Author: Associated Press

Wisconsin lawmakers to vote on repealing mask mandate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Senate planned to vote Tuesday on repealing Gov. Tony Evers’ statewide mask mandate, while it remained unclear whether the Assembly would follow suit as required to undo the order. A joint resolution cosponsored by 29 Republicans in…

Buccaneers advance to Super Bowl

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers advance to the Super Bowl, beating the Green Bay Packers 31-26 in the NFC championship game. Green Bay running back Aaron Jones left Sunday's NFC championship game early in the third…

Wisconsin DNR resists starting wolf hunt immediately

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is pushing back against Republican legislators seeking to implement a wolf hunting season immediately. The DNR held three wolf seasons from 2012 to 2014 before a federal judge placed Great…

James, Lakers open long trip by beating Bucks 113-106

MILWAUKEE (AP) — LeBron James scored a season-high 34 points as the Los Angeles Lakers opened a seven-game road trip with a 113-106 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. The Lakers shot 19 of 37 from 3-point range. James went 6…

Vikings OC Kubiak retires after 36-year NFL career

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak has retired after a 36-year career as a player, coach and adviser in the NFL. The decision will force head coach Mike Zimmer to hire a sixth offensive coordinator in six…

Wisconsin lawmakers resurrect expungement bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bipartisan group of legislators is resurrecting a bill that would allow more convicts to have their criminal records expunged. The lawmakers — Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep. David Steffen, both Republicans, and Sen. Kelda Roys…

Assembly Republicans want public to have vaccine by March

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The COVID-19 vaccine would have to be available to the general public by mid-March, rather than June as state health officials estimate, under a bill from the Republican chairman of the Wisconsin Assembly Health Committee. The…

Joe Biden is the 46th President of the United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- President Joe Biden has taken office. He will address the nation during his inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Watch it live on Channel 8 or the News 8 Now Facebook page. Biden took the oath…