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MADISON, Wis. — All Dane County residents will be required to wear masks when indoors, except at their own home, under the first order of its kind issued Tuesday in Wisconsin as cases of COVID-19 are rising in the state, particularly among young adults. The order from Public Health Madison and Dane County takes effect Monday. It’s the first community to issue a mask requirement in Wisconsin, but it’s unlikely to be the last. Milwaukee is also discussing taking similar steps. By Scott Bauer. SENT: 600 words.
MILWAUKEE — A man armed with a shotgun was killed by police as he tried to enter a Milwaukee veterans hospital, according to Department of Veterans Affairs officials. The man was stopped by VA police outside an entrance to the Milwaukee VA Medical Center about 8:40 p.m. Monday. Police ordered him to drop his gun, but he refused and threatened police, who fired multiple shots, authorities said. SENT: 215 words. Developing.
AROUND THE STATE:
The heat is on. And for most of America it’ll stay on through the rest of the month and maybe longer, meteorologists say. Widespread and prolonged extreme heat is baking the contiguous United States and meteorologists see no relief in sight. Next week is likely to be worse than this week. Wisconsin could be battling it out with the Southeast for the nation’s hottest feels-like temperature — which factors in humidity — with heat indices pushing past 100. By Seth Borenstein. SENT: 660 words, photos.
MIAMI — As Major League Baseball attempts to salvage the 2020 season, behavior away from the ballpark will help determine the outcome. Just like on the field, success will depend on how many players are safe at home. There’s worry regarding what happens when players are away from work and beyond whatever bubble can be created at the ballpark. Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell said each player must decide how seriously to take the virus. By Steven Wine. SENT: 755 words, photos.
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