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Republicans downplay concept of state succession; Milwaukee major hears shots as officer kills suspect; more state stories

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MILWAUKEE -- Two Wisconsin legislative leaders are thumbing their noses at giving the state the power to nullify federal laws and secede from the United States.

A resolution to that effect made it onto the agenda for this weekend's Republican State Convention in Milwaukee.

State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he doesn't foresee that secession or a pull-back of federal laws will happen.

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