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

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is singing the praises of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of 2014. Christie's three paragraph item on Walker cites his fight over collective bargaining and his successful defeat of a recall election in 2012 as signs of Walker's leadership.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - Workers at the Coulee Region Humane Society have rescued two male eagles entangled in a turf war. Humane Society supervisor Kathy KasaKaitas says the raptors are territorial and one had apparently invaded the other's air space. The La Crosse Tribune reports KasaKaitas and animal control officer Lucas Brennan became referees in the eagles' fight in an Onalaska neighborhood Tuesday.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - Four states in the Upper Midwest want federal officials to delay listing the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species. Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin made the request this month to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which proposed the designation in October.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Madison teen has been defrauded after she sold her laptop through Craigslist to someone who paid with counterfeit bills. Madison police say the 19-year-old found a buyer willing to pay $700 for the laptop. They agreed to meet Tuesday about 10:45 p.m. in a grocery store parking lot. The buyer paid with a stack of what turned out to be fake $20 bills.

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