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Former U.S. Olympian and University of Wisconsin track star Suzy Favor Hamilton said she's releasing a memoir next month that will touch on the mental health issues that compelled her to lead a double life as a Las Vegas call girl.

Face of Donald Trump appears in woman's tub of organic butter

Written by WiG Tuesday, 25 August 2015 06:15

Americans are accustomed to finding images resembling Jesus on things everywhere around them, from a banana skin to bird poop on a car windshield.

Elton John has slammed Venice's conservative mayor over moves to remove books from public preschools dealing with gender issues and featuring same-sex couples.

The singer, who has a home in Venice, Italy, called Mayor Luigi Brugnaro "boorishly bigoted" in an Instagram post following the removal of some books from preschools pending an evaluation of their appropriateness. 

After outcry, Catholic Church nixes annual pig wrestling event

Written by AP Tuesday, 11 August 2015 13:24

A Catholic church in northeastern Wisconsin has replaced its long-standing tradition of pig wrestling at an annual event following protests last year by an animal-rights group.

WiGWAG: Seeing Trump in butter and brewing papal pale ale

Written by Lisa Neff ,
Louis Weisberg
and Matthew Reddin
Thursday, 27 August 2015 07:52

One more time, you need to see it one more time. :-)

A Wildwood, Missouri, woman is said to have nearly lost her lunch when she opened a new tub of Earth Origins Organic Spread and saw the image of Donald Trump staring back at her. “I needed to put on my glasses to make sure it was him,” Jan Castellano, 63, told The Huffington Post. Castellano briefly considered selling the butter tub on eBay and donating the proceeds to Hillary Clinton. But hunger won out over politics, and Trump’s face ended up on her breakfast toast.

Colombian band mystified by making president's Spotify playlist

Written by The Associated Press Tuesday, 25 August 2015 04:46

Sonora Carruseles.

The members of the little-known Colombian salsa band are clueless as to how an obscure song they recorded more than a decade ago landed on a Spotify playlist curated by President Barack Obama.

Donald Trump ordered to do jury duty

Written by AP Saturday, 15 August 2015 10:04

Donald Trump's status as the Republican presidential front-runner can't keep him from jury duty.

Wisconsin State Fair features 176 deep fried items

Written by AP Monday, 10 August 2015 05:46

Rick Perry enjoys a fried corn dog on a stick at the 2012 Iowa State Fair.

 The Wisconsin State Fair is in full swing and the deep fryers are getting a good workout.

Hundreds attend 'Go Topless Day' protest in Minneapolis

Written by AP Tuesday, 25 August 2015 17:28

-PHOTO: femen.org

Hundreds of people showed their chests Sunday afternoon in a Minneapolis park as part of a national “Go Topless Day” protest against laws requiring women to cover their chests while men can legally bare theirs.

Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner could face involuntary manslaughter charge

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Friday, 21 August 2015 13:08

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office says Caitlyn Jenner could face a misdemeanor charge of involuntary manslaughter for her involvement in a four-car accident that resulted in one death in February.

This week. the Los Angeles County Sheriff said its investigation was completed and turned over to the district attorney's office.

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Walker gets punked and more

Written by Lisa Neff ,
Louis Weisberg
and Matthew Reddin
Thursday, 13 August 2015 10:13

Scott Walker gets punked at a campaign event in New Hampshire.

Gov. Scott Walker was punked at a pizza restaurant while he was campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination in New Hampshire. Two 20-somethings enthusiastically confronted Walker and asked him to pose with them behind a homemade sign that read, “Walker 4 president.” But as Walker put his arms around Tyler McFarland, 23, and Giselle Hart, 20, they flipped the sign. The new sign Walker posed with looked like a large fake check for $900 million from Charles and David Koch. 

Scott Walker punked with fake check in New Hampshire

Written by WiG Monday, 03 August 2015 13:50
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-PHOTO: Twitter

Gov. Scott Walker was punked today at a pizza shot while he was campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination in New Hampshire.