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Wisconsin COVID-19 hospitalizations reach record high

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin COVID-19 hospitalizations have reached a pandemic high, surpassing the state's previous record by a single patient. The latest data shared by the Wisconsin Hospital Association indicates that as of Wednesday, 2,278 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19…

Inbound East Washington Ave. reopens at Lien Rd. following crash

MADISON, Wis. -- All inbound lanes of East Washington Avenue have reopened at Lien Road Wednesday afternoon following a crash, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The crash was reported shortly after 2 p.m. East Washington Avenue reopened around…

Wisconsin election commissioners balk at GOP data request

Members of the bipartisan Wisconsin Elections Commission balked at a massive request for voter data and other information by six Republican state lawmakers, but did not order that the request be denied. Instead, the commission said Tuesday that the lawmakers should be told how much it would cost, how long it would take, and what information can’t be provided. The request by Republican Rep. Janel Brandtjen and five others came last month. They have been leading voices in questioning President Joe Biden’s election win in Wisconsin. Commission chair Ann Jacobs says the request is “absolutely insane.”

Evers attorney: Complaint over Milwaukee prosecutor invalid

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A complaint demanding that Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers remove Milwaukee County's district attorney from office over a bail recommendation for a man who later drove his SUV through a suburban parade isn't valid, an attorney hired by the governor's administration concluded Tuesday.