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Government, Police & Fire
Fear over multimillion dollar lawsuits has prompted many departments to strictly follow requirements in the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act that may or may not apply. And in doing so, they're violating the state's open records law.
We wrote last month about a man who won a settlement from the Cheesecake Factory after he was sickened by fish he ate there. Do concerns about food poisoning color your habits eating out or at home?
Police & Fire
The Court of Appeals reversed the conviction of bus driver Gene A. Echols, citing errors made by the trial court. He was convicted in 2010 of sexually assaulting a student on the bus.
News, Patch's House & Home
This 4,500-square-foot home in Racine has a fireplace picture windows looking out over the lake.
The long, late winter has sent three owl species south, looking for food. The DNR has safe viewing tips for people lucky enough to glimpse the great grey owl, hawk owl and boreal owl.
Some say the changes Act 10 brought about for teacher compensation could lead to resignations—and possibly a decline in the quality of education offered in Whitefish Bay. Others think it's much ado about nothing.
The member communities have approved spending up to $2,000 on a facilitator who will look at the funding structure and possibly recommend changes.
This week's regional crime roundup also includes a guilty plea in the case against a man who killed a service dog and injured the dog's owner in a hit-and-run crash.
The Badgers and Golden Eagles both received their assignments in the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Find out when they play and how to watch them.
Rep. Jim Ott plans to introduce six bills that would increase penalties for drunk driving across the board, from making first offenses criminal charges to introducing minimum sentence requirements for other offenses.
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