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Fire department rescues swimmer in Lake Mendota

Man told girlfriend he planned to swim across lake

The Madison Fire Department rescue team had to assist a swimmer in trouble on Lake Mendota on Monday morning, just days after another swimmer died from a late-night swim.

Fire department rescues swimmer in Lake Mendota

Man told girlfriend he planned to swim across lake

The Madison Fire Department rescue team had to assist a swimmer in trouble on Lake Mendota on Monday morning, just days after another swimmer died from a late-night swim.

Walker: Not trying to poach Illinois companies

Governor had called on Illinois companies to 'Escape to Wisconsin'

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he's not looking to "poach" businesses from Illinois -- an apparent softening of the stance he took last year when he greeted news that Illinois was raising personal and corporate taxes by inviting disgruntled businesses to come to his state.

Walker: Not trying to poach Illinois companies

Governor had called on Illinois companies to 'Escape to Wisconsin'

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he's not looking to "poach" businesses from Illinois -- an apparent softening of the stance he took last year when he greeted news that Illinois was raising personal and corporate taxes by inviting disgruntled businesses to come to his state.

Pilot dies in western Wis. plane crash

FAA investigating crash that killed plane's only occupant

Authorities in west-central Wisconsin said a small plane has crashed during takeoff, killing the lone occupant.

Pilot dies in western Wis. plane crash

FAA investigating crash that killed plane's only occupant

Authorities in west-central Wisconsin said a small plane has crashed during takeoff, killing the lone occupant.

Political fund run by Ryan gives $10K to Romney

Ryan is Janesville native

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan is invested in the future of Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign -- and not just because the Wisconsin congressman could wind up on the presumptive nominee's ticket.

Political fund run by Ryan gives $10K to Romney

Ryan is Janesville native

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan is invested in the future of Republican Mitt Romney's presidential campaign -- and not just because the Wisconsin congressman could wind up on the presumptive nominee's ticket.