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Wisconsin struggles to find new homes for sex offenders

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - An Associated Press review of state data reveals that 36 violent sex offenders who have completed treatment are still waiting in prison for Wisconsin officials to find them somewhere to live.Wisconsin policymakers, like those in many states, have struggled for years to find homes for sex offenders in the face of opposition from local communities and legal restrictions on where they can live.It's a process that takes months and sometimes years.