News Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Governor Scott Walker will visit Iowa this week to deliver a speech that may bolster speculation that he will run for president in 2016. The Wisconsin State Journal reports Walker will speak to a Republican fundraiser in the Des Moines area on Thursday. The event will be hosted by the Republican Party of Polk County.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin employers, including hospitals and nursing homes, could no longer require workers to get flu shots under a bill pending in the Legislature. Republican Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt of Fond du Lac says several hospital workers and health care contractors in his district have complained they were fired after refusing to be vaccinated.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation has taken over the investigation of the shooting death in Madison of a man who allegedly charged police officers with a sword. The Dane County Medical Examiner identifies him as 43-year-old Brent Bozek. He was shot Friday night after a day-long standoff that began when officers attempted to evict him from his condo, which was the subject of foreclosure proceedings.
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) - West Allis police have arrested a 48-year-old man in the death of a 63-year-old woman who was found in a hallway of her apartment building on Friday. Police say both the victim and the suspect were residents of the building. The suspect was arrested Saturday.
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