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Wisconsin Capitol Police tell lawmakers to stay away

The head of the Wisconsin Capitol Police told state lawmakers to stay away from the Capitol building this weekend and suggested that they remove any personal information from social media accounts due to threats of unrest at capitols in all 50 states.

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Protesters vow to rally without permit

Organizers of a rally against Wisconsin's stay-at-home order said Wednesday that they'll proceed with the event even though their permit to hold it on the grounds of the Capitol was denied.

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Linnen racks up 7th Circuit wins

Julie Linnen penned an especially prophetic eighth-grade essay. She wrote that someday she wanted “to be a lawyer for people who can’t afford lawyers.”

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Meiners leads by example

Going to law school while also studying for a master’s degree in history probably wasn’t the easiest thing Debora Meiners ever did.

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Man who hoped to kill Obama appears in Madison court

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DIRK LAMMERS Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A convicted felon charged with killing a 75-year-old South Dakota hospice nurse so he could steal her car and drive to Washington, D.C., described the woman during a TV interview as “collateral damage” in what he envisioned as a scheme to kill President Barack Obama. James McVay, 41, is charged ...

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Police arrest woman in bomb threat case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Police have arrested a young woman they believe threatened to blow up two state government buildings in Madison. Crews cleaning the Department of Natural Resources headquarters and the Department of Public Instruction building next door discovered written bomb threats on Tuesday evening. Police evacuated both buildings but a search turned up nothing unusual. Capitol Police say ...

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Feds pondering felony count in abortion plot

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they may pursue a felony charge against a Marshfield man accused of plotting to kill Madison abortion providers. They charged 63-year-old Ralph Lang on Thursday with a misdemeanor count of attempting to injure or intimate a person who provides reproductive health services. U.S. Attorney John Vaudreuil said he’s considering pursuing a felony charge ...

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Supreme Court candidates spar in another debate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser says he’s an independent, unpredictable judge. Prosser is trying to fend off a challenge from Assistant Attorney General JoAnne Kloppenburg in the April 5 election. She has been trying to paint Prosser as an extension of the Republican Party rather than an impartial judge. Both of them appeared at a ...

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2009AP3030 Ulrich, et al. v. Scharine’s Agri-Systems, et al.

Employment Workers compensation; temporary employers Under the plain terms of the Worker’s Compensation Act (WCA), Wis. Stats., Chapter 102 (2007-08), a temporary employee injured on the job may not maintain a tort action against a temporary employer for personal injury. Third-party liability provisions of the WCA provide statutory immunity for a temporary employer who compensates a temporary help agency for ...

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