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Lawmaker promises to pass special needs vouchers

Bill failed to pass last year

A Republican lawmaker whose daughter has Down syndrome says a bill to create a voucher program to help students with special needs attend private school in Wisconsin will pass "one way or another."

Janesville man charged with 6th OWI

Sheriff: Caller observed driver "passed out" before deputies arrived

A man who was observed to be "passed out" in his vehicle is facing his sixth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Department.

County board approves new 5-year deal for 911 director

DeJung has been under fire recently for center performance

The Dane County Board has unanimously approved a new five-year contract for 911 Center director John DeJung, despite concerns by some law enforcement about slow response times at the center.

Pain drug prescription rate called 'shocking'

One lawmaker calls rate "shocking"

Wisconsin residents last year received more than two million prescriptions for hydrocodone with acetaminophen, the generic equivalent of Vicodin, according to data from the state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). That's more than double any other prescribed medicine, a figure one leading state lawmaker called "shocking."

Rasmus, Bautista HRs help Jays beat Brewers 10-9

Axford blows save by giving up back-to-back homers

Colby Rasmus and Jose Bautista erased a one-run deficit with back-to-back home runs off closer John Axford in the ninth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-9 on Tuesday night.

Rasmus, Bautista HRs help Jays beat Brewers 10-9

Axford blows save by giving up back-to-back homers

Colby Rasmus and Jose Bautista erased a one-run deficit with back-to-back home runs off closer John Axford in the ninth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-9 on Tuesday night.

Wis. GOP lawmaker to decide on recount option

Race will determine who controls state Senate

State Sen. Van Wanggaard is expected to announce whether he wants a recount in last week's recall election. The outcome determines the majority party in the state Senate.

Wis. GOP lawmaker to decide on recount option

Race will determine who controls state Senate

State Sen. Van Wanggaard is expected to announce whether he wants a recount in last week's recall election. The outcome determines the majority party in the state Senate.