Daily Updates

'Moonlight' sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Sunday might be dominated by “La La Land,” but Saturday belonged to “Moonlight.”

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Trump won't attend White House Correspondents’ Association dinner this spring

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, who has been criticizing the news media and is famously thin-skinned, says he won’t be attending the White House

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Transgender boy wins girls Texas state wrestling title

CYPRESS, Texas — Mack Beggs had just won a state wrestling title Saturday in a category he didn’t want to be in.

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High-risk pools looming larger in Obamacare debate

CHICAGO — As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to

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Man guilty in Dunn County woman’s death faces new charges

MENOMONIE — A former Elk Mound man sentenced to 6½ years in prison in December 2015 for the death of a passenger in a car he was driving now faces a sexual

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Eau Claire home damaged by Friday night fire

A Summit Street home caught fire Friday night in Eau Claire, causing an estimated $70,000 in damage.

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And the loser is ... 'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' top Razzies

LOS ANGELES — Neither Batman nor Dinesh D’Souza could finagle their way out of a Razzie.

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Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'

Muhammad Ali’s son, who bears the boxing great’s name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion

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Madison mayor proposes task force to encourage hip-hop scene

MADISON — The mayor of Madison is proposing a task force aimed at making Wisconsin’s capital a more welcoming place, especially for hip-hop artists and audiences.

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Rain, warmth doom Birkie; events canceled

MINNEAPOLIS — Today’s American Birkebeiner, the country’s largest cross-country ski race, is canceled, devastating skiers, race organizers and northwestern

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Major news outlets barred from White House press briefing

News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing

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Judge’s ruling is break for Cosby

PHILADELPHIA — In a major break for Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Friday that just one of the comedian’s multitude of other accusers can testify at his trial to

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Federal appeals panel casts doubt over Wisconsin voter ID claims

CHICAGO — Three federal judges expressed deep skepticism Friday over claims that Wisconsin Republicans deliberately made it harder for minorities to vote.

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Wisconsin AG Schimel appeals redistricting ruling to U.S. Supreme Court

MADISON — Wisconsin’s Republican attorney general filed an appeal Friday with the U.S. Supreme Court challenging a ruling striking down GOP-drawn legislative

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Leader-Telegram wins 26 statewide news, advertising awards

The Leader-Telegram won 14 news awards and 12 advertising awards Friday night in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest in Middleton.

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