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News Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

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MILWAUKEE (AP) - A federal judge is sending the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's bankruptcy case to mediation. Bankruptcy Judge Susan Kelley said yesterday that she considers mediation the best bet for resolving the hard-fought, three-year-long case. The mediation will involve attorneys for the Roman Catholic archdiocese, sexual abuse victims and others owed money by the archdiocese.

WASHINGTON (AP) -Former GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan says he hasn't even begun to think over a presidential bid in 2016. The Janesville Republican said yesterday he will sit down with his wife, Janna, at some point next year and determine whether to run for president or continue to serve in Congress.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Jurors are set to begin deliberating in the federal trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures. The testimony phase finished Wednesday. The prosecution and defense will give closing statements today, and jurors will begin considering a kidnapping charge against 31-year-old Kristen Smith.

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Wisconsin-based milk distributor is expanding its Maine supply network and picking up half of the former MOO Milk organic dairy farms as suppliers. Organic Valley official Steve Getz says an expansion into Aroostook County includes two partners in the now-defunct cooperative Maine's Own Organic Milk, or MOO Milk.

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