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MADISON, Wis. — Two groups that are part of the network run by Kansas billionaire Charles Koch are launching a combined $1.6 million in new attack ads against Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin. The new television and digital ads announced Wednesday come from Concerned Veterans for America and Americans for Prosperity-Wisconsin. Each said they were spending $800,000 a piece on the spots. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 130 words. Developing.


A young boy nearly lost his life in a waterlogged drainage ditch as another round of storms pounded Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota Tuesday, flooding communities, leaving train travelers stranded and leaving thousands without power. SENT: 130 words. Developing.




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