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Friday, May 25

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Harvey Weinstein arrives to surrender in sex assault probe

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Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.

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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin sports news from The Associated Press

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A spokeswoman for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he believes video of Milwaukee police using a stun gun on a Milwaukee Bucks player shows why body cameras are important. Spokeswoman Amy Hasenberg says Walker also agrees...

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Jail Ministry needs funding to continue saving lives

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Jail Ministry focuses on addressing the need for reform and second chances. Elizabeth O'Brien received a second chance after meeting Chaplain Tom Skemp in the La Crosse County Jail. In March 2013 she seriously injured two people when she…

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Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

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President Donald Trump is canceling the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea.

Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center relocating to better serve community

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Winona's Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center announced plans to relocate and remodel its health-care facility to further serve current and future clients on Thursday.

DNR trains Sheriff Dept. for first boat patrol of the year

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The department trained just off of Airport Beach on French Island Thursday afternoon.

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Deal between Gundersen Tri-State and the La Crosse Fire Department helps each accomplish goals

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Tri-State Executive Director Tom Tornstrom says there's a need for more paramedics. The La Crosse Fire Department has some, but they are not able to attain the proper state credentials under current operating procedures. The agreement will…

DNR attorney will review sand plant permit ruling

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A Department of Natural Resources attorney will decide whether to honor a ruling that a Monroe County sand plant's wetlands permit is invalid.

Trempealeau County DA faces recall

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A recall effort is underway to remove the Trempealeau County District Attorney from office.

Thursday, May 24

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Wisconsin frack sand sludge spill reaches Mississippi River

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Officials in Wisconsin are testing the environmental and health impacts following a frack sand sludge spill that has now reached the Mississippi River.

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Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

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President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.

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Bus driver charged in crash that killed student, teacher

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A school bus driver is facing death by auto charges stemming from a New Jersey crash that killed a student and a teacher earlier this month.

Correction: Mark Twain Prize-Louis-Dreyfus story

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is being honored with the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for a lifetime in comedy.

UPDATE: Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

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Morgan Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behavior.

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Michelle Obama unveils cover for upcoming memoir

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Michelle Obama has a picture to share: On Thursday, the former first lady unveiled the cover for her upcoming memoir "Becoming.".

McDonald's not ready to let go of plastic straws

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McDonald's isn't ready to stop offering plastic straws at its more than 37,000 locations globally.

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South Carolina plans to use drones to remotely watch inmates

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After spending years fighting to keep drones from flying over prisons, South Carolina corrections officials now plan to use the small unmanned aircraft to keep a remote eye on inmates.

Area students awarded for mental health videos

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In 2015, La Crosse was the initial launch site of The Campaign to Change Direction - a nationwide awareness campaign to reduce suicide. There, the 5 signs of emotional suffering were introduced: Personality Change. Agitated. Withdrawal.…

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

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Tens of thousands of casino employees could walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1.

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Trump cancels summit with North Korea

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Trump has canceled the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim, citing `tremendous anger and open hostility' in recent statement.

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La Crosse County Jail Ministry in jeopardy of continuing to bring faith behind bars

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According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 600 thousand prisoners are released from prison each year. More than half will be rearrested, not just once but multiple times.The DOJ also says within three years those same people will go to…

Milwaukee police release video of arrest of Bucks' rookie Sterling Brown

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Milwaukee police late Monday released what they warned was a potentially embarrassing video of the January arrest of Bucks rookie Sterling Brown.

5th annual adaptive luau swim meet held today

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Students of all abilities had the chance to go swimming today. Dozens of Logan and Central students in the specially designed physical education class gathered for their fifth annual luau adaptive swim meet.

New Military Veteran's Center to be built at Western Technical College

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Western Technical College announced the construction of a brand new facility geared towards students who are military veterans.

Department of Public Works holds open house and Touch-a-Truck event

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It's National Public Works Week and the La Crosse Public Works Department held their annual open house and Touch-a-Truck event Wednesday. This event allows the public into the facility and onsite for a behind the scenes look at what they…

20 injured after semi strikes school bus filled with students from Milwaukee

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A spokesperson said that of those 20, four were seriously injured.

Wednesday, May 23

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'Good Morning America' to expand; 'The Chew' canceled

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ABC's 'Good Morning America' is expanding to a third hour and canceling "The Chew" to make room.

Minneapolis diners throw water at conservative Tomi Lahren

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Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren says she is disheartened and embarrassed that a patron threw water on her at a Minneapolis restaurant.

Coon Valley Elementary is the new winner of Tools for Schools

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Students at Coon Valley Elementary School are finishing the building of a School Community Garden, and thanks to the Tools for Schools award, there’s funding for some plants and raised garden beds.

Summit focuses on hiring overlooked worker groups

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Along with the La Crosse Area Development Corporation, 7 Rivers Alliance held their annual workforce summit at the Radisson Center Wednesday morning focused on finding employers in a tight labor market.