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MILWAUKEE (AP) – Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus have been given more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on criminal indictment. Attorneys for Marcus Hutchins asked for a continuance Thursday because prosecutors alerted them Wednesday night that they planned to present details of jailhouse phone calls they say are incriminating.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank is launching a multi-pronged effort to acknowledge the campus’ history of racism and inclusion. Blank announced the initiative Thursday after a study panel presented its findings on the history of Ku Klux Klan campus activities.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A conservative political action committee backing Republican Kevin Nicholson for U.S. Senate says it is launching a $1 million television ad campaign that compares him with Ronald Reagan. Restoration PAC announced the ad buy Thursday. The group has received $7.6 million dollars since 2015 from billionaire Richard Uihlein, who backs Nicholson for the Senate. Nicholson faces state Sen. Leah Vukmir in the Republican primary.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Republican running for an open state Senate seat is promising to work for free in 2018. Republicans Alex Renard and Andre Jacque along with Democrat Caleb Frostman are running in a special election to fill an open seat in northeastern Wisconsin’s 1st Senate District.

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