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How negative ads could sway the Governor's race Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- The race for Governor has taken a negative turn in recent weeks. Republican Governor Scott Walker's campaign released an ad July 16 criticizing democratic challenger Mary Burke for benefiting from her family's company, Trek Bicycles, outsourcing jobs overseas. Burke then hit back with a response ad on July 18, criticizing Walker's administration for awarding state money from the Wisconsin Economic Development corporation to two companies that outsourced jobs.

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets. More>>

"Nashville" stars to play at Rock County 4-H Fair Video included

JANESVILLE (WKOW) – For fans of the ABC television show “Nashville,” they’ll have the chance to see the stars behind the characters Deacon Claybourne and Scarlett O’Connor perform at the Rock County 4-H Fair on Saturday. Charles Esten, who goes by Chip, and Clare Bowen will hit the stage at 8 p.m. at the fair as part of Esten’s tour.“This is one of the many amazing byproducts of this great show that I get to be on, ‘Nashville’,” said Esten about the tour.Visiting the area is also personal for... More>>

Spending not explained by Ozanne campaign

Democratic Attorney General candidate and Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne didn't account for a third of his campaign spending. More>>

Bicyclist critically hurt in Green Lake County

A bicyclist from Green Lake County is in the hospital after a crash Wednesday morning. More>>

Local family gets dream treehouse thanks to TV show Video included

A Barneveld family got the surprise of a lifetime, thanks to the TV show Treehouse Masters. More>>

Rep. Richards proposes new position to protect senior citizens Video included

 Wisconsin Attorney General candidate Jon Richards wants to create a new position with the State Department of Justice.


Mike McCarthy honored with street named after him

 McCarthy becomes just the third Packers coach with a street named after him, joining Vince Lombardi and Mike Holmgren.


Computer scam is making a comeback in Wisconsin Video included

An old computer scam has re-emerged in Southern Wisconsin. For several years scammers have called computer owners claiming to work for Microsoft Software. These individuals tell users that they need to gain access to the computer in order to fix something in the user's system.

Concerns over mosquito-borne virus in the U.S. Video included

KANSAS (WKOW) --In just two weeks-the number of Americans infected with the mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya has almost doubled... More>>

Black Earth Meats closes amid debate over slaughterhouse Video included

BLACK EARTH (WKOW) -- A local meat processing facility is closing its doors after a battle with the village of Black Earth over its slaughterhouse.Black Earth Meats Co-owner Bartlett Durand released a statement Tuesday the business has conducted its last slaughter and will be closing as soon as all its product is sold.After a few neighbors complained about the slaughterhouse being too close to their homes and growing too large for its space in the residential neighborhood, the village of Blac... More>>

UPDATE: Man arrested in Madison hotel homicide Video included

A suspect is now in custody after a deadly shooting at a Madison hotel parking lot. More>>

Wisconsin to stop enforcing birth control law

Gov. Scott Walker's administration will no longer enforce the state's contraception coverage law for employers with religious objections following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month. More>>

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