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Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segments of American society are prepared to fight the idea before the nation's highest court — social conservatives and law enforcement.

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AG candidates talk marijuana legalization (UPDATE)

The three Democrats battling to become attorney general grappled with questions Tuesday about legalizing marijuana in Wisconsin, with one saying it's too soon, another saying medicinal use might make sense and the third saying it's not his call.

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Man sentenced for role in Texas-to-Wis. drug ring

A Sheboygan man convicted of helping to run a sophisticated drug ring that trafficked cocaine and marijuana from Texas to Wisconsin has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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US justices to decide if marijuana crime justifies deportation

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether an alien’s state-law conviction for possessing marijuana with intent to distribute constitutes an “aggravated felony” justifying deportation, even though the record of conviction does not show that the underlying conduct would constitute a felony under federal law.

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Father won’t be charged in toddler’s death

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A father in La Crosse County won’t face criminal charges in the death of his 15-month-old daughter. A rare death inquest hearing was held into the Dec. 28 drowning at the town of Campbell home. The father told investigators he was giving his daughter a bath and left the room for no more than five ...

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