October 7, 2022

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Daniel Yao, a senior at Onalaska High School, scored a perfect score on the 2022 Advanced Placement US Government and Politics exam.
Out of the 300,558 students globally that took the exam in 2022, Daniel was one of only 21 students to earn a perfect score.
AP Government and Politics is taught by Marjorie Anderson and is one of the 19 AP courses offered at Onalaska High School.
Republican lawmakers are emerging from a tumultuous summer, defined by a series of high-profile hearings on former President Donald Trump’s actions during the insurrection and the Supreme Court’s move to reverse a federally protected right to abortion that had been in place for decades. Republicans, once thought to have a stronghold over the upcoming midterm election, now find themselves in a vulnerable position. With midterms on the horizon, independent voters who once supported Republican candidates could be the determining factor in tipping the scales into the Democrat’s favor. Noticing a trend in Democratic candidates picking up momentum, Associated Press reporter Tom Beaumont turned his attention to independent voters in Wisconsin, a highly competitive states with one of the most vulnerable senate seats up for grabs this fall.

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Classes at Monona Grove High School were canceled Friday after the school’s art teacher and tennis coach died during a tennis match Thursday.

The change was to take effect just as schools were implementing tighter controls on student cellphone use.

According to police, Jason Wray killed his wife, Jessica Wray, Sunday, then walked into traffic on Interstate 90 and killed himself.

What happens when cash bail ends in Illinois? As a state task force works to ready the justice system, amendments could be forthcoming.

A 46-year-old Milwaukee woman will serve six months in jail for abandoning her stillborn baby in a wooded area in the town of Theresa in 2009. 

Dr. Barbara Knox left Wisconsin and Alaska amid allegations of workplace bullying and wrongful diagnoses of child abuse; she now practices in Florida.

Illinois’ governor has called up 75 members of the Illinois National Guard to help organize shelter, food and medical care for migrants arriving by bus from Texas. About 500 people seeking asylum in the United States have been transported from the border by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott since the end of last month. Thousands have also been shipped to New York City and Washington, D.C., Democratic-led cities serving as sanctuaries for immigrants. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says the emergency declaration he signed Wednesday will speed up procurement of necessary services. Pritzker said Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is sending busloads of migrants in the U.S. legally seeking asylum, without notice, and attempts to communicate with Texas officials go unheeded.

The crash killed Jessie Saldana, Sonia Gonzalez-Guillen and Sonia Gonzalez in June 2020.

The man convicted in the 1981 murder and sexual assault of Susan Erickson is now living in the same community where the crime occurred.

One person was killed and four were injured in an OWI crash in north-central Wisconsin on Saturday night, the Wisconsin State Patrol reported.
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