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Superior diocese publishes list of credibly accused clergy

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SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Superior published names last week of almost two dozen clergy that it says have had credible claims of sexually abusing minors made against them. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that many of the allegations date back 30 years or more. The diocese ...

Parade killings judge nears decision on Supreme Court run

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WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The judge who presided over the trial of the man convicted of killing six people during the Waukesha Christmas parade said Monday that she will make a decision on whether to run for the Wisconsin Supreme Court "in the coming days." Waukesha County Circuit Judge ...

Study: App for Anishinaabe to track fish consumption works

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LANSING, Mich. — A new study has demonstrated how an advisory program designed for the Anishinaabe is a useful tool for tracking fish consumption in Great Lakes tribes. The research collaboration among the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan and the Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority in Sault ...

Wisconsin eyes changes for military voting by absentee

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials are weighing whether changes to military absentee voting are needed after a top Milwaukee election official was charged with fraud in false requests for military absentee ballots just days before the Nov. 8 election. Kimberly Zapata, former ...

After election, states weigh abortion protections, bans

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democrats hope to use their newfound political control in some states to guarantee that women have access to abortion, while some GOP strongholds may temper their efforts to deepen restrictions after poorer-than-expected results in the midterms. Even after their gains ...

Cavalieri promoted to chief engineer at Mackinac Bridge

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ST. IGNACE — It’s a changing of the guard at the Mackinac Bridge Authority. Assistant Bridge Engineer Cole Cavalieri will assume the role of chief bridge engineer, as current Chief Engineer Julie Neph retires after 30 years at the Authority. Neph, who has been with the MBA for most of ...