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Packers' Thompson Man of Few Words, Many Picks

Posted: 04/23/2008 - It's common for general managers to keep strategic information close to the vest in the weeks leading up to the NFL draft. But Thompson figures saying absolutely nothing about his strategy going into this weekend's draft beats the alternative.

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Green Bay Packers Help Install Smoke Detectors to Homeowners

Posted: 04/23/2008 - Some members of the Green Bay Packers are helping firefighters in an effort to save lives. Charlie Peprah, Johnny Quinn and Tracy White went door-to-door Tuesday with Green Bay firefighters to make sure residents have working smoke detectors.

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Jenkins Returns to Milwaukee as Brewers Host Philadelphia

Posted: 04/23/2008 - The Philadelphia Phillies take on the Brewers Wednesday night at Miller Park. Phillies' outfielder Geoff Jenkins is making his first trip back to Miller Park since being released by the Brewers at the end of last season.

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Brewers Bring Up Tony Gwynn After Rehab

Posted: 04/23/2008 - Outfielder Tony Gwynn, Junior, is rejoining the Brewers after recovery from a hamstring injury. He's being reinstated from the Disabled List Wednesday.

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DNR Lowers Bag Limits On 400 Northern Wis. Lakes

Updated: 04/23/2008 - The Department of Natural Resources is reducing the bag limits for walleye on more than 400 northern Wisconsin lakes. The DNR is lowering the bag limit on 324 lakes to two walleye per day and on 88 lakes to three walleye a day.

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Kapler Singles in Winner as Brewers Top Cards in 12

Updated: 04/22/2008 - Gabe Kapler singled home the winning run with one out in the 12th inning and the Milwaukee Brewers overcame another blown save by Eric Gagne, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 Tuesday.

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Brewers' Ace Ben Sheets to be Skipped in Rotation

Updated: 04/22/2008 - Brewers ace Ben Sheets will skip his start Wednesday because of soreness in his right triceps that caused him to leave his last start. Sheets will be replaced in the rotation by Dave Bush.

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Thompson Says Packers Could Draft QB

Posted: 04/22/2008 - Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson says he's not ruling out taking a quarterback in the first round of this weekend's NFL draft. But he says if he does, it shouldn't be interpreted as a slap in the face to starter Aaron Rodgers.

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Pair of Doubles Lift Cardinals in Ninth Over Brewers

Updated: 04/22/2008 - Skip Schumaker doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a fielding blunder in the eighth to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 at Miller Park Monday night.

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DNR Board to Consider New CWD Regulations

Posted: 04/22/2008 - State wildlife officials want to revise hunting regulations this fall in areas with chronic wasting disease. The Natural Resources Board is expected to vote on the new regulations Wednesday.

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NEW INFO: Skiles Takes Over as Bucks Coach

Updated: 04/22/2008 - The Milwaukee Bucks need to start sharing the ball on offense and play tougher defense. So they've found a new coach in Scott Skiles, the man who owns the NBA's single-game assist record.

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DNR Says Sturgeon Spawning Under Way on Wolf River

Updated: 04/21/2008 - The state Department of Natural Resources says the sturgeon spawning season on the Wolf River is under way. Sturgeon biologist Ron Bruch says the fish moved in Sunday night at several sites.

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Former Coach Says Redd, Rest of Bucks Didn't Play How They Practiced

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Former Bucks coach Larry Krystkowiak says shooting guard Michael Redd and the rest of the Bucks didn't play how they practiced. Krystkowiak tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the Bucks never played together well and there were issues with taking bad shots.

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Brewers Start Short, Two-Game Set with Cardinals

Updated: 04/21/2008 - The Milwaukee Brewers return to Miller Park Monday after a successful road trip that ended on a sour note. The Brewers finished 5-4 on the nine-game trek through three cities.

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Brewers Send Dillon to Minors

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Turns out the Brewers decided to move a position player instead of thin its pitching corps. Milwaukee optioned utility player Joe Dillon to AAA Nashville to open a roster spot for Yovani Gallardo.

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Reds Rally Against Gagne for 4-3 Win in 10 Innings

Updated: 04/21/2008 - Edwin Encarnacion and Paul Bako hit consecutive homers off Eric Gagne in the 10th inning, and Ken Griffey Jr. followed with a run-scoring single that gave the Cincinnati Reds a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday.

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Driver to Host Former Favre Charity Softball Game

Posted: 04/21/2008 - The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and the Donald Driver Foundation say the Green Bay Packers wide receiver will succeed Brett Favre in hosting the annual Packers softball game between the football team's offense and defense.

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Mack is Back: Wausau Gus Macker Registration Begins Monday

Updated: 04/21/2008 - Registration for the annual Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament begins Monday. 2008 is the 17th year Gus Macker will be held in Wausau, and it also marks the 35th year of the tournament. Gus Macker will be held at Newman Catholic School on June 14 and 15.

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Fielder's First Home Run Helps Brewers Over Cardinals 5-3

Updated: 04/18/2008 - Prince Fielder hit his first home run of the season, a two-run drive off Brad Thompson in the 10th inning, to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday in St. Louis.

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Bucks' Sessions is Conference Rookie of the Month

Posted: 04/18/2008 - Guard Ramon Sessions is providing the Milwaukee Bucks with a bright spot in their rough times. Sessions has been named the Eastern Conference rookie of the month for April.

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Hammond Says He Had Little Choice But to Fire Krystkowiak

Posted: 04/18/2008 - New Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond says he had little choice but to make Thursday's coaching change, no matter how admirable Larry Krystkowiak is as a person and how much work he's put into the job.

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