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  • News from around Wisconsin at 5:58 p.m. CDT

    A federal judge's decision to halt a secret investigation into illegal coordination between conservative groups and Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recent recall campaign could have far-reaching implications for campaign finance law.


  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, fifth from left, salutes the U.S. flag Wednesday, May 7, 2014, during a memorial event in Milwaukee for fallen law enforcement officers. Walker, who scored a major court victory a day earlier when a judge halted an investigation into his 2012 recall campaign, said he is glad the case seems to be approaching an end so he can return to the business of governing. (AP Photo/Dinesh Ramde)

    Appeals court delays Wisconsin governor's big win

    Prosecutors investigating Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign and conservative groups that supported him won a victory Wednesday with a federal appeals court ruling that, at least for now, blocks a judge's ruling that halted the probe.


  • Court rules against Notre Dame over birth control

    A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against the University of Notre Dame in a case over parts of the federal health care law that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that covers contraceptives.


  • Judges hear arguments on Evansville cross display

    Federal appellate judges balanced on a constitutional knife edge Tuesday as they heard an argument over a church's plan to display dozens of 6-foot tall crosses on public land along Evansville's riverfront


  • 3 Notre Dame students can intervene in lawsuit

    A federal appeals court has ruled three University of Notre Dame students who want the school to provide health care plans covering birth control can intervene on the side of the federal government in a university-filed lawsuit that challenges parts of the Affordable Health Care Act.


  • Antonin Scalia

    Scalia critics say justice too political last term

    Justice Antonin Scalia drew unusually critical attention during this past Supreme Court term for comments he made in court and in his writing that seemed to some more political than judicial.


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