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Smoldering sawdust sends smoke through woodworking plant

An overheated machine at an East Side woodworking plant set a pile of sawdust on fire early Friday, with an employee arriving for work calling for the fire department due to a smoky haze in the plant.

August 28, 2015 11:50 am

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Legionnaires' kills 2 Illinois veterans' home residents

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Two residents of an Illinois veterans' home have died of Legionnaires' Disease, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday.

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23 elk released in Jackson County

BLACK RIVER FALLS -- Jackson County’s elk herd is roaming free. Officials released the 23 animals from their eight-acre pen in the Black River State Forest Thursday, capping a years-long effort to restore elk to their native habitat in wester…

August 27, 2015 10:55 am Photos

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New bill would ban minors from using tanning beds

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Children of all ages would be barred from using tanning beds in Wisconsin under a bill moving through the state Legislature.

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