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US election: Trump campaign seeks partial recount in Wisconsin

US election: Trump campaign seeks partial recount in Wisconsin

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Jacob Blake: Teenager arrested over Wisconsin protesters’ deaths

Jacob Blake: Teenager arrested over Wisconsin protesters’ deaths

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Media playback is unsupported on your device More reinforcements are being sent to the US city of Kenosha, Wisconsin, following unrest sparked by the police shooting of a black man.Jacob Blake, 29, was shot and injured by police on Sunday as he leaned into his car and as his children watched.Protests since then have turned violent, with two people killed and one injured on Tuesday night. A 17-year-old youth has been arrested.Mr Blake is recovering in hospital and is conscious, his family say.But his lawyers say it will take "a miracle" for him to walk again. The protests over Mr Blake's shooting have at times turned violent, causing damage to property.Tuesday night's incident was believed to have involved protesters against Mr Blake's shooting and armed me...

Wisconsin Supreme Court blocks Evers’ stay-home extension

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Tony Evers’ administration overstepped its authority when it extended the governor’s stay-at-home order until May 26By TODD RICHMOND Associated PressMay 13, 2020, 10:04 PM4 min read4 min readMADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers' administration overstepped its authority when it extended the governor's stay-at-home order through the end of May, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The 4-3 ruling marks a defeat for Evers as Republican legislators, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and with the aid of the conservative-controlled high court, continue to chip away at the Democratic governor’s powers. Evers issued a stay-at-home order in March that closed schools and nonessential businesses. The closures battered the state economy...
Wisconsin getting boost vs. BYU

Wisconsin getting boost vs. BYU

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Wisconsin has received a boost with the return of wide receiver Danny Davis for Saturday's game against BYU. Davis served a two-game suspension stemming from a criminal complaint from an April 22 incident. Junior receiver Quintez Cephus remains suspended from the team. But Davis' return is a plus as he replaces redshirt sophomore Adam Krumholz on the depth chart. "I think that it's one more player that's played," Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst said of Davis. "Danny's still young. He's starting his second season, but I think that he's a guy that's played in games before and made plays, so I think that he gives you some depth. Certainly, he's different that any of the receivers we're playing with right now, so he gives you depth and a little bit of a different skill set." The Badgers (2-0) ha...
Enough for playoff? Ohio State holds off Wisconsin to win Big Ten title

Enough for playoff? Ohio State holds off Wisconsin to win Big Ten title

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INDIANAPOLIS -- J.T. Barrett was 12 of 26 for 211 yards and two touchdowns, and J.K. Dobbins rushed 17 times for 174 yards as No. 8 Ohio State defeated No. 4 Wisconsin 27-21 on Saturday to claim its 36th Big Ten championship. Ohio State (11-2, 9-1 Big Ten) rushed 42 times for 238 yards despite utilizing only three ball carriers, and snapped Wisconsin's 13-game winning streak -- the longest active run in the nation. Wisconsin (12-1, 9-1) managed only 60 yards on 32 carries after averaging 243.3 yards per game through its first 12 contests. Freshman running back Jonathan Taylor, the conference's leading rusher at 150.5 yards per game, was held to 41 yards on 15 attempts. Ohio State averaged 5.7 yards per carry to Wisconsin's 1.9. The Badgers looked unfazed in their first two drives, marching...