Wis. man refused rescue from ice slab because fish were biting

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Wis. fisherman refused to be rescued from ice slab because fish were biting
OSHKOSH, Wis. - A fisherman floating on a Lake Winnebago ice slab refused to be rescued, telling authorities he wanted to stay because the fish were biting.

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Man deported from Canada to face child sexual assault charges in Wis.
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Man accused of making sexual phone calls to relative
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Family really wants a black bear hide and skull back
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Woman accused of stealing $375,000
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Dead horses dumped in a forest
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Wis. DOT buys porn video store
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