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1 hr ago | TwinCities

Gov. Walker deals with double dose of bad economic news in Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker tried to put a positive spin Friday on the one-two punch of lackluster job numbers and a drop in tax collections that will likely put the budget in the red next year, while Democrats said the news shows that his policies are failing.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, US News, Marquette University, Jim Doyle

5 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Labor Day holiday weekend underway across Wisconsin

The AAA says almost three-quarter million state residents are hitting the road for Labor Day -- and that doesn't count the out of state visitors coming in.

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5 hrs ago | WSAW

Wisconsin Private-Sector Jobs Grow 1.3% Within a Year

Gov. Scott Walker's administration released the preliminary figures late Thursday.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors

9 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Authorities still looking for wanted suspect Eric ...

He's the man who allegedly stole a half-dozen vehicles in central and western Wisconsin in the days after he left prison on June 10th.

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Related Topix: Vesper, WI, Wood County, WI

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Green Lake heats up with Wisconsin State Chili Cook-Off

Spicy food is the order of the day on Saturday, September 6, as the Wisconsin State Chili Cook-Off comes to Green Lake, Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Green Lake, WI, Lake Wisconsin, WI

15 hrs ago | Ag Professional

Wisconsin's Biggest Weed contest winners announced

Despite the cool summer, plenty of weeds were entered in the 'Biggest Weed' contest sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison Weed Experts at the recent Wisconsin Farm Technology Days.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Neillsville, WI

17 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

New DVDs for release Sept. 2

DRAFT DAY NFL-sanctioned, and -staffed, drama centered on the challenges facing the general manager of the Cleveland Browns, played by Kevin Costner, on the day of the college draft.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Entertainment, Drama, Television, They Came Together, Wendy and Lucy, Movies

21 hrs ago | Daily Kos

On Pins and Needles Waiting for New Tax Figures in Wisconsin

For the past month or so I've been scratching my head wondering when we would get an update from the WI Department of Revenue on state tax collections during the fiscal year that ended on June 30th.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, US News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

SFGate

Justice Department delayed porn probes statewide

Wisconsin Department of Justice field offices across the state have delayed assigning and investigating child pornography cybertips for months, newly released records show.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

The Wisconsin State Capitol is seen, Oct. 1, 2013.

Wisconsin tax collections for the past year came in 2 percent short of estimates, the state Department of Revenue reported Thursday, news that won't require immediate emergency action by the Legislature but that puts the state's budget on track to be out of balance next year.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, US News, Jim Doyle

WDIO

Wisconsin Faces $281 Million Budget Shortfall

Wisconsin tax collections are more than $281 million short of estimates, a drop that could require the Legislature to take action to keep the budget in balance.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin banks' profits slip at as mortgage refinancings slow

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

TwinCities

Wisconsin: Asian crazy worms found in Appleton soil

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources forest specialist Linda Williams tells Post-Crescent Media Thursday that the Asian crazy worm was found within city limits.

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CBS Local

Michigan House OKs Measure Allowing Wolf Hunting

The Michigan House cleared the way Wednesday for an appointed panel to decide whether to allow continued hunting of the resurgent gray wolf, instead of leaving the matter up to the state's voters.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Wisconsin Government

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Poll: Walker, Burke in statistical tie

UNDATED Wisconsin's best-known independent poll still has the governor's race in a dead heat, less than ten weeks before voters make their choice.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

WKOW-TV

$15 million to fix Leo Frigo Bridge

It cost $15 million to repair the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation released the figure Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WAOW

Central Wisconsin State Fair underway

Officials in Shawano County are investigating a possible attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl, according to Shawano County Sheriff's Department Captain Tom Tuma.

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Related Topix: Shawano County, WI, Merrill, WI, Wausau, WI, Lincoln County, WI

WAOW

President Obama to visit Wisconsin

Officials in Shawano County are investigating a possible attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl, according to Shawano County Sheriff's Department Captain Tom Tuma.

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Related Topix: Shawano County, WI, Wausau, WI, Merrill, WI, Lincoln County, WI

TwinCities

Retired Wisconsin chemistry teacher offering hops, beer analysis

The explosion of microbreweries and increase in hops growers have stirred up a new business for a retired Evansville chemistry teacher.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Chemistry, Science, Explosion, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies

MLive.com

Parents of Andy Steele, ex-cop charged in double homicide, 'devastated in wake of tragedy'

The parents of Andy Steele, a former Saginaw Township man arrested in the homicide of his wife and sister-in-law in Wisconsin, said they are devastated by the news.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Madison, WI

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