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Polaris Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The families of two Arizona women who died last year in Utah when their ATVs caught fire after tipping over have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that made the vehicle: Polaris Industries.…

Frito Lay Issues Recall Due to Salmonella Risks

Frito Lay announced a voluntary recall of select Jalapeno Flavored Lay's Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeno Flavored Miss Vickie's Kettle Cooked Potato Chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning. This action is a direct result…

Trump, Walker Discuss Wisconsin Dairy Dispute

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Governor Scott Walker says he spoke with President Donald Trump about the nearly 40 Wisconsin dairy farmers desperately seeking help after being dropped by their milk buyer following a Canadian policy change. Walker told Trump on…

Wisconsin Dairy Farms Face Closure Due to Canadian Policies

MOSINEE, Wis. (AP) - A cheese factory in central Wisconsin is offering a lifeline to a handful of dairy farms threatened by Canada's milk pricing policies that may force other farms to close. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Mullins…

First Battalion Aviation Unit Deploys to the Middle East

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Dozens of Wisconsin National Guard members from the First Battalion's 147th Aviation unit are being sent to the Middle East until January. Hundreds of friends and family members attended a special send-off ceremony at Madison College…

Gun theft fugitive caught in southwest Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE - Sheriff's officials say a man suspected of stealing firearms from a gun store and sending President Donald Trump an anti-government manifesto has been arrested in southwestern Wisconsin. The Rock County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Joseph Jakubowski was captured…

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