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States create anti-propaganda programs

As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, individual states are ramping up education efforts to counter the threat posed by foreign disinformation campaigns to US elections.

Federal judge rebukes Trump attacks on courts

A federal district court judge took a broad, unprecedented swipe against President Donald Trump on Thursday, accusing his administration of launching a "great assault on our judiciary."

New York tax investigators to meet with Cohen's attorney

New York state tax department investigators are scheduled to meet Tuesday with an attorney for President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, as part of a state probe regarding Cohen and the Trump Organization that comes as federal prosecutors have asked state and local prosecutors' offices to avoid taking steps that could interfere with their federal case, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Duck boat operator, captains subject of federal criminal investigation

A federal criminal investigation into a deadly duck boat sinking on a Missouri lake was initiated after the US Coast Guard determined the 17 deaths resulted from "misconduct, negligence or inattention to the duties" by the captain of the duck boat, according to a court document filed Wednesday.

5 ways the government shutdown could be bad for your health

A government shutdown could potentially hurt the health of more than the government workers who will be plagued with the uncertainty and stress of not knowing when they'll get back to work and collect a paycheck. The shutdown could impact you, too.

Police: Man wanted on drug charges found hiding in closet

29-year-old faces charges of persistent drug dealing on south side, officials say

A man wanted on several felony bench warrants for dealing drugs was arrested Tuesday afternoon when officers found him hiding in an apartment closet, according to a release.

Rock county not releasing names of multiple time drunk drivers

The Rock County Sheriff says a federal law means they may no longer release the names of drunk drivers

The Rock County Sheriff says a federal law means they may no longer release the names of drunk drivers, but the new policy at the department may be revisited as soon as Monday.

Federal help coming to state for propane crisis

Governor, senator ask administration to assist state with propane shortage

The Obama administration is removing transportation restrictions that could slow the delivery of propane to Wisconsin. The move came in response to a request from Gov. Scott Walker.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

Federal officials to continue feedback sessions on Asian carp plan with Traverse City meeting

Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.