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Friday sure took a long time getting here this week. To make up for its tardiness, it's got a whole lot going on.

New today from PolitiFact Wisconsin:

As the economy has gained strength, motor homes are back in favor at the Milwaukee RV Show, the state’s largest exhibition of motor homes and travel trailers.

Husco International Inc. of Waukesha and General Plastics Inc. of Milwaukee were grand award winners in the annual statewide competition.

Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency’s tea party scandal.

Friday is expected to be sunny, with a low temperature of about 2 degrees below zero and wind chill values as low as 15 degrees below zero expected Friday night.

A look at some of the late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

Next season, the Skylight will celebrate women onstage and off, with productions spotlighting ingenious and resilient female characters — each one stage-directed by a female director.

Power has been restored to all We Energies customers in Menomonee Falls and Wauwatosa after their service was interrupted Thursday evening, an official with the utility said.

A man died in a house fire Thursday afternoon in Cudahy, according to the Milwaukee County Medical examiner’s office.

One of the biggest obstacles to growing start-ups in Wisconsin lies with some of the financiers who provide the money, a Milwaukee venture capitalist said Thursday.

A man arrested and charged with subcontracting out concrete work in the Oshkosh area and failing to pay the subcontractors after he was paid by customers has been arrested and charged again with the same offense, Oshkosh police said Thursday.

If you have reservations about marijuana, then a reservation teeming with marijuana might not strike you as a good idea.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told conservative activists his battle with protesters in Wisconsin shows he has the mettle to take on Islamic terrorists — a comparison that Democrats found inappropriate.

As he did last year, Pope Francis has invited bishops to survey their flocks in preparation for the gathering, titled “The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World.”

Traverse City, Mich. — Members of Congress are calling for quick action at a crucial spot in the Chicago area to block Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

Frank Jude, the onetime victim of a beating by off-duty Milwaukee police officers, was sentenced Thursday to time served on charges of making a phone threat to a woman and violating bail.

Historic Prairieville Limited Partners plans to demolish two buildings and develop a market-rate apartment building, while leasing the former county courthouse to the museum.

Literal band of brothers (and a cousin) Kings of Leon is coming to the Marcus Amphitheater June 25, the fifth confirmed Summerfest headliner for 2015.

If President Barack Obama’s administration agrees, the state could charge the lowest-income BadgerCare Plus recipients basic premiums as well as higher charges for undisclosed risky behaviors that might range from smoking to obesity.