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He's been famous for more than 30 years...but how you know Danny De Vito may depend on what generation you belong to.
Baby boomers may know him best as Louie from the TV show 'Taxi.' Or you know his movies, like 'Twins' and 'Ruthless People,' and as the Penguin in 'Batman Returns.' And for lots of young people seeing De Vito at UWL yesterday, he's Frank from 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.' De Vito led a group of actors from his show and another sitcom in an Obama campaign event on campus Sunday, drawing a crowd of hundreds to Cartwright Center.
Neither Obama nor Mitt Romney got to La Crosse this election year, but their running mates did. La Crosse also hosted Governor Walker and Senator Ron Johnson this weekend, promoting GOP candidates.
A runaway mother from La Crosse County will get a chance to return to the lives of her children...but first, she'll have to spend a year in jail.
Gretchen Kammel will serve the jail time as part of a five-year probation sentence for taking her kids with her in a custody battle years ago. Kammel skipped the original sentencing in 1998, and left her three children behind until this year. Two of the grown children asked a judge today to let their mother avoid jail.
Kammel apologized to her kids and their two fathers. Judge Ramona Gonzalez said that she made a mistake years ago by releasing Kammel from jail...not realizing that Kammel would disappear for over a decade.
A dozen Wisconsin legislators are demanding an independent investigation of