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MILWAUKEE (AP) – A jury has found that former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke did not violate a man’s free speech with taunting Facebook posts after detaining him at an airport last year. Jurors deliberated nearly three hours before deciding Monday night that Clarke’s posts were not enough to chill Daniel Black’s future speech. Black says he shook his head at Clarke on a flight from Dallas to Milwaukee because Clarke was wearing Cowboys gear. Black was detained after getting off the plane.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Republicans still smarting from a secret John Doe investigation into conservative groups and Gov. Scott Walker scheduled a dramatic vote to oust leaders of the bipartisan state agencies charged with running elections and overseeing ethics laws. The Senate was scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to confirm Michael Haas as Elections Commission administrator and Brian Bell as leader of the Ethics Commission.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The three candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court are attacking each other’s positions at a debate. Madison attorney Tim Burns attacked Federalist Society members in his opening statement at Monday’s debate in Milwaukee. Burns says that “you weakened our democracy to the point that we elected a perverse show-dog named (President Donald) Trump to lead our great nation.” Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet and Burns often clashed while Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock looked on.

MILWAUKEE (AP) – A winter storm is expected to drop up to 10 inches of snow in northern Wisconsin. The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for northern counties. Students have the day off in many districts because of travel conditions, including Antigo, Rhinelander, Tomahawk, Medford and Merrill schools.

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