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$1 million bond set for man in wife's death, house explosion.

Bond is set at $1 million for a Wisconsin man who authorities say killed his wife and tried to cover it up by blowing up their house.

- FOX News - US

Wisconsin appeals court upholds state's 'right-to-work' law.

A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state's "right-to-work" law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues. The decision by the state's 3rd District Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling from 2016 finding it violated the state ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Wisconsin appeals court upholds state's 'right-to-work' law.

A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state's “right-to-work” law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues. The decision by the state's 3rd District Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruli...

- The Raw Story - US

Wisconsin appeals court upholds state's 'right-to-work' law.

A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state's "right-to-work" law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues. The ruling by the state's 3rd District Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling from 2016. In July, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Nine NBA teams lost money last year, and it's going to set up a fight about revenue-sharing.

Nam Y. Huh/APA big report from ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe revealed 14 NBA teams lost money last season, with nine of them still finishing in the red after revenue-sharing, according to league documents. According to ESPN, the Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Memphis Grizzlies, ...

- Business Insider - US

Wisconsin governor signs $3 billion Foxconn bill into law.

Gov. Scott Walker signed a $3 billion incentive package Monday for Foxconn Technology Group to build a flat-screen plant in southeastern Wisconsin, a deal he says will provide thousands of jobs for generations. The governor signed the bill during a packed ceremony at Gateway Technical College in...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Wisconsin governor signs $3 billion Foxconn bill into law.

Gov. Scott Walker signed a $3 billion incentive package Monday for Foxconn Technology Group to build a flat-screen plant in southeastern Wisconsin, a deal he says will provide thousands of … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Wisconsin governor signs Foxconn bill into law.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a $3 billion incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group into law on Monday, that would allow the technology giant to build a flat-screen plant in southeastern Wisconsin.         

- USA TODAY - US

Wisconsin governor signs bill offering Foxconn $3 billion in tax credits.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a $3-billion incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group, setting up the Taiwanese technology giant to become the country's biggest foreign recipient of state subsidies. "Foxconn's creation of 13,000 good-paying, family-supporting WI jobs will...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs $3 Billion Foxconn Incentive Deal.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill that would give Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group $3 billion in economic incentives to open a mega-plant in the state.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Chief: Man accused of shooting wife is 'calculated killer'.

A Wisconsin police chief says he believes a man accused of fatally shooting his wife and blowing up their house will say she asked him to kill her.

- FOX News - US

A man in Wisconsin killed his wife then blew up his house to cover up the crime, police say

There had been no formal reports of missing people - not from family or friends or neighbours - during the weeks, or even months, that police believe Lee Anne Pirus was dead in her Wisconsin home.She had been shot and killed weeks...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Female photographer who covered Iwo Jima and Okinawa is named honorary Marine

A photographer from Wisconsin believed to be the first female American journalist killed in a war has become an honorary Marine.Dickey Chapelle was 47 when ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marine

A photographer from Wisconsin believed to be the first female American journalist killed in a war has become an honorary Marine.

- FOX News - US

Wisconsin approves $3bn deal for Foxconn factory

It is believed to be the largest incentive package for a foreign company in US history.

- BBC - UK

A.M. notes: Hurricane Maria nears Caribbean, Wisconsin fans shocked by BYU, Provo couple finds success

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here's a look at the top world, national, Utah and trending news for Sept. 18.

- Deseret News - US

Wisconsin governor signs $3 billion Foxconn bill into law

Gov. Scott Walker signed a $3 billion incentive package Monday for Foxconn Technology Group to build a flat-screen plant in southeastern Wisconsin, a deal he says will provide thousands of jobs for generations.

- PhysOrg - NL

Dude crashes his parachute in a packed stadium of football fans

Yep, everyone saw that. A display of human skill and courage went awry on Saturday during a college football match when a Navy parachuter missed the field and crashed right into the side of the stands. Wisconsin was facing off against BYU in Provo, Utah, but a little pregame entertainment stole the show. Multiple Navy ...

- Mashable! - US

Latest: Walker says Foxconn to announce plant location soon

STURTEVANT, Wis. — The Latest on Wisconsin legislators' efforts to bring a Foxconn Technology Group plant to southeastern Wisconsin :

- Billings Gazette - US

Chick-fil-A continuing its expansion in Milwaukee area

​Milwaukee area developer Dimitri Dimitropoulos said he is completing a deal to bring the first Chick-fil-A restaurant to Kenosha County.

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Wisconsin Gov. Walker to sign $3 billion incentive package for Foxconn

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign into law a $3 billion incentive package for electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group. Walker announced Sunday that he will sign the bill on Monday at Gateway Technical College near Racine. That southeast part of Wisconsin is where the Taiwan-based company...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Police: Wisconsin man caused home blast to mask wife killing

Police have arrested a Wisconsin man suspected of killing his wife and blowing up their home to try to cover up the crime.

- FOX News - US

The Supreme Court is set to hear a gerrymandering case that could change the political landscape

Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed. That could soon change, with the nine justices ...

- Business Insider - US

Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top U.S. court

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON - It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed. Wisconsin officials point to the difficulty of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top U.S. court

It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States - manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering - and one the Supreme Court has never curbed. Wisconsin officials point to the difficulty of having courts craft a workable ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Wisconsin girl who stabbed classmate to please character Slender Man will avoid prison

A jury determined that she was mentally ill at the time of the attack.

- Global News - CA

‘Dress-wearing’ students must submit photos before dances, Wisconsin high school says

New policy comes as girls and women are pushing back at dress codes they see as body-shaming and directed almost exclusively at the female body.

- USA TODAY - US

Genetic diversity in high school and later-life outcomes

While diversity can lead to more innovation and better problem solving, it can also cause competition and conflict. This column examines the effect of genetic diversity among high school students in Wisconsin on their socioeconomic outcomes later in life. Genetic diversity is associated with more years of schooling, and ...

- VoxEU - UK

Wisconsin teen avoids prison over 'Slender Man' attack

A jury agreed Anissa Weier, 15, was mentally ill when she and her friend Morgan Geyser, stabbed Payton Leutner 19 times in 2014.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Jury: Wisconsin girl mentally ill in stabbing of classmate

A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will...

- Deseret News - US

‘Dress-wearing’ students must submit photos before dances, Wisconsin high school says

New policy comes as girls and women are pushing back at dress codes they see as body-shaming and directed almost exclusively at the female body.         

- USA TODAY - US

Slender Man trial: Girl found mentally ill in stabbing

A Wisconsin girl who admitted participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined yesterday that she was mentally ill at the time.Prosecutors said Anissa...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Wisconsin teen found mentally ill in stabbing of classmate to please Slender Man

A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined Friday that she was mentally ill at the time of the attack.

- FOX News - US

No prison for girl who stabbed classmate to please Slender Man

A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man avoids prison after a jury determines she was mentally ill at the time of the attack.

- ABC News - AU

Jury says teen in 'Slenderman' stabbing case was mentally ill

A jury on Friday determined that a 15-year-old Wisconsin girl who stabbed her classmate 19 times to please a fictional online character named "Slenderman" was mentally ill at the time of the attack. As a result, Anissa Weier will avoid jail time and instead be committed to a mental institution. Weier was 12 years old when ...

- The Week - US

Verdict in Slender Man Case Rejected

A Wisconsin girl who admitted helping her friend stab their classmate nearly to death to please online horror character Slender Man was lonely, depressed and descended into "madness," her attorney said Friday as she pleaded with a jury to send the girl to a mental hospital rather than prison. The...

- Newser - US

Jury accepts Anissa Weier's insanity plea in 'Slender Man' stabbing

A Wisconsin jury agreed that one of the two girls involved in the "Slender Man" stabbing shouldn't be held criminally responsible due to mental illness.

- UPI - US

Girl who stabbed classmate to please online horror character avoids prison

A Wisconsin girl who admitted stabbing a classmate to please online horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined that she was mentally ill at the time of the attack. Anissa Weier trembled as the jury's verdict was read after a week of testimony and some 11 hours of deliberations. Her attorney said ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Slender Man stabbing: Anissa Weier found mentally ill

The Wisconsin girl was accused of helping stab a classmate to please the horror character in 2014.

- BBC - UK

Slenderman attacker descended into 'madness'

A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slenderman will avoid prison after a jury determined Friday that she was mentally ill at the time of the attack.Anissa Weier...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Girl relieved at verdict in Slender Man case

WAUKESHA, Wis. — The Latest on a jury trial to decide whether a Wisconsin girl accused of helping stab a classmate to please horror character Slender Man is mentally competent :

- Billings Gazette - US

Jury: Wisconsin girl mentally ill in stabbing of classmate

WAUKESHA, Wis. — A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined that she was mentally ill at the time of the…

- Billings Gazette - US

Wisconsin jury finds girl in Slenderman case not responsible

MILWAUKEE - A Wisconsin jury on Friday found that one of two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate and friend to please a fictional character named Slenderman was not responsible for her actions during the attack because she was mental ill.

- Reuters - US

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- Matador Network - US

Wisconsin girl in Slender Man killing to be committed instead of jailed

A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Wisconsin jury finds girl in Slenderman case not responsible

A Wisconsin jury on Friday found that one of two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate and friend to please a fictional character named Slenderman was not responsible for her actions during the attack because she was mental ill. The Waukesha County Circuit Court jury decision sends Anissa Weier, 15, to a state ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Jury finds Wisconsin girl mentally ill in Slender Man stabbing case

A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined Friday that she was mentally ill at the time of the attack. Anissa Weier trembled as the jury's verdict was read after a week of testimony...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Jury: Wisconsin girl mentally ill in stabbing of classmate

A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined Friday that she was … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Jury: Wisconsin girl mentally ill in stabbing of classmate

A Wisconsin girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined that she was mentally … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

The Latest: Girl in Slender Man attack found mentally ill

The Latest on a jury trial to decide whether a Wisconsin girl accused of helping stab a classmate to please horror character Slender Man is mentally competent : … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

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