Monday, November 12, 2012

Associated Press Modified: November 12, 2012 at 6:45 am •  Published: November 11, 2012
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities are investigating after the decomposed body of a man was found in a Milwaukee park near Lake Michigan.

WDJT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Zbf1P5http://bit.ly/Zbf1P5 ) the Milwaukee Medical Examiner's Office says the body was found Sunday in Back Bay Park.

WDJT reports two boys found the body.

Police were at the park for several hours.

No other details were immediately released.

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Information from: WDJT-TV, http://www.cbs58.comhttp://www.cbs58.com

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RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Funeral services have been scheduled for three children who died in a house fire in Racine.

Eight-year-old Dalijah Scott and 9-year-old Dayja Scott died Thursday when their house caught fire. Their brother, 7-year-old Michael Scott, died later in the hospital.

Visitation will be held Thursday at Reid's New Golden Gate Funeral Home in Racine. The funeral home says visitation is scheduled to start at 10 a.m.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at the Greater Mount Eagle Baptist Church. There will be a visitation before the funeral, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The children's 5-year-old brother, Luther Patterson, is still in the hospital.

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PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Police say it seems a small fire on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus was started when a student tried to make meth.

WKOW-TV reports Sunday (http://bit.ly/Zqt2Ytahttp://bit.ly/Zqt2Yta ) that the fire started early Saturday. The Rountree Commons dorm was evacuated for about an hour.

Police say a student was trying to cook methamphetamine when the ingredients started a fire in a plastic waste basket. The student put out the fire and emergency crews were called.

Five people suffered smoke-related injuries.

The student was arrested. He's being held on a tentative charge of attempted manufacturing of methamphetamine.

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Information from: WKOW-TV, http://www.wkow.comhttp://www.wkow.com

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DETROIT (AP) — Only a couple of weeks after Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, the man who would become his Republican challenger in the next election penned a New York Times column with a fateful headline: "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt."



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