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Will GOP Primaries Offer Clues About 2024?
Former President Trump’s power within the Republican Party will get its latest examination tonight as voters head to the polls in four states, including Georgia, where Gov. Brian Kemp (R) is on the verge of handing the ex-president his biggest loss of 2022 so far.Read More
Mayor Of Anaheim Resigns Amid Probe Involving Angels Deal
The mayor of Anaheim, California, is resigning amid a federal investigation related to his actions surrounding a plan to sell the Los Angeles Angels stadium site, the city said Monday.
Mayor Harry Sidhu resigned effective Tuesday, he said in a letter to the city. The move comes days after Anaheim said it learned about the inquiry.Read More
1 Confirmed, 6 Presumptive Monkeypox Cases In US, Government Releasing Vaccines For Exposed
With seven people in the U.S. now confirmed or presumed to have monkeypox, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the risk remains low and there's no evidence the virus has evolved to be more transmissible.
"This is not COVID," Jennifer McQuiston, deputy director of the Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology at the CDC, said during a media briefing Monday.Read More
FBI Wrongly Told Its Agents Trump-Russia Collusion Claims Had Come From DOJ, Bombshell Document Reveals
FBI agents probing since-debunked claims of a secret back channel between Donald Trump and a Russian bank believed that the allegations had originated with the Department of Justice — when in fact they came from Hillary Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann, who had shopped them to the bureau’s then-general counsel days earlier.Read More
Heard's Team Change Course On Johnny Depp Testimony
Amber Heard's team will not call Johnny Depp to the stand, a source close to Ms Heard said, a strategic U-turn in the last days of the high-profile trial.
Ms Heard's team had planned to call Mr Depp for more questioning on Monday, but changed course without explanation at midday.
Mr Depp, 58, sued his ex-wife for $50m (£40m) for a column she wrote in which she claimed to be a victim of domestic abuse. Ms Heard, 36, has countersued.Read More
New Research Unveils Wisconsin's Regional And National Appeal For Living And Doing Business
A new survey by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) reveals that both in-state and out-of-state residents view Wisconsin as a good place to do business, raise a family, and enjoy a high quality of life.Read More
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Found In Bayfield County
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has identified a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a backyard flock in Bayfield County. Birds at the site were depopulated to prevent spread of the virus.
In Wisconsin, 22 flocks in 14 counties have been confirmed with HPAI. Flock owners are encouraged to continue practicing strong biosecurity measures to protect birds from the virus and, if possible, keep domestic birds indoors away from wild birds.Read More
For Some Families, Virtual Learning Was A Hit. Wisconsin School Districts Are Trying To Meet That Need
For most Wisconsin families and students, shifting back to in-person learning last school year after months of learning from home was a relief.
But there were some students who found they liked the flexibility of virtual learning, or that they thrived in a virtual environment. As the school year wraps up, districts around the state are planning to offer long-term virtual learning to a small but significant number of families who have found that the flexibility, control and distance of learning through a screen might be what's best for their kids.Read More
Appleton Man Charged In Connection With Armed Standoff On Church Roof
The man involved in a standoff on the roof of St. Bernadette’s Parish was charged Monday.
James Cooper, 33, faces charges of recklessly endangering safety, bail jumping, disorderly conduct and possession of a firearm-adjudicated delinquent of a felony.Read More
Wisconsin Republicans Don't Take Sides In Contested Primaries For Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary Of State
The Wisconsin Republican Party won't take sides in contested primaries for several statewide offices this year following "no endorsement" votes at the annual state convention.
While the governor's race got the most attention Saturday, primary candidates for attorney general, lieutenant governor and secretary of state also failed to hit the threshold needed to earn the Republican Party's official endorsement.
The state party's rules require a candidate to receive the votes of 60 percent of delegates at the annual convention in order to earn an official endorsement.Read More