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Lawmaker tinkering with DNA bill caused problems, AG says; Weather bungs up corn planting; more state briefs

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MADISON -- Wisconsin’s attorney general says a last-minute budget change will only confuse police officers as they take DNA samples from those arrested for felonies before convictions.

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One of the most heavily-publicized budget measures called for an extra 68,000 DNA samples each year for a statewide database that helps police solve crimes.

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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