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Money spent during recall could exceed $80 million

Numbers could shatter previous records for governor election

The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign predicts the money spent during the recall election could double the record amount spent in the last gubernatorial election. 

Handshake signals Wisconsin's political divide starts healing?

Republican lawyer forgives man he had restraining order against

After a recall race in which the divide between Republicans and Democrats became so severe it caused neighbors to stop talking and family gatherings to get awkward, a prominent Republican attorney shakes the hand of the man he had a restraining order against.

Kary Hibner

Madison - Kary Hibner, age 64, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at Agrace HospiceCare.

George Lackner

CROSS PLAINS - George J. Lackner, age 81, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 1, 2012. 

Louis F. "Louie" Lee

Louis F. "Louie" Lee age 76, died on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Beaver Dam Community Hospital, Beaver Dam.

Day after recall win, Walker pivots to jobs agenda

Walker is only third governor in U.S. history to face recall

The day after a major victory in Wisconsin's recall election, Gov. Scott Walker struck a conciliatory tone and said he was refocusing his efforts on his agenda items, particularly creating jobs in the state.

Blackburn helps Twins top Royals 4-2

Pitcher makes first start since coming off the DL

Nick Blackburn shook off a slow start and pitched five effective innings, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night.

Judy L. Stoffers

Judy L. Stoffers, age 58, of Janesville, died on Monday, June 4, 2012, at home. 

Schwingle, John A.

BOSCOBEL – John A. Schwingle, age 85, died at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison on June 6, 2012, surrounded by his loving family and friends after having a stroke.

David N. Heffner

David N. Heffner, age 77 of Mt. Zion, passed away on Monday June 4, 2012 at Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua.

Patricia Larson

Patricia (Thompson) Larson, 56, of Holmen died Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at her home. 

Graham Lee Armson

Graham Armson, age 80 of Madison, Wisconsin passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at the Trinity Senior Community in Madison. 

Dorothy Ann Cottrell

Dorothy Ann Cottrell, age 96 of Oxford, Wisconsin passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at the Divine Savior Hospital in Portage, Wisconsin.