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Walker supports key parts of reported Bucks arena deal

Gov. Scott Walker discusses ongoing state budget negotiations on Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Portage, Wis. Walker says he remains opposed to a vehicle registration fee increase or gas tax hike to help pay for state highway construction and repair in Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker spoke in favor Thursday of key elements of a reported deal fora new $500 million arena for the Milwaukee Bucks that includes raising taxes on Milwaukee County hotel rooms and rental cars.

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Lawmaker says goal is to announce Bucks deal Wednesday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee officials, leaders of the Wisconsin state Legislature and the president of the Milwaukee Bucks all said Tuesday they’re close to reaching a deal to pay for a new $500 million arena for the NBA team.

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Brewers win challenge on disputed HR trot, fall to Giants

Players congratulate Milwaukee Brewers' Khris Davis in the dugout after umpires originally called him for not touching home plate after hitting a home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Monday, May 25, 2015, in Milwaukee. The ruling was reversed after it was reviewed. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers won a challenge after Khris Davis was called out for missing the plate on a home run trot, but Hunter Pence and the San Francisco Giants wound up with an 8-4 win Monday.

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