What's wrong with Wisconsin?
We could almost publish a daily log of Wisconsin stories, but we resist. We don't want the Wisconsin-hating to go too far. But we present you with another round up of Wisconsin news, which is never good.
My totally rich uncle wanted to die, I swear MADISON — A Wisconsin appeals court says family members who assist a relative in committing suicide can still benefit from the deceased person's will.
Teens get bored... drive around smoking pot SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Two boys, ages 13 and 14, are accused of stealing a car in Sheboygan after smoking marijuana.
Wisconsin and Germany fight global warming. Wait, what? MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and German officials say they are joining forces to reduce the causes of global warming. Looks like Wisconsin has said "screw the U.S." and decided teaming up with Europe would bring them more prosperity. Or maybe some name recognition.
Man convicted of duct-taping his two young sons together outside with no pants on CADOTT, Wis. ― A Cadott man has been convicted of duct-taping his 6- and 7-year-old boys together and dousing them with water. Twenty-nine-year-old James I. Dickinsen is already serving a 2 1/2-year prison sentence for fifth-offense drunken driving.
Evening to-do list: Stab room mate, cook dinner, watch "American Idol" APPLETON, Wis. - A Grand Chute man accused of fatally stabbing his roommate has been ordered into a mental health facility for a competency exam. Gerardo Galvan-Gomez has entered an insanity plea. Authorities say he stabbed his roommate in 2006, then went about his normal routine, making dinner for himself and watching TV.
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