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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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Wisconsin Gov. Evers: Foxconn wants to revise its huge deal

The Democrat is rebuking state Republican leaders' claims he's trying to undermine the electronic giant's contract
CBS News - Published

Wisconsin Powerball winner: "I screamed for about 5 or 10 minutes"

Nearly a month after the third largest jackpot in U.S. history, we finally know the identity of the Wisconsin man who became an overnight multi-millionaire. Manuel Franco, 24, claimed the $768 million..
CBS News - Published

Videos for Wisconsin

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

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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Bernie Sanders reaches out to working-class voters in a five-state swing [Video]Bernie Sanders reaches out to working-class voters in a five-state swing

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds rallies across five battleground states that voted for Donald Trump in the last election. Sanders blasted the president for "lying" to voters when he..

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Autism Is Sweeping The Country--And No One Knows Why [Video]Autism Is Sweeping The Country--And No One Knows Why

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals autism rates have surged at an alarming rate since 2010. The CDC reports the average rate of autism is 1 in 59 for children in..

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Teen says he's boy who vanished eight years ago [Video]Teen says he's boy who vanished eight years ago

Police say Timmothy Pitzen, an Illinois boy who went missing in 2011 may have been found in Kentucky. Linda So reports.

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68-Year-Old Wisconsin Woman Faces Up To 10 Years In Prison Following Cruise Ship Arrest [Video]68-Year-Old Wisconsin Woman Faces Up To 10 Years In Prison Following Cruise Ship Arrest

A 68-year-old Wisconsin woman is looking at a hefty prison sentence following her arrest aboard a Carnival Cruise ship. Carol Ann McNeill-Skripal faces up to 10 years in a Cayman Islands prison after a..

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Appeals Court Reinstates Some Wisconsin Lame-Duck Laws [Video]Appeals Court Reinstates Some Wisconsin Lame-Duck Laws

The laws passed by the Wisconsin state legislature last year stripped some powers from the now-current governor and attorney general.

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$768 Million Powerball Winner Is In Wisconsin [Video]$768 Million Powerball Winner Is In Wisconsin

A highway billboard promoting the current Powerball jackpot lottery reaches out to commuters in Los Angeles , California, U.S., March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) - A winning ticket was sold..

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Who Won The $768 Million Powerball [Video]Who Won The $768 Million Powerball

A highway billboard promoting the current Powerball jackpot lottery reaches out to commuters in Los Angeles , California, U.S., March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) - A winning ticket was sold..

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Powerball Draw Is 3rd Biggest Ever [Video]Powerball Draw Is 3rd Biggest Ever

A highway billboard promoting the current Powerball jackpot lottery reaches out to commuters in Los Angeles , California, U.S., March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) - A winning ticket was sold..

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Winning $768M Powerball ticket sold in Wisconsin [Video]Winning $768M Powerball ticket sold in Wisconsin

Winning $768M Powerball ticket sold in Wisconsin

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Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Jayme Closs, Killing Parents [Video]Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Jayme Closs, Killing Parents

Jake Patterson is accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents.

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Accused WI kidnapper pleads guilty to murder [Video]Accused WI kidnapper pleads guilty to murder

A Wisconsin man accused of abducting a young girl after murdering her parents pleaded guilty in Barron, Wisconsin on Wednesday to murder and kidnapping charges. Gavino Garay reports.

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Wisconsin Man Charged With Kidnapping Jayme Closs Due In Court [Video]Wisconsin Man Charged With Kidnapping Jayme Closs Due In Court

FILE PHOTO: Jake Patterson, 21, accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl after murdering her parents, appears via live video from jail, wearing an orange jumpsuit, during his first court appearance in..

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6 States Recall Avocados [Video]6 States Recall Avocados

Henry Avocado Corporation has issued a recall for whole avocados over listeria concerns. The recall impacts avocados shipped to Arizona, California, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and..

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WI governor 'happy' with judge's call on GOP laws [Video]WI governor 'happy' with judge's call on GOP laws

A Wisconsin judge on Thursday blocked legislation passed by Republican lawmakers during a December lame-duck session intended to curb the powers of newly elected Democratic Governor Tony Evers, calling..

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Wisconsin GOP Flubs in Comparing Veteran, Immigrant Tuition [Video]Wisconsin GOP Flubs in Comparing Veteran, Immigrant Tuition

Wisconsin lawmakers conflated two separate programs that don't make for a good apples-to-apples comparison.

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Wisconsin Judge Blocks Laws Passed in Special Session [Video]Wisconsin Judge Blocks Laws Passed in Special Session

The state legislature passed three laws in a December 2018 special session aimed at stripping power from the now-governor and attorney general.

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Nebraska Gov. Says Farmers Hit the Worst by Flooding [Video]Nebraska Gov. Says Farmers Hit the Worst by Flooding

According to early estimates, over $1 billion worth of crops and livestock may have been lost.

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Could Oregon Pull An Upset Over Wisconsin? [Video]Could Oregon Pull An Upset Over Wisconsin?

The Oregon Ducks are strong heading into the NCAA Tournament. Coming off a 20-point win against the UW Huskies in the Pac-12 championship, will the Ducks keep rolling with a first round upset over the..

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Mike Pence Scheduled To Visit Flooded Midwestern States [Video]Mike Pence Scheduled To Visit Flooded Midwestern States

Devastating floods continuted to affect Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday after leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. Reuters reports flooding stretched..

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Pence tells flood victims 'We're with you' [Video]Pence tells flood victims 'We're with you'

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday toured the damage in hard-hit Nebraska after widespread flooding in the Midwest left at least four people dead. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Deadly floods in Midwest cause widespread damage [Video]Deadly floods in Midwest cause widespread damage

More rain this week could worsen the already devastating floods in the Midwest that have killed at least four people, and inundated stretches of Nebraska and Iowa along the Missouri River. Jillian..

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Flooding Expected to Continue in the Midwest [Video]Flooding Expected to Continue in the Midwest

In Nebraska alone, flood waters have already broken records in at least 17 places.

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24-year-old wins $768 million Powerball jackpot

A 24-year-old man from Wisconsin stepped forward Thursday to claim a $768 million Powerball jackpot. The prize is the third largest in history. "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor has more on the lucky..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

Supreme Court stumped by the case of the unconscious drunken driver

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday wrestled with whether police need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious suspect's blood in a case involving a Wisconsin man convicted of drunken driving..
Reuters - Published

Donald Trump tells staff to boycott White House Correspondents Association dinner

Donald Trump has told his aides he does not want them to attend the WHCA dinner and he himself will skip the dinner to hold a rally in Wisconsin.
USATODAY.com - Published

'I screamed': Winner of third-largest U.S. lottery jackpot steps 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..
Reuters - Published

24-year-old Wisc. man wins $763 million lottery

A 24-year-old suburban Milwaukee man says he screamed for about 5 or 10 minutes after realizing he won a $763 million Powerball jackpot, the third largest in U.S. lottery history. (April 23)
USATODAY.com - Published

Milwaukee area man, 24, wins $768 million Powerball jackpot, 'felt lucky' buying ticket

The winning ticket was sold at a Speedway gas station in New Berlin, Wisconsin to 24-year-old Manuel Franco.
USATODAY.com - Published

Wisconsin freshman quarterback Graham Mertz already turning heads after warm welcome

Graham Mertz is just a freshman spring enrollee, but he is already making a big impression among Wisconsin quarterbacks and could start this fall.
USATODAY.com - Published

The oldest known tree in Wisconsin is a 1,300-year-old cedar growing from a cliff

The oldest tree in Wisconsin is not a towering pine or a massive oak. It's a scrub of a tree growing unnoticed from the side of a cliff.
USATODAY.com - Published

Wisconsin woman taught bomb-making online for Islamic State: prosecutors

A Wisconsin woman used hacked Facebook accounts to provide lessons in making bombs and poison on behalf of the Islamic State militant group, prosecutors said Monday.
Reuters - Published

Wisconsin Woman Used Hacked Facebook Accounts to Recruit for ISIS, Prosecutors Say

In two unrelated cases, the woman, Waheba Issa Dais, and a Wisconsin man pleaded guilty to crimes related to providing support for the Islamic State.
NYTimes.com - Published

Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project

Taiwan's Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin, days after the U.S. state's governor said he wanted to..
Reuters - Published

Wisconsin governor says he wants to renegotiate Foxconn contract

Wisconsin's governor said on Wednesday he wants to renegotiate the state's contract with Foxconn Technology Group Ltd because the Taiwanese company is not expected to reach its job creation goals for..
Reuters - Published

Tiger Woods bettor has long criminal record in Wisconsin

The gambler who hit it big on Tiger Woods' Masters victory has a lengthy criminal record in Wisconsin
USATODAY.com - Published

Who is James Adducci, the $1.2 million winner who bet on Tiger Woods?

The Wisconsin native gave conflicting reports to various outlets after collecting his winnings, and USA TODAY Sports has uncovered long criminal past.
USATODAY.com - Published

Wisconsin man's bet on Tiger won him more than $1.2 million

James Adducci risked $85,000 on the wager in Las Vegas, despite claiming he never placed a sports bet before
CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

Wisconsin teen gunned down grandparents, planned to 'cause harm' at his high school: Police

The 17-year-old boy arrested Sunday at a Wisconsin home where two people were found dead may have planned to 'cause harm' at his high school.
USATODAY.com - Published

Woods' Masters win earns man $1.2 million from first sports wager

A Wisconsin man who bet $85,000 on Tiger Woods to win the Masters was handed a check for $1.275 million by bookmaker William Hill on Monday.
Reuters - Published

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