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AP FACT CHECK: Wisconsin election probe ignores some facts

A former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice examining the 2020 election in battleground Wisconsin laid out his interim findings this week and recommended that legislators should consider decertifying the state's presidential result — a move attorneys have said is illegal.

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Judge rules against Vos, Gableman in open-records lawsuit

A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday ruled that Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and former state Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman denied or delayed access to requested public records related to the investigation into the 2020 presidential election.

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Judge gives more time for Purdue Pharma settlement talks

Members of the Sackler family who own OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma will get protection from lawsuits for another three weeks, a judge said Wednesday, buying more time to work out a settlement of thousands of legal claims against the company over the toll of opioids.

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GOP investigator: Wisconsin should weigh decertifying vote

The Republican-hired investigator of Wisconsin's 2020 election who voted for Donald Trump said Tuesday that the state Legislature should "take a very hard look at the option of decertification of the 2020" presidential election, a move that GOP leaders reiterated they won't make and that nonpartisan attorneys have said is illegal.

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Report: Feds should create guidelines on less-lethal weapons

The federal government should study how police use less-lethal weapons, like tear gas and bean-bag guns, and offer guidance to law enforcement agencies across the U.S. because officers are often left with little information beyond the manufacturer's guidelines, according to a new report by one of the country's leading police research groups.

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Wisconsin Republicans to send election bills to governor

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature planned to send a dozen election and voting bills to Gov. Tony Evers on Thursday in an attempt to mollify backers of former President Donald Trump who falsely believe the 2020 election was stolen from him.

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Herrling Clark opens office in Waupaca

Herrling Clark Law Firm has opened an office in Waupaca, broadening access to its personal injury, family law, business transactions and litigation, and estate planning legal services.

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