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Second Round Of Ukraine Talks Set To Begin As Russia Bombards Key Cities

An adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tweeted that negotiators were on their way to a second round of peace talks with Russia. Russia's foreign minister said earlier that Russia would not stop attacking Ukraine's military infrastructure as a precondition, despite Ukraine's demands.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Introduces Bill Named For Amir Locke To Curb No-Knock Warrants

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., introduced a bill on Tuesday calling for strict limitations on no-knock warrants in drug-related investigations. The bill, named for Amir Locke, would also ban "quick-knock" warrants, nighttime warrants, and the use of explosive devices, chemical weapons, and military grade firearms while warrants are carried out.

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Jan. 6 Panel Argues Trump Was Involved In ‘Criminal Conspiracy’ To Overturn Election

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol argued in a new court filing that former President Donald Trump and members of his campaign were part of a conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election results. “The Select Committee ... has a good-faith basis for concluding that the President and members of his Campaign engaged in a criminal conspiracy to defraud the United States,” the panel wrote in A legal brief.

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Congressman Van Taylor Of Texas Suspends Reelection Campaign After Admitting Infidelity

North Texas Congressman Van Taylor suspended his reelection campaign Wednesday after he admitted having had an extramarital affair. He had also been forced into a primary runoff election after winning 49% of the vote on Tuesday, short of the 50% necessary to avert the runoff.

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Latest ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Disaster Has Fans ‘Screaming At The TV’

Continuing a long series of controversial on air moments, Tuesday night’s “Wheel of Fortune” episode has social media watchdogs barking about the show’s “dumbest moment ever.” However, longtime show host Pat Sajak has since taken issue with vitriol that has been aimed at contestants — tweeting that “it’s okay to laugh” but also telling haters to “cut them some slack” and “have a little heart.”

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Wisconsin Headlines

Biden Touts Bipartisan Infrastructure Law During Superior Visit

Fresh off his State of the Union address, President Joe Biden today held up an aging bridge he visited ahead of a speech on the UW–Superior campus as an example of projects that will be funded through the bipartisan infrastructure law. Biden said the John A. Blatnik Memorial Bridge in Superior is in trouble “for the same reasons” a bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed just hours before the president’s January visit there to discuss infrastructure.

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Judge Rules Against Vos, Gableman In Open Records Lawsuit

A Wisconsin judge has ruled that Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and former state Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman denied or delayed access to requested public records related to the investigation into the 2020 presidential election.

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Breaking Down The ‘Zuckerberg 5′ In Wisconsin Election Report; CTCL Derides Allegations

The organization behind the grants cited multiple times throughout the Wisconsin Special Counsel’s report rejected its allegations, citing legal decisions and the way the grants were awarded. The grants, coupled with other allegations, were cited by Special Counsel Michael Gableman on Tuesday when he recommended lawmakers seriously consider decertifying President Joe Biden’s victory.

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Wisconsin Firms With Russian Trade Partners Struggle With Sanctions

For some Wisconsin companies with trade partners in Russia, current economic sanctions against Russia over its aggression in Ukraine is familiar territory. There were sanctions and economic disruption in 2014 when Russia invaded Crimea. President Cindy Brown of Chippewa Valley Bean in Menomonie tells 27 News she'd been selling kidney beans to a Russian company for nearly two decades when the sanctions stopped that trade eight years ago.

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DNR To End Online Hunter Education Option For Students Under Age 18

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the temporary all-online hunter education course option will end at midnight on Sunday, March 20, 2022, for those under 18-years-old.

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Last Update: Mar 03, 2022 7:59 am CST

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