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Judge to weigh competency in woman’s death

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge in Madison is set to evaluate whether a man accused of leaving his elderly aunt to die is competent. Prosecutors say 45-year-old Steven King was living with his mother, 71-year-old Veronica King, in Madison in 2009 when his aunt, 71-year-old Mary Coleman fell in the house. They say the Kings left Coleman on the ...

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Judge upholds Wisconsin domestic partnership law

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge ruled Monday that Wisconsin’s domestic partnership registry does not violate the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage — a major victory for the state’s largest gay rights group that had defended the registry established in 2009 to bestow legal rights to same-sex couples. The social conservative group that brought ...

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Walker: Domestic partner law is unconstitutional

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has told a judge he wants to stop defending Wisconsin’s domestic partner registry in court because he doesn’t believe it’s constitutional. Members of the conservative group Wisconsin Family Action filed a lawsuit last summer arguing the registry violates the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage. Former Gov. Jim ...

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Governor fires attorney in same-sex lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker has fired the attorney who was representing the state in a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s domestic partner registry. The conservative group Wisconsin Family Action alleges the registry violates the state’s ban on gay marriage because it grants same-sex couples a number of legal rights. Former Gov. Jim Doyle, a Democrat, appointed attorney Lester ...

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Judge orders Capitol open to general public (UPDATE)

A Dane County judge on Tuesday ordered Wisconsin officials to open the Capitol to the public during normal business hours, reversing a temporary policy that restricted access to people who had appointments or other specific business.

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