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Wisconsin: A north-central state of the United States of America
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd largest state by total area and the 20th most populous. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee, which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state is divided into 72 counties.

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Child Protective Services manager on the "heart work" performed by caseworkers

"CBS This Morning" discovered that hundreds of American children known to Child Protective Services die of maltreatment every year. To learn more, CBS News' Jericka Duncan sat down with Melissa Blom, a..
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The disturbing, heartbreaking reality of Child Protective Services caseworkers

This April, 5-year-old AJ Freund was found dead in Illinois, and his parents were charged with murder. After Freund's death, "CBS This Morning" started looking into how something like this could..
CBS News - Published

Videos for Wisconsin

Pride flag outside Wisconsin capitol sparks Republican outcry [Video]Pride flag outside Wisconsin capitol sparks Republican outcry

Conservatives in Wisconsin are decrying an executive order by Governor Tony Evers to fly the rainbow pride flag outside the state capitol building during the month of June as favoritism. Gavino Garay..

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DNA On 'Survey' Envelope Helped Police Crack Cold Murder Case, Arrest 82-Year-Old [Video]DNA On 'Survey' Envelope Helped Police Crack Cold Murder Case, Arrest 82-Year-Old

All it took was a licked envelope for Wisconsin police to arrest 82-year-old handyman Ray Vannieuwenhoven for murder. According to Newser, Vannieuweenhoven allegedly murdered a young couple on a..

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Judge Throws Book At Jayme Closs's Kidnapper [Video]Judge Throws Book At Jayme Closs's Kidnapper

A 21-year-old Wisconsin man was sentenced to prison for life Friday, for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. According to Newser, Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to two..

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Wisconsin Girl's Kidnapper Sentenced To 2 Life Sentences [Video]Wisconsin Girl's Kidnapper Sentenced To 2 Life Sentences

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Jake Patterson, the Wisconsin man who kidnapped 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdered her parents, was sentenced to two consecutive terms of life..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Family Of Wisconsin Girl Calls Kidnapper 'Monster' In Testimony [Video]Family Of Wisconsin Girl Calls Kidnapper 'Monster' In Testimony

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, family members of 13 year-old Jayme Closs called the Wisconsin man who murdered her parents and kidnapped her a 'monster' who stole her 'normal life' in..

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Wisconsin Man Faces Life In Prison For Kidnapping Jayme Closs, Murdering Parents [Video]Wisconsin Man Faces Life In Prison For Kidnapping Jayme Closs, Murdering Parents

(Reuters) - The Wisconsin man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs after murdering her parents and terrifying a rural community will learn on Friday whether he will spend the rest..

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Wisconsin Man Who Kidnapped Girl, Murdered Parents To Learn Fate [Video]Wisconsin Man Who Kidnapped Girl, Murdered Parents To Learn Fate

Reuters reports a Wisconsin man will learn on Friday whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Jake Patterson was accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs after murdering her parents...

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How The 2020 Election Can Go Off The Rails [Video]How The 2020 Election Can Go Off The Rails

The 2020 election is less than two-years away. Politico reports there are concerns the election could go off the rails. Three states - Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan - gave President Trump his..

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Donald Trump Jokingly Fires Sarah Huckabee Sanders At Wisconsin Rally [Video]Donald Trump Jokingly Fires Sarah Huckabee Sanders At Wisconsin Rally

President Donald Trump joked that Sarah Huckabee Sanders has become "too popular" with his audience at a rally held in Green Bay, Wisconsin on April 27. Trump then jokingly told Sanders she was fired.

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Can't Take A Joke? Trump Admin Demands All Staff Boycott WH Correspondents Dinner [Video]Can't Take A Joke? Trump Admin Demands All Staff Boycott WH Correspondents Dinner

The White House is ordering all staff to boycott the 2019 annual White House Correspondents Dinner on April 27th. According to Business Insider, the move comes as President Donald Trump escalates his..

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Winner Of Third-Largest U.S. lottery Jackpot Comes Forward [Video]Winner Of Third-Largest U.S. lottery Jackpot Comes Forward

The winner of the third-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history revealed himself on Tuesday as a 24-year-old man from Wisconsin, telling reporters he did not get around to checking the numbers till a..

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Foxconn Facility May Be Renegotiated After Failing To Create Jobs As Promised [Video]Foxconn Facility May Be Renegotiated After Failing To Create Jobs As Promised

According to a report by Gizmodo, the people of Wisconsin have been left trying to figure out what to do about a Foxconn facility that has so failed to create thousands of jobs as it was promised to..

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How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say

A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried.
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Jayme Closs: Hometown Hero

CBS News journalists explore the courage of Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs, held captive for 88 days before escaping, and how she and her community have bonded to help her heal
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A community comes together to support Jayme Closs

"As tragic as this whole thing is and-- it's brought to light for me just what human kindness can do," Barron, Wis. resident tells Gayle King
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Inside Jayme Closs' escape and rescue

In January, kidnapping victim Jayme Closs, 13, escaped her captor in the north woods of Wisconsin. With the recent release of 911 calls from the case, "48 Hours" has an inside look at the 29 minutes..
CBS News - Published

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