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History

HOLY COW! HISTORY: America’s Worst Fire, 150 Years Later

It remains in American memory as the mother of all blazes. Exactly 150 years ago, the Great Chicago Fire blew through the Windy City with a vengeance, killing some 300 people, blackening more than 2,100 acres, and destroying property valued at an estimated $4.7 billion in today’s dollars. Yet a far deadlier, vastly bigger, and

National

Wisconsin, Arizona certify Biden wins in presidential vote

Two battleground states, Wisconsin and Arizona, certified their presidential election results Monday in favor of Joe Biden, even as President Donald Trump’s legal team continued to dispute the results. Biden’s victory in Wisconsin was certified following a partial recount that only added to his 20,600-vote margin over Trump, who has promised to file a lawsuit

National

Police: 8 injured in Wisconsin mall shooting; suspect sought

Police searched Friday evening for the suspect in a shooting at a suburban Milwaukee mall that left seven adults and a teenager injured. Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber gave no motive for the attack at the Mayfair Mall in a brief update about three hours after the 2:50 p.m. incident near an entrance to the

Politics

Wisconsin recount: Masks, plexiglas and lots of ballots

Wisconsin on Friday will begin recounts of the presidential race in the state’s two biggest and most Democratic counties. It’s a longshot bid by President Donald Trump — who paid a required $3 million fee — to undo Joe Biden’s victory. Trump, who lost by more than 20,600 votes in Wisconsin, has alleged “mistakes and

Opinion

Opinion: Hold It: Wisconsin’s Vote Just Doesn’t Look Right

The state of Wisconsin should not certify its election results until it can get to the bottom of what happened on Election Day. Something is not right. The results do not appear to be accurate. I’m a longtime journalist and a native of Madison, Wisconsin, and have spent years studying voter rolls, election laws and

Politics

Biden shores up fragile ‘blue wall’ in industrial north

Joe Biden shored up the Democrats’ “blue wall,” — more sturdily in Michigan, more tenuously in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — to rebuild the party’s path back to the White House. And while The Associated Press had called all three states and their combined 46 Electoral College votes for Biden, the Democrat’s relatively narrow margins there

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