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

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MILWAUKEE (AP) - Police have arrested a felon who got into a gunfight in Milwaukee while driving a van carrying seven children and their mother. A 10-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl were struck by bullets Wednesday night. They remained hospitalized yesterday. Police say the mother had recently gotten the children back into her custody after child abuse allegations.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says Wisconsin should not be considered a site to temporarily house unaccompanied immigrant children who are crossing the U.S. border. Vos has written a letter to the Department of Homeland Security secretary. It was also signed by Republican Assembly members John Nygren, Joel Kleefisch and David Craig.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin looks to increase the number of doctors at Veterans Affairs medical centers and reduce wait times. The Wisconsin Democrat says the bill would create 2,000 residency positions over five years at VA hospitals nationwide. The measure would also require the VA to allocate the residency positions based on doctor shortages at its facilities.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Milwaukee man who provided the stun gun used in the theft of a $5 million violin has received a 3½-year prison sentence. Universal K. Allah pleaded guilty in May to being party to felony robbery. The nearly 300-year-old violin was missing for nine days before police recovered it in good condition.

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