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Wisconsin man identified as $763M Powerball jackpot winner

Manuel Franco, of West Allis, came forward at a news conference Tuesday in Madison.

Winning $768M Powerball ticket sold in Wisconsin

The numbers announced Wednesday are 16, 20, 37, 44, 62 and the Powerball number is 12.

Homes flood as Missouri River overtops, breaches levees

Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger.

More evacuations in Midwest as floodwaters head downstream

Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were forced out of their homes Sunday as a torrent of Missouri River water flowed over and through levees, putting them in a situation similar to hundreds of people in neighboring Nebraska who have been displaced by the late-winter flood.

Wisconsin town rejoices after missing teen found alive

A Wisconsin teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home was found alive barely an hour’s drive away, by a woman who stumbled across the 13-year-old girl and pounded on her neighbors’ door shouting: “This is Jayme Closs! Call 911!”

Mayor: Overjoyed Wisconsin girl found OK

A Wisconsin mayor says he's overjoyed that a teenager missing since her parents were killed in October has been found alive

Possible tornadoes leave trail of damage in Wisconsin

Possible tornadoes uprooted trees, stranded train travelers, leveled a barn and snapped power lines in Wisconsin.

Stepfather of suspect in Wisconsin manhunt: Surrender

The estranged stepfather of a Wisconsin man suspected of stealing guns and threatening attacks in an anti-government manifesto sent to the White House on Tuesday urged the fugitive to surrender.

Courier-Journal Names Christopher New Executive Editor

The Courier-Journal's new executive editor is Joel Christopher, vice president of USA Today Network-Wisconsin.
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Harrodsburg man charged in Wisconsin man’s death

A Harrodsburg man was arrested Monday for his reported role in the death of a Wisconsin man, whose body was stuffed in a box and dumped in rural Kentucky, according to the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
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Suspect jailed in death of Wisconsin man found in Kentucky

Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin say a suspect is being held in the death of a Prescott man whose body was found in a box along a road in Kentucky.

Arrest made in Wisconsin after body found in Kentucky

Police in northwestern Wisconsin say a person of interest is being held in the death of a man whose body was found in a box along a road in southern Kentucky.

Body found in Bell County tied to Wisconsin homicide

A man's body was found in a box down an embankment on Industrial Road in Bell County on Tuesday that's believed to be connected to a homicide in Wisconsin, according to Kentucky State Police.

Time Warner Internet problems in Kentucky

Time Warner Internet customers in Kentucky, Ohio and Wisconsin experienced interrupted service Monday night because a server went down in Ohio, according to Time Warner technicians.
2 Kentuckians killed in plane crash

Victims of SE Wisconsin plane crash ID’ed as Kentucky men

Authorities have identified the two Kentucky men found dead in a plane crash in southeast Wisconsin over the weekend.
2 Kentuckians killed in plane crash

Cellphone signal leads searchers to crashed plane

Authorities say they tracked a cellphone to southeastern Wisconsin in their search for a small plane that was long overdue at the Experimental Aircraft Association convention.
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5 Kentucky elk brought to Wisconsin die of tick disease

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says five elk recently transferred to the state from Kentucky have died from a tick-borne disease.
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Kentucky, Wisconsin governors bet bourbon to root beer

If Wisconsin manages to stop Kentucky's win streak Saturday in their NCAA men's Final Four basketball game, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will win a basket of his own, filled with Kentucky bourbons from Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear.
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Kentucky to transfer 150 elk to Wisconsin to help build herd

Kentucky's elk herd began with seven elk from Kansas in 1997. Now the population has boomed to 10,000, and the commonwealth is helping to build a new herd in Wisconsin.
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Police Ready For Solid Blue Fans Celebration

Win or lose, Lexington Police said they were ready for anything to happen in downtown Lexington Saturday night.

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