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Avery’s Lawyer Seeking New Trial from WI Court of Appeals

A man whose criminal case was featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” is seeking a new trial or evidentiary hearing. Steven Avery is serving life for the 2005 killing of photographer Teresa Halbach. A circuit judge denied his request for a new trial in August. Attorney Kathleen Zellner filed a 150-page document Monday…read more »

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Sun Prairie Taking Steps To Shorten Waiting Time At Polls

Sun Prairie election officials are doubling the number of polling locations in an effort to end the long lines for voters.  Some people waiting anywhere between 45 minutes and two hours to cast their ballots last November.  That’s why Sun Prairie will offer eight locations for the next election instead of the four which were open in…read more »

UW-Whitewater to Offer New Degree in Business Analytics

Starting in fall 2020, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Business and Economics will deliver a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in business analytics. The program launch is in response to regional and national market demand for college graduates who have the knowledge and skills to transform data into actionable insights for their businesses and…read more »

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Vice President Pence To Visit SE Wisconsin Next Week

An organization that supports policies by President Donald Trump says Mike Pence will visit Wisconsin next week.  The vice president will make a stop at Uline Shipping Supplies corporate headquarters Thursday.  His main topic will be the president’s new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada.  America First Policies is backing the appearance.  The event will…read more »

Child Porn Suspect Accused Of Using App To Send Videos

A Fort Atkinson man could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison on each of two counts of child porn distribution – if he is convicted.  State prosecutors say 33-year-old Kyle A. Riggs used the Kik mobile app to send two child porn videos last week.  Charges were filed against him Thursday.  Riggs…read more »

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Lawmaker from Milwaukee Wants Sen. Ron Johnson to Testify

 A Wisconsin congresswoman wants U.S. Senator Ron Johnson to testify as Democrats work to impeach the president.  Milwaukee Democrat Gwen Moore made the comment Wednesday.  Moore says the Republican senator heard President Trump’s phone call to the Ukraine president and she wants him to appear at any impeachment hearings to reveal what was said.  Johnson…read more »