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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Governor Scott Walker says complacency and fatigue among Republican voters is one of his biggest concerns as he faces re-election in less than 10 weeks. Walker addressed his concerns yesterday on WTMJ-AM when asked about a poll released on Wednesday indicating that Democrats were more enthused about the upcoming election that Republicans. The Marquette University Law School poll showed the race between Walker and Democrat Mary Burke to be a statistical dead heat.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A recount that did not include 110 missing ballots has flipped the results in a Democratic primary for a state Senate seat. The candidates told the Wisconsin State Journal that the recount ended Thursday with Spring Green attorney Pat Bomhack ahead of Ernie Wittwer by 33 votes. Election results posted last week showed Wittwer ahead by seven votes in southwestern Wisconsin's Senate District 17.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Supporters of a Milwaukee man shot to death by a police officer four months ago continue to press for answers. WISN-TV reports the family of 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton held their fourth rally in the last two weeks Friday. Police say the officer was acting in self-defense. But Hamilton's family says police haven't documented their claims.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The UW-Madison Police Department is warning students of the dangers of drinking too much alcohol after a student registered an extremely high blood-alcohol level. Campus police say a 25-year-old UW-Madison student was taken to detox for his own safety on Friday.
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