Gitte Laasby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Past articles by Gitte:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield credit monitoring sign-up instructions coming Friday - JSOnline

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield customers whose personal information may have been exposed in the recent data breach will be able to sign up for free credit monitoring and identity theft services starting Friday. That's when instructions will be disclosed, company officials say. → Read More

$1 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Racine

Five other Wisconsin winners will take home $10,000 or more after the drawing Wednesday. → Read More

More snow expected today, just in time for rush hour

Some 2 to 3 inches of snow is expected to hit the Milwaukee area starting around rush hour Tuesday and lasting into the evening. → Read More

Storm blamed for 3 men's deaths in Milwaukee area

All three collapsed Sunday while clearing snow during the region’s worst snowstorm of the season. → Read More

Milwaukee snowstorm beat 100-year snowfall record

With a reported 10.4 inches in just one day, the new snow total easily beat the previous record of 9 inches even, set in 1915. → Read More

Several inches of snow forecast for Super Bowl Sunday in Wisconsin

If you're still planning to head out to a Packer-less Super Bowl party Sunday, be prepared for a snowy drive. → Read More

Patient accidentally sets fire to himself in Aurora ER

The man was being treated with oxygen when he flicked a handheld lighter and started the fire on Monday night. → Read More

Frozen dog food from J.J. Fuds recalled because of listeria - JSOnline

Dog owners who purchased J.J. Fuds' frozen Premium Natural Blends, Chicken Tender Chunks pet food should throw it out and ask for a refund as soon as possible. → Read More

Fatal shooting reported on Milwaukee's north side

The medical examiner’s office confirmed an investigator responded to the area of 24th Place and Hadley St. → Read More

Wisconsin gas stations targeted in phone scam involving Green Dot cards - JSOnline

Wisconsin consumer officials are warning managers and employees of small businesses to be aware of a phone scam involving Green Dot MoneyPak cards. Officials say scammers recently targeted a number of gas stations in the Fox Valley area. → Read More

Olivia Munn talks up Wisconsin meat market on ‘Conan’

The actress, Aaron Rodgers’ girlfriend, mentioned she’d recently declined to take part in a business call because she had to make it to Maplewood Meats in Howard. → Read More

LCD flat-screen settlement checks worth half a million dollars remain uncashed, Wisconsin officials say - JSOnline

About half a million dollars in settlement checks remain unclaimed by Wisconsin consumers who purchased overpriced LCD flat-screen electronics, such as TVs, monitors and laptops years ago of the brands Sharp, Hitachi, Samsung, LG Display and Toshiba, among others. → Read More

Tax filing season begins; early filing offers advantages

New this year: Internal Revenue Service budget cuts are expected to trickle down to taxpayers in the form of fewer IRS staff to answer questions, conduct audits and collect overdue tax bills. → Read More

Lake-effect snow forecast for Monday in counties on Lake Michigan

The hazardous weather outlook for lake-effect snow is especially for the lakeshore counties from Milwaukee to Kenosha. → Read More

Dunkin' Donuts offers free coffee on Mondays in Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay - JSOnline

Free coffee, anyone? Dunkin' Donuts is offering free coffee at its Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay locations every Monday through Jan. 19. → Read More

Officials warn of fake Packers - Cowboys tickets on Craigslist - JSOnline

Football fans looking for tickets for the playoff game between Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday should be careful to avoid buying fake tickets from Craigslist or through classified ads. → Read More

Walnut pieces recalled for possible salmonella

Eillien's Candies Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of packages of walnuts sold under multiple brand names -- including Eillien's Candies, Piggly Wiggly and several home improvement store brands, including Blain's Farm and Fleet, Mills Fleet Farm, Trig's and Rural King. The walnuts may be contaminated with salmonella. → Read More

Deep freeze has Milwaukee on alert

Emergency agencies are taking extra precautions, homeless shelter hours are being extended and school districts are watching the wind chills as a dangerous arctic chill moves in. → Read More

I-94 lanes reopen in Kenosha County hours after crash

The crash, apparently involving a semitrailer truck, occurred around 1:20 a.m., and the cleanup lasted about eight hours. → Read More

16 residents displaced in fire on north side of Milwaukee

Ten adults and six children were evacuated from a north side multifamily home after a fire started in the attic early Monday. → Read More