair Packer access, introduces "Go Pack Go Act"

Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced the Go Pack Go Act to allow all residents of Wisconsin, no matter where they live across the state, can watch Green Bay Packers game broadcasts.

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Southern Wisconsin's dry July continues

With more than half the month completed, July continues to distance itself from the wet profiles of the previous two months. 

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UPDATE: Contractor hits gas line in Sun Prairie, repairs underway Video included

We Energies was called to a gas leak in Sun Prairie Wednesday morning after a contractor hit a service line, according to We Energies.

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UPDATE: Police: Gas leak cleared in Dodgeville

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A gas leak in Dodgeville was cleared Wednesday morning, according to the Dodgeville Police Department.

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Hy-Vee recalls pasta salad over salmonella risk after people get sick

Hy-Vee, based in Iowa, sold the 1-pound and 3-pound plastic containers of Spring Pasta Salad in eight states. 

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"The Sandlot" celebrates 25 years with a return to theaters

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The Sandlot is headed back to the big screen for its 25th anniversary.   

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UPDATE: Fiery crash closes I-43 at Marquette Interchange

All lanes of I-43 North are closed at the Marquette Interchange because of a fiery crash.

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3 men, including father and son, arrested at Janesville park on drug charges

Three men, including a father and son, were arrested in Janesville after a drug investigation Tuesday, according to the Janesville Police Department. 

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Firenado turns into waterspout in California Video included

New video shows a natural phenomenon that's both dangerous and amazing to look at.

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Fitchburg Police host community meetings after spike in shootings Video included

In the past week, the Fitchburg Police Department said its officers have responded to five shots fired incidents, mainly in two neighborhoods, near Post Road on the north side of town and Thurston Lane.

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Sun Prairie to hold public information meeting on road rebuilding after explosion

The City of Sun Prairie is hosting a public information meeting Thursday evening about the reconstruction of the intersection of Bristol and Main Streets.

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911 calls reveal Sun Prairie explosion response unfolding

A week after a deadly explosion in Sun Prairie, we're hearing how response to the blast unfolded through dispatch recordings. 

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Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Dept. back to full staff after explosion Video included

It was an explosion that rocked downtown Sun Prairie and called for dozens of firefighters from multiple departments, including Sun Prairie's bravest. One week later, after help from other departments to help fill shifts during a time of mourning, Sun Prairie's fire department is back on its own.

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UPDATE: Culver's to donate $20K to Sun Prairie explosion victim families Video included

Culver's is donating 50 percent of its sales on Tuesday to the families of Sun Prairie firefighters Cory Barr and Ryan Welch.

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Sun Prairie permits show explosion investigation involves several excavation projects Video included

City permits for excavation in Sun Prairie show several, downtown projects are part of the investigation into the deadly, damaging natural gas explosion.

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Madison school board committee looking at effectiveness of armed police in schools

When the members of a Madison school board committee meet Wednesday, they're expected to hear recommendations on whether to continue the Educational Resource Officer (ERO) program in schools.

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Gavin Veium bound over for trial in deadly John Nolen Drive crash Video included

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A man accused of causing a fiery, deadly crash in downtown Madison will face trial.

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Active weather pattern returns with multi-day storm threat

After a quiet start to the week with low humidity, a slow-moving area of low pressure will cause for active weather to return by late in the work week.

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Monterey Dam removal will continue after judge throws out lawsuit Video included

 A Rock County judge threw out a lawsuit filed by a group of residents who wanted the Monterey dam removal stopped.  

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Police cite woman on bike for incident on Menasha bridge Video included

Police have cited a woman who rode her bike into a gap on the Racine Street Bridge in Menasha.

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  • 911 calls detail aftermath of deadly New Mexico bus crash

    911 calls detail aftermath of deadly New Mexico bus crash

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:25:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:40:37 GMT
    (Greg Sorber/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly multi-vehicle crash involving a bus that occurred on Interstate 25 north of Bernalillo, N.M., on Sunday, July 15, 2018.(Greg Sorber/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly multi-vehicle crash involving a bus that occurred on Interstate 25 north of Bernalillo, N.M., on Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    Some callers were breathless and others were crying as they flooded emergency phone lines to report the aftermath of a deadly commercial passenger bus crash on a dark New Mexico highway.More >>
    Some callers were breathless and others were crying as they flooded emergency phone lines to report the aftermath of a deadly commercial passenger bus crash on a dark New Mexico highway.More >>
  • Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

    Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:41:28 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:40:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). This Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo shows the painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday, July ...(AP Photo/John Raoux). This Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo shows the painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday, July ...
    A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece.More >>
    A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece.More >>
  • Ohio executes killer who stabbed man he met in bar in 1985

    Ohio executes killer who stabbed man he met in bar in 1985

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:10:14 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:40:25 GMT
    (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File). FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of fatally strangling and stabbing David ...(Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File). FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of fatally strangling and stabbing David ...
    Ohio is set to execute a condemned killer for a three-decades-old fatal stabbing.More >>
    Ohio is set to execute a condemned killer for a three-decades-old fatal stabbing.More >>
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