- Associated Press - Thursday, August 28, 2014
Chiefs’ bus in accident before Packers game

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a tour bus bringing the Kansas City Chiefs to their Wisconsin hotel before Thursday night’s preseason game against the Green Bay Packers was involved in an accident.

The Outagamie (awt-ah-GAY’-mee) County sheriff’s office says it was escorting the Chiefs’ buses from the airport to the hotel Wednesday afternoon when a vehicle entered the intersection and collided with one of the five buses.

Two adults and three children were in the vehicle that struck the bus. One of the children had a minor cut to the head and was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

No one on the Chiefs’ bus was hurt. Police are investigating.

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Poll shows strong support for Kenosha casino

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A poll shows strong support for a new tribal casino in Kenosha.

The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows 49 percent support the casino while 35 percent oppose it.

The Menominee Tribe wants to build an $810 million casino and Hard Rock Cafe complex in Kenosha. The project is running into opposition from the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe, which has a casino in Milwaukee.

Gov. Scott Walker has not yet decided whether to approve the casino.

The poll shows the strongest support for the casino is in the Milwaukee media market, where 60 percent favor it and 25 percent are against it.

The poll of 815 registered voters was done between Aug. 21 and Sunday. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

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Poll: Democrat Happ leads Republican Schimel

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A new poll shows Democrat Susan Happ leads Republican Brad Schimel in the race for attorney general, but nearly one-in-four voters are undecided.

The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows Happ with 40 percent support among registered voters, while Schimel has 33 percent. Twenty-four percent of respondents were undecided or didn’t know who they would vote for.

The poll of 815 registered voters was done between Aug. 21 and Sunday. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

Among likely voters, Happ led Schimel 42 percent to 32 percent with a 4.1 percentage point margin of error.

Happ is the Jefferson County district attorney who won a three-way primary on Aug. 12. Schimel is Waukesha County district attorney and faced no primary challenger.

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White House: Obama to be in Milwaukee on Labor Day

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to Milwaukee on Monday to speak at a Labor Day event. It gave no specifics about the event.

A spokesman for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke said she will attend Laborfest on Monday. Spokesman Joe Zepecki had no other details about whether Obama and Burke would share the stage.

The Wisconsin governor’s race is one of the most watched in the country, as Gov. Scott Walker seeks a second term after surviving a recall election. Walker, who rose to national prominence after effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers, is also eyeing a run for president in 2016.

Two months from the election, polls show Burke in a dead heat with Walker.

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