Wed August 8, 2012

Motive in Sikh Temple Shooting May Remain A Mystery

Originally published on Fri August 10, 2012 5:20 am



There are some new developments in the case of the Wisconsin man who opened fire on a Sikh temple last Sunday. The man at the center of the attack is a 40-year-old Army veteran named Wade Michael Page. Page killed six people at the temple and wounded three others, including a police officer. Page himself died at the scene.

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Wed August 8, 2012
The Two-Way

After Being Shot By Police, Sikh Temple Gunman Killed Himself, FBI Says

Originally published on Wed August 8, 2012 10:23 am

Wade Michael Page, the man authorities say killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on Sunday, appears to have "died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head," FBI Special Agent in Charge Teresa Carlson told reporters in Milwaukee this morning.

After a Oak Creek, Wis., police officer shot Page in the stomach, she said, video from the scene appears to show Page taking his own life.

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Wed August 8, 2012
The Two-Way

Wisconsin Teen Looks To Repeat As Texting Champ, FAWC

Originally published on Wed August 8, 2012 5:02 pm

A closeup from the 2007 competition.
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Update at 5:11 p.m. ET. Back-ToBack:

For his second year in a row, teenager Austin Wierschke has earned the title of fastest texter in the United States.

"Weirschke of Wisconsin, won after eight rounds at the texting competition Wednesday in New York's Times Square," the AP reports. "He gets $50,000 in prize money."

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Wed August 8, 2012
The Two-Way

For Sikhs, 'Anger Is Not Just Futile, It's A Sin'

Originally published on Wed August 8, 2012 9:06 am

Mourners gathered Tuesday night in Oak Creek, Wis.
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Wed August 8, 2012