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Oil prices are falling as fears of coronavirus spread Coronavirus fears have hammered the stock market this week. But few industries have been hit harder than the oil market.

Study: Wisconsin has 5th highest property taxes in America A new study finds that Wisconsin homeowners pay some of the highest property taxes in the country.

Facebook cancels F8 Developers Conference citing coronavirus outbreak Facebook announced Thursday that it is canceling its annual F8 Developers Conference amid the outbreak of COVID-19, better known as coronavirus.

Wisconsin Elections Commission scolds 6 unnamed communities The Wisconsin Elections Commission is warning six unnamed communities in the state that if they don't quick;y upgrade outdated computer systems that are susceptible to hacking, they will publicly scold them.

Killings at brewery do little to change Wisconsin politics Wisconsin's latest mass shooting appears to be doing little to budge Republicans in the politically polarized state who expanded access to guns over the past decade.

Pence's appointment to lead coronavirus response sparks criticism The Vice President's appointment to lead the coronavirus response is sparking some criticism.

Abortions increase in Wisconsin for second straight year The number of abortions performed in Wisconsin has increased for a second straight year in 2018 after eight years of declines. That's the finding of the latest annual report from the state Department of Health Services released Thursday.

Whitehall teen allegedly breaks into Chippewa Falls home, steals woman's dog A Whitehall teen faces charges after allegedly breaking into a home and taking a Chippewa Falls woman's dog.

Woman was allegedly taking selfies with gun when she shot 10-year-old nephew A woman was allegedly taking selfies with a pistol when authorities say she "accidentally" shot her 10-year-old nephew, sending him to the hospital.

Top-ranking Marine general calls for removal of 'Confederate paraphernalia' on bases A top Marine Corps general has ordered the removal of all "Confederate-related paraphanalia" form the institution's installations around the world, Military.com reports.

Carson Park upgrades go before plan commission Monday Before the plan commission Monday are upgrades to the historic Carson Park baseball stadium.

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to GOP super PAC over ad attacking Biden Representatives for former President Barack Obama are demanding a Republican super PAC stop airing an ad that quotes Obama.

UN warns that Africa's plague of locusts could get much worse if no action taken As Africa continues to deal with its worst locust infestation in 25 years, experts warn that the problem could get much worse if not taken care of soon.

Stolen hearse with body still inside recovered after police chase in California A hearse stolen with a body still inside was recovered Thursday after a police chase in Southern California, according to multiple reports.

Social Security Administration 'mistakes' force retirees to refund overpayments The Social Security Administration's "mistakes" force retirees to refund over-payments made by the SSA. A Cincinnati woman describes the "nightmare" of dealing with the SSA after it claimed she needed to refund $35,770 in benefits.

Gov. Evers orders flags lowered to half-staff in wake of Molson Coors mass shooting Tony Evers has ordered flags in Wisconsin to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at Milwaukee's Molson Coors campus.

Dump truck hits overpass in Indiana 'mishap,' sending trailer vertical A truck struck an overpass in northern Indiana early Thursday morning and caused quite a scene.

Stocks plunge in early trading Thursday before recovering slightly Stocks continued Thursday morning, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average opened down more than 500 points in the moments after trading began for the day.

Brewery complex to close temporarily following shooting Authorities identified the assailant who attacked the Molson Coors complex on Wednesday as a 51-year-old Milwaukee man who worked there.

Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran confirms she lost nearly $400K in a phishing scam Barbara Corcoran, a real estate developer, investor and star of the ABC show Shark Tank, sats she lost nearly $400,000 in a phishing scam.

TMJ4 Science Day now open to public Science Day at Fiserv Forum on Friday is now open to the public!

Activists, federal officials square off over the construction of new border wall Environmentalists say the border wall is being hastily constructed, ignoring more than three dozen laws and regulations.

Several Milwaukee businesses announce fundraisers to help those affected by Molson Coors shooting Several Milwaukee-area businesses have announced fundraisers to help the families of the five victims killed in Wednesday's deadly shooting at Molson Coors.

Celebrating the work Fierce Freedom does in the community In light of the recent news with the Altoona Superintendent, they also want students, parents, and citizens to join them for a conversation.

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