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

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin police could not track cellphone locations without a warrant under a bill Governor Scott Walker has signed into law. The measure Walker signed today passed the Legislature in February with no opposition. The bill was among 55 bills Walker signed this week.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The sponsors of a bill that that mandates Wisconsin police departments use outside investigators to probe officer-involved deaths says Governor Scott Walker has signed the measure into law. The bill comes in the wake of several high-profile officer involved deaths across the state in recent years.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Governor Scott Walker has signed a bill that tightens Wisconsin's human trafficking laws and gives victims a way to void any crimes they may have committed. Current Wisconsin law defines trafficking as recruiting, enticing, harboring or transporting someone against their consent. The bipartisan bill removes the consent element and adds using schemes to control an individual to the definition.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Chief Investment Officer David Villa is receiving the largest bonus out of the $13.3 million being awarded the state's pension fund managers as a reward for strong investment returns. The bonuses approved by the State of Wisconsin Investment Board are 66 percent higher than the $8 million awarded last year. The board announced the overall bonuses on Friday and released the individual amounts today.

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