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WAUSAU - About 300 people walked a gay rights march in Wausau yesterday afternoon. Event organizers say the march went without incident and was very festive.
It was a rough day on the course for the state’s two native PGA pros at the Travelers Championship. Both Jerry Kelly and Mark Wilson shot a one-over par (71) in yesterday’s (SAT) third-round. At the top of the leader board - Graham DeLaet, Charley Hoffman and Bubba Watson are all at ten-under for the tournament.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Sports Network) - The Cleveland Indians scored six runs in the first inning and survived a ninth-inning scare to defeat the Minnesota Twins, 8-7, in the middle test of a three-game series at Progressive Field. Michael Bourn drove in three runs while Jason Kipnis went 3-for-4 with two RBI and was a home run shy of the cycle. Drew Stubbs also drove in two runs for the Indians, who have won four straight and eight of their last 10 games. Cleveland starter Corey Kluber (6-4) allowed three runs on eight hits and a walk over 5 2/3 innings.
DULUTH - Ellsworth's Morgan Place finished 52nd in the USA Half-Marathon Championships Saturday, part of the Grandma's Marathon races which take place in the Duluth area. Place's finishing time in Canal Park was 1:21:58.37. This was her first half-marathon championship race. She qualified by winning the Fitger's race in April. The race winner was Adriana Nelson of Boulder, Col. who finished in a time of 1:11:18.3.
MILWAUKEE - Donovan Hand allowed just two hits in four-and-two-thirds innings of work, as the Brewers hand Atlanta another loss – eight in a row now – at Miller Park. Pitcher Francisco Rodriguez locked up his sixth save in a row and his 300th of his career in the 2-0 win.
The LoRan Farm in Maiden Rock Township sreved as the site of this year's Pierce County Dairy Breakfast Saturday morning.
CROMWELL, Conn. - Two native Wisconsians have made the cut for day three of the Travelers Championship.
Residents are cleaning up after heavy thunderstorms made their way across parts of Minnesota overnight. There are hundreds of reports of up-rooted trees and downed powerlines along the I-94 corridor. In western Minnesota, on Lake Minnewaska between Glenwood and Starbuck cabin owner Lon Redel says a lot of boats are missing and docks are tangled up. The National Weather Service confirms an 85-mile-an-hour wind gust near Benson.
MILWAUKEE - A former Milwaukee police officer has been sentence to more than two years in prison for allegedly conducting body cavity and strip searches illegally. Michael Vagnini pleaded no contest to four felonies and misdemeanors back in April. Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn issued a statement saying officers cannot break the law in the name of enforcing it.
Los Angeles (Sports Network) - Kristi Toliver poured in a game-high 19 points and Nneka Ogwumike added 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists as the Los Angeles Sparks trampled the Minnesota Lynx, 87-59, on Friday. Jantel Lavender added 16 points and eight boards and Lindsey Harding chipped in 13 points for the Sparks, winners in three of their last four games. Monica Wright scored 14 points and Sugar Rodgers added 10 for the Lynx, who saw their starters combine for just 17 points.