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Brand new Spudmobile hits the road in Wisconsin Submitted: 08/19/2014

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STEVENS POINT - The Spudmobile is Wisconsin's newest addition in potato education.

The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association unveiled the Spudmobile at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Stevens Point last week.

"It was a big project, 4 years of planning and development. It cost a lot of money and we don't want it to sit parked. We want to get it out there and get people touring through it and seeing it on the road," said Tamas Houlihan.

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Motions may delay release of documents related to investigation Submitted: 08/19/2014

MADISON - It's unclear whether a federal appeals court will release nearly three dozen documents linked to a secret investigation into Governor Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign.

Prosecutors have been looking into whether Walker's campaign illegally coordinated with conservative groups.

The prosecutors are using a so-called John Doe procedure in which information is tightly controlled.

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Disabled hunters can still get out and enjoy their sport Submitted: 08/19/2014

MADISON - Disabled hunters can still get out and enjoy their sport.

Wisconsin wildlife officials remind disabled deer hunters the deadline to sign up for a special disabled hunt is approaching.

The 2014 disabled hunt is set to begin on October 4th. It will run through October 12th.

The hunt will take place on more than 76,000 acres of land that property owners have offered for use across 44 counties.

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Research in Madison may help fight Ebola virus Submitted: 08/19/2014

MADISON - Research by a University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist will hopefully help in the fight against the Ebola virus.

The strain of the Ebola virus being used is one that cannot make people sick.

The university's bio-safety manager says potential drug therapies for the virus are being tested.

The research is being done in labs that are classified with bio-safety levels of two and three, which require some precautions.

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Ranger III used for ballast water cleansing test Submitted: 08/19/2014

HOUGHTON, MI - Technicians have used a vessel that hauls passengers to Isle Royale National Park for testing a refined treatment method to rid ships' ballast water of invasive species.

Isle Royale Superintendent Phyllis Green says a marine engineering firm used the M/V Ranger III last weekend to try out prototype equipment for mixing chemicals that can kill organisms in ballast tanks. The equipment shortens the time needed to treat a ship.

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Dozens demonstrate in support of Michael Brown Submitted: 08/18/2014

MILWAUKEE - Dozens of people rallied in downtown Milwaukee to show solidarity for demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri who are demanding justice for Michael Brown, the black teenager killed by a police officer.

More than 100 people stopped traffic at a major intersection in downtown Milwaukee and a highway ramp Sunday and rallied at a park where 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton was recently shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer. The Milwaukee County district attorney is reviewing Hamilton's death. Hamilton's brother Nate was among the demonstrators.

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Michigan, others stock more than 4 million walleye Submitted: 08/18/2014

LANSING, MI - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says that with help from tribes and other partners more than 4.8 million fingerlings have been stocked this year in state waters.

The DNR Fisheries Division says that the fingerlings were reared in ponds that are critical for its cool water fisheries management. More than 20 walleye ponds were used this year. Most rely heavily on support from sportsmen's groups.

Eggs are taken from adult walleye from the Muskegon River and Little Bay De Noc. The eggs then hatch at state fish hatcheries.

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Husband accused of killing wife 30 years ago Submitted: 08/18/2014

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PORTAGE COUNTY - 30 years after the death of a woman in Portage County, prosecutors charge her husband with killing her.

Pamela Reinwand died of a gunshot wound to the head at her Plover home in May 1984. Her husband, Joseph Reinwand, told deputies then that she committed suicide over an argument after a night at a bar.

Joseph Reinwand was charged Thursday with first-degree murder. He's due for his initial appearance on the new charge Tuesday.

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Wisconsin human waste spill causes traffic delays Submitted: 08/18/2014

RACINE - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says human waste has spilled on a highway in Racine County.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/YlOfYn) the spill caused traffic delays Sunday afternoon for about three hours on Interstate 94 eastbound. The department says a ``liquid non-hazardous substance'' spilled across all lanes. It was not clear what type of vehicle the waste came from.

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Legislative Fiscal Bureau says Medicaid expansion would have saved Wisconsin $206 million Submitted: 08/17/2014

MADISON - A new report says Wisconsin would have saved about $206 million if Republican Gov. Scott Walker had decided to expand Medicaid coverage under the new federal health care law.

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