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RACINE, Wis. (AP) - Racine police responding to a report of gunshots found a minivan had crashed into a tree. Inside the minivan was an unresponsive driver Sunday about 10:30 p.m. Police say they found the driver had been shot. Life saving measures were unsuccessful and the operator was pronounced deceased at the scene.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Assembly Education Committee has scheduled a public hearing on Gov. Scott Walker's $100 million school safety plan and other related proposals. The hearing Tuesday comes as the Assembly is expected to pass the bills in a special session Thursday. But the Senate may take a different approach, a move that could kill the measures. Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and Attorney General Brad Schimel were visiting schools Monday to advocate for the plan.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A television ad to benefit Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson paid for by U.S. Ambassador John Bolton's political action committee is running in Milwaukee. The John Bolton SuperPAC announced the $278,000 television and radio ad buy Monday that runs for two weeks. It comes after the group ran first ran the ad in January in the Green Bay market. The spot highlights Nicholson's background as a Marine and says he knows the importance of combatting terrorism.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The latest television ad by Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Rebecca Dallet accuses her opponent Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock of giving lenient sentences to a rapist and child predator. The ad from Dallet, a Milwaukee County circuit judge, was released Monday. Her campaign says it will run statewide through the April 3 election. Screnock's campaign had no immediate response.

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