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Power Station Fires Knock Out Service to Thousands in Madison

Power Station Fires Knock Out Service to Thousands in Madison

Fires at two power substations in Wisconsin’s capital have knocked out power to more than 11,000 customers on what is promising to be a sweltering day. An explosion and fire at the Madison Gas and Electric main power center sent a plume of thick, black smoke over Madison’s east side about 7:40 a.m. Friday. A…

Cool Locations Open at UW-Whitewater During Heat Advisory

Cool Locations Open at UW-Whitewater During Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Walworth and Rock counties for Thursday and Friday, with temperatures in the 90s and heat index values in the 100s. Community members are invited to escape the heat in the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s air-conditioned buildings. These locations are open to the public during the following…

Memes Posted by Deputy Warden Investigated by Department of Corrections

Memes Posted by Deputy Warden Investigated by Department of Corrections

The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is investigating two memes posted online by a deputy warden.  Richard Schneiter posted a meme of two garbage bags next to a Muslim woman and child, with a Facebook caption saying the woman had three beautiful children.  In another Facebook posting, Schneiter posted a meme with the Confederate flag next…

Heat Advisory: Jefferson County Posts List of Area Cooling Shelters

Heat Advisory: Jefferson County Posts List of Area Cooling Shelters

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for today through Friday evening. Here is a list of area cooling shelters. Dwight Foster Library     920-563-7790                 209 Merchants Avenue                                       …

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Brewers Wipe Out 4-Run Deficit, Beat Diamondbacks 7-4

Brewers Wipe Out 4-Run Deficit, Beat Diamondbacks 7-4

A grand slam by Brewers shortstop Tyler Saladino wiped out a four-run Arizona lead, then the Brewers scored three times in the seventh to win yesterday 7-4.  Saladino was hitting .102 when he connected with the bases loaded.  Mike Moustakas hit a go-ahead three-run homer and put the Brewers ahead late again, chopping a single…

Brewers Score in Late Innings to Take 5-1 Win at Arizona

Brewers Score in Late Innings to Take 5-1 Win at Arizona

The Brewers scored three times in the eighth inning to break a 1-1 tie on the way to a 5-1 win at Arizona Thursday night.  A run-scoring single by Orlando Arcia put the Brewers up and handed Zach Davies his eighth win of the season.  Davies pitched seven innings giving up five hits and a…

Brewers Survive Atlanta Rally, Win 5-4

Brewers Survive Atlanta Rally, Win 5-4

Josh Hader struck out Atlanta’s Ozzie Albies with the tying run on third base in the ninth inning, protecting the Brewers’ 5-4 win Wednesday afternoon.  Homers by Manny Pina and Christian Yelich had given Milwaukee a five-run lead entering the eighth inning.  Rookie second baseman Keston Hiura was eight-for-11 in the series as the Brewers…

 
 
 
 
 

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