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State's 2nd worst in dental care for poor children

Posted: 06/25/2013 - The study by Pew Charitable Trusts released Tuesday says about 71 percent of Medicaid-enrolled children did not see a dentist in 2011. That's second only to Florida where 75 percent did not get dental care.

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Strawberries ripe for picking

Updated: 06/25/2013 - After a cold spring delayed the season, the warm, rainy start to summer helped strawberry growers catch up.

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Bail set in death of homeless man in Madison

Posted: 06/24/2013 - Justin Books of Madison appeared in court for the first time Monday after refusing to come to court Friday, when a criminal complaint against him was filed.

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Crawford County in state of emergency

Updated: 06/24/2013 - A village with a history of flooding is once again in a state of emergency after heavy rain caused the Kickapoo River to spill over its banks.

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Man arrrested for OWI with two kids in car

Posted: 06/24/2013 - 25-year-old Cody Frame of Whitewood, South Dakota was arrested in Dunn County Sunday night. The Wisconsin State Patrol says troopers got several calls about a person driving the wrong direction in the westbound lanes of I-94 and weaving in and out of the median.

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Wis. DNR suspects virus killed hundreds of carp

Posted: 06/24/2013 - David Rowe is the Department of Natural Resources' fisheries team supervisor. He says carp in Ludden Lake near Mineral Point and Marshall Millpond in Marshall started turning up dead around the middle of June. He says hundreds died in both locations.

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Grant Co. flood costs in millions

Posted: 06/24/2013 - In total, 600 homes were damaged during the weekend's storms. Twenty of those homes sustained major damage.

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Walker urged to keep kringle as state pastry

Updated: 06/24/2013 - Three Republicans and three Democrats sent Gov. Scott Walker a letter on Monday urging him not to veto a provision in the state budget naming the kringle as the official pastry.

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Wis. AG opposes gun restriction enforcement bill, bounty hunter budget plan

Updated: 06/24/2013 - Republicans on the Legislature's finance committee added language to Gov. Scott Walker's executive budget during a late-night session earlier this month that would allow judges in Dane, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine and Waukesha to let defendants hire bail bond agencies.

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Study: Fewer Wisconsin youth being locked up

Posted: 06/24/2013 - The study says Wisconsin had 1,271 juveniles incarcerated in 2000. That was about twice the number from 1985. But since then numbers have fallen below the 1985 levels, a 43 percent decrease.

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Report ranks Wisconsin 12th in nation for kids

Posted: 06/24/2013 - It says New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts do the best when it comes to children's overall well-being. Nevada, Mississippi and New Mexico do the worst.

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