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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Police: Man watches ‘True Blood,’ bites 3-year-old’s neck

Sheboygan man told police he was watching HBO’s vampire-themed miniseries “True Blood” when the incident occurred, adding it was possible he said something about wanting to suck the boy’s blood. Via Police: Man watches ‘True Blood,’ bites 3-year-old’s neck | postcrescent.com | Appleton Post Crescent.

Chris Rickert: Madison: City with a plan (or several)

Whether such ideas start with the city or private groups, their success depends on many factors. But in my experience, there are at least as many collecting dust on a shelf somewhere or in some kind of permanent limbo as being put into practice. I’ve always thought it must be nice to be one of…

On Wisconsin: There’s more to Green Bay than the Packers

“It’s a vibrant community with many, civic opportunities, not unlike a bigger community but on a smaller scale,” said [Dick] Resch, 72. “The Packers are part of our culture, but I think it would be a thriving community (without them). It would be smaller and less interesting, but you still have the basic industries —…

Convicted attorneys are still practicing

Keith Sellen‘s still working, too. At least 135 attorneys with criminal convictions are practicing law today in Wisconsin – including some who kept their licenses while serving time and others who got them back before they were off probation, a Journal Sentinel investigation has found. The roster includes lawyers with felony or misdemeanor convictions for…

At state Supreme Court, conflict among the justices

The new normal? The Wisconsin Supreme Court — deeply divided over ethics complaints and charges of judicial bias against its own members — will meet in what could be two contentious open sessions next week. On the agenda for the two meetings are how the court spends money, uses staff and issues opinions, all topics…