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UPDATE: President Obama speaks about economic recovery during WI visit Video included

President Barack Obama touted the resurgence of the American economy during his visit to Milwaukee Monday. More>>

Wisconsin State Patrol responds to multi-vehicle crash on interstate near Portage

Authorities respond to a crash on the interstate in Columbia County. More>>

Recent string of armed robberies on Marquette campus Video included

 The Marquette University campus has seen a recent spike in armed robberies and students are concerned as the school year gets set to begin. More>>

New signs in Sun Prairie encouraging safety near school buses Video included

Students and teachers are ready for the new school year, and drivers should be too. More>>

Public hearing Tuesday on proposed public market site

The Madison Common Council has a public hearing set for Tuesday night on the proposed site of a public market.
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Lakeshore communities could be marine sanctuaries

Lakeshore communities from Two Rivers to Port Washington will able to apply for marine-sanctuary status, which could lead to protections for natural resources and improved research on shipwrecks. More>>

Minnesota student remains in coma after long fall

A Minnesota State University student remains in a coma in Milwaukee, weeks after he fell from a parking ramp after a night of drinking. More>>

Alleged robber killed after victim opens fire

Milwaukee police say an armed robber who accosted a group of victims has died after one of the victims opened fire with a handgun. More>>

Runners raise money for Safe Harbor Video included

Runners in Madison laced up their sneakers for the Labor Day Dash.
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Local Labor Fest draws hundreds Video included

The South Central Federation of Labor hosted a Labor Day celebration Monday.The event took place at the Labor Temple. It featured music, food and kids games.
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Many students new to managing budget Video included

For a lot of freshmen moving to campus this week, it's their first time away from home and their first time controlling their own finances. More>>

UPDATE: MDA Telethon raises millions for medical research, patient support Video included

The nation took time to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association Sunday night for the annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon. More>>

Overnight apartment fire breaks out in Beloit

BELOIT (WKOW) -- Fire officials in Beloit responded to an early morning fire at an apartment complex. The fire broke out just after midnight Monday at the Northgate Apartments located at 1854 Northgate Drive.Both Beloit Police and Fire Departments responded to the initial call. Alliant Energy assisted with controlling the electric and natural gas utilities.According to a press release, the City of Beloit Fire Department required assistance of 12 local fire departments through the MABAS (Mutua... More>>

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