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Catholic church in downtown Madison catches fire following storms

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Catholic church in downtown Madison caught on fire Friday after witnesses said they heard a loud clap of thunder as storms rolled through the area. The Madison Fire Department said it had extinguished the fire at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, which is blocks from the ...

Over 27,000 American flags honor Wisconsin fallen soldiers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee veterans park was adorned Friday with the last of more than 27,000 American flags for a Memorial Day weekend tribute to every Wisconsin resident who has died in service to their country from the Civil War onward. Volunteers finished planting the last of the ...

Massachusetts governor adds to number of individuals eyed for pardons

By STEVE LeBLANC Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey has recommended another three individuals for pardons, putting her on track to push for more individual pardons in her first year and a half as governor than her two immediate predecessors recommended in ...