MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Democratic Wisconsin Senate Leader Jennifer Shilling says she is open to releasing more details about sexual harassment claims made in the Legislature. Shilling said Wednesday that she's trying to strike a balance between protecting victims and not shielding perpetrators. Shilling and Republican leaders who control the Legislature have defended keeping details about complaints secret. Shilling says her priority is doing the right thing to empower victims to come forward.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) - American Transmission Co. is asking state regulators to approve a $140 million project to supply electricity to the massive Foxconn manufacturing complex in southeastern Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that ATC says the massive plant is expected to draw six times more power than the next-largest factory in the state. The utility would build a new substation east of the facility and connect it with high-voltage power lines.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The overdose-reversing drug Narcan will be available for use by security officers on all University of Wisconsin campuses. Attorney General Brad Schimel joined with UW System President Ray Cross to make the announcement Wednesday. A partnership with the pharmaceutical company Adapt Pharma will make a nasal spray version of Narcan available for free at 10 UW campuses. Narcan is already available under existing partnerships at the other three campuses.
BUFFALO CITY, Wis. (AP) - Authorities in western Wisconsin have identified two family members who died in a mobile home fire. Thirty-year-old Douglas Shawley and 2-year-old Genevieve Shawley died when fire swept their home in the Buffalo County community of Buffalo City on Tuesday. A Buffalo County sheriff's deputy arrived within minutes of the fire call and found the back half of the mobile home engulfed in flames.
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