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Today in History

By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, May 27, the 147th day of 2017. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, 1937, the newly completed Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County, California, was opened to pedestrian traffic (vehicles began crossing the next day). On… Keep Reading

Sports

No surprise: It’s Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer Here they go again. For the third straight year, it’s Cleveland and Golden State in the NBA Finals. The 2016 champions versus the 2015 champions . The first “threematch” — rematch of a rematch — in league history. It’s the matchup most expected, the matchup most predicted, and probably… Keep Reading

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NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins kept getting by even as their star players kept skating off the ice in pain. Even as the targets on their back as Stanley Cup champions kept getting bigger. Even as Columbus and Washington and Ottawa kept pushing and prodding, poking and pinching.… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Wisconsin Corrections Department closes internal unit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is closing an internal affairs unit whose investigation into employee misconduct at the state’s youth prison prompted ongoing federal investigation into conditions there. Spokesman Tristan Cook said Friday that Office of Special Operations investigators will be reassigned to handle sexual assaults. He says this will position… Keep Reading

Milestones

Today in History

By The Associated Press Today is Friday, May 26, the 146th day of 2017. There are 219 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 26, 1917, a tornado in central Illinois killed 101 people, mostly in the Mattoon-Charleston area. On this date: In 1521, Martin Luther was banned by the Edict… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Walker welfare changes get approval by Wisconsin lawmakers

By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Changes to Wisconsin’s welfare programs proposed by Gov. Scott Walker that won approval by the Legislature’s budget-writing committee on Thursday include: — Requiring able-bodied childless adults in the state’s main Medicaid program BadgerCare, as well as parents on food stamps, to be working or receiving job… Keep Reading

Sports

Braun injured again as D-backs beat Brewers 4-0

By JOE TOTORAITIS, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Robbie Ray followed up his stellar outing in last start with another gem on the road Thursday night. Ray pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to lower the NL’s second-best road ERA to 0.081, Gregor Blanco and Chris Owings homered, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

SPASH baseball shuts out East

CWS Sports Desk May 25, 2017 Wausau– It only took five innings for SPASH to defeat Wausau East on Thursday as the Panthers came away with a 12-0 win. SPASH had 13 hits, including three hits each from Gus Turner-Zick, Brady Woyak and Cole Wright. Keep reading Keep Reading

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Everest wins 5th title in classic draw with Rapids

By Steve Hill May 25, 2017 Wisconsin Rapids — If defense wins championships, both Wisconsin Rapids and D.C. Everest staked their title claims Thursday, but the record will show that only Everest wins the 2017 Wisconsin Valley Conference crown after a vintage scoreless draw at Washington Elementary. Keep reading Keep Reading

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SPASH girls soccer drills Wausau East

CWS Sports Desk May 25, 2017 Stevens Point– SPASH got two first half goals against Wisconsin Valley Conference rival Wausau East on Thursday night, then poured it on in the second half for a 8-2 victory. Keep reading Keep Reading

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