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Whitmer says she has authority to do 2nd stay-home order

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Monday she has the authority to issue a second stay-at-home order to curb the spiking coronavirus if necessary, pointing to an epidemic-powers law that her administration has used since a setback at the state Supreme Court.

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Wisconsin elections head says still no evidence of fraud

There remained no evidence of any wrongdoing, fraud or irregularity in Wisconsin's presidential election on Thursday, as counties worked to wrap up the certification of their votes and their estimates of how much it would cost to recount them, the state's top elections official said.

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More than two-thirds of Wisconsin counties finish canvass

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — More than two-thirds of Wisconsin counties had completed certifying the results of last week’s presidential election by Wednesday, but the last one is still not expected to be finished until the Nov. 17 deadline. All counties must finish the work before President Donald Trump can request a recount as he has ...

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Mayo says beds full in northwest region of Wisconsin

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Mayo Clinic Health System says its hospitals in the northwest region of Wisconsin are full to capacity. System officials say 100% of their beds are full at hospitals in the region, which encompasses Barron, Bloomer, Eau Claire, Osseo and Menomonie. Eighty-three patients have COVID-19, WQOW-TV reported. “The public urgently needs to treat COVID-19 as the ...

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Republicans searching for flaws in Wisconsin election

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans are grasping for ways to reverse Joe Biden’s win in Wisconsin over President Donald Trump, despite there being no evidence of widespread fraud or voting irregularities in the state. Instead, GOP officials are latching on to minor issues and providing no evidence that any of the problems affected the overall ...

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Bucks player signs $750K settlement agreement over arrest

The Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown and the Milwaukee city attorney have agreed to a revised $750,000 settlement of a lawsuit Brown filed after getting taken to the ground, shocked with a Taser and arrested during an encounter with police in 2018.

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