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Board of Control votes, 9-1, to change original proposal

Officials say the two left lanes of southbound I-43 north of Capitol Drive are closed because of a vehicle crash.

The importance of the game to both teams is undeniable. The loser will fall to 0-2 in the league and will be all but eliminated in the race for the West Division title.

The man is William G. McComis, 40. Police describe McComis as being 5ā€™4ā€ and weighing 170 pounds. He has a shaved head, brown eyes, and a goatee.

Beset by disagreements between pragmatists and hard-line conservatives, many GOP lawmakers are saying the Janesville Republican is their best chance to regroup.

The University of Wisconsin Madisonā€™s cap on out-of-state student enrollment has been dropped through 2020, thanks to a vote by the UW-System Board of Regents on Friday.

Is good architecture a fundamental human right? That question materializes with some urgency at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

When officers responded to the sound, they found the bottle at Franklin Woods, 3723 W. Puetz Rd., as well as additional bottles nearby, WITI-TV reports.

The break occurred at 9th and Michigan avenues, according to Cathy Price, a teacher at the school at 3600 S. Chicago Ave.

Initial investigation shows that the man, Zarek B. Kniffen, of Fond du Lac was on the tracks just before 9 p.m. and was hit by the southbound train.

Walker on Friday announced his decision on a replacement for Justice N. Patrick Crooks, setting up an all but certain boost for the conservative in this spring's election.

The victims were both Milwaukee men, ages 19 and 20. Both are expected to survive.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University killed one person and wounded three others, authorities said.

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - It was the fall of 2013 and Tunisia's newfound democracy was in grave danger. The assassination of a left-wing politician had prompted the opposition to walk out of the constitutional assembly. The government was paralyzed, the constitution unfinished and the country on the brink of war.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that he could appoint a new justice to fill a vacancy on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by the end of this week.

The media company, which is buying the parent company of the Journal Sentinel, is positioning itself as an acquirer of newspapers, and has the financial means to carry through on those intentions.

Village of Pewaukee — A longtime Brookfield restaurant is moving to Pewaukee.

The first year of the first mosque in Waukesha County is quickly nearing its twilight.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl.

With a 500-gallon home-built smoker he’s named Edna, a fine-dining chef plans to open a barbecue restaurant and serve meat that’s entirely wood-smoked outdoors year-round — with a style of barbecue rib new to Milwaukee as the centerpiece.