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The Latest: Evacuation area expands near Wisconsin refinery

The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Authorities have expanded the evacuation zone around a Wisconsin refinery that was rocked by an explosion and are now saying anyone within a three-mile (five-kilometer) radius should leave.

The Latest: 11 hurt in explosion at Wisconsin refinery

The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Authorities now say five people have been taken to hospitals after an explosion rocked a large refinery in Wisconsin.

A glance at US mortgage rates

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates continued to climb this week, reaching their highest level in more than four years.

DNR approves pulling Lake Michigan water for Foxconn plant

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has approved a request to pull millions of gallons of water daily from Lake Michigan to serve a new Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing plant, helping the Taiwanese electronics giant clear a major regulatory hurdle.