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Teen details alleged abuse in police video

A Wisconsin police video released Tuesday shows a 15-year-old girl in an oversized sweat shirt clutching her stuffed bunny, occasionally dabbing her eyes and softly describing years of alleged abuse and starvation by her parents.

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DA doesn’t show video of girl in abuse case (UPDATE)

Prosecutors decided Tuesday not to play the video of an emaciated 15-year-old girl who told police that her father and stepmother kept her in a basement for years and starved her, after the judge said during a preliminary hearing for the parents that she had already watched the two-hour video.

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Who’s Doing What

Ruder Ware announced the addition of Bryan Symes to their attorney team. He will be based in the Eau Claire office as a member of the Employment, Labor & Benefits and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Groups. Symes represents management-side clients in the areas of employment and labor law and provides counseling and litigation services. Symes earned his J.D. from ...

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Judge denies request to block anti-union law (UPDATE)

A judge has denied an emergency request to block a law that takes away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of Wisconsin’s public workers. Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed the legislation Friday morning, but it doesn’t take effect until the day after an official secretary of state notice is published in the Madison newspaper. Democratic Dane County ...

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Lawsuit seeks to block implementation of union law (UPDATE)

By 
SCOTT BAUER and 
TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge was considering Friday whether to block enactment of a law taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of Wisconsin’s public workers. Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed the legislation Friday morning, but it does not take effect until the day after an official ...

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