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1 hr ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Wisconsin Propane Industry Leader "I don't anticipate a repeat of last year"

With the unofficial end of summer upon us, many people in Northeast Wisconsin now focus their attention on preparing for the heating season.


5 hrs ago | The Hill

Baldwin asks administration for special Wisconsin insurance enrollment

Sen. Tammy Baldwin asked the Obama administration to grant a special enrollment period for Wisconsin citizens to enroll in health insurance offered by the federal marketplace.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US Senate, Wisconsin Government, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, Scott Walker, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Streetsblog

Uh, Oh: SE Wisconsin's Rush-Minute Is Disappearing

Though the state highway fund is tapped out and we're in the middle of more than $6 billion in regional freeway 'improvements around here, WisDOT says half our still-modest commute times are twice as long as some guy says they should be.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

14 hrs ago | The Badger Herald Online

"When will I use this?" Math professor answers common question in new book

Young math students are commonly known for their "When will I ever actually use this in real life?" groans, but for Jordan Ellenberg, a math professor at University of Wisconsin, answering that question merited writing a book.


Related Topix: Mathematics

18 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Mining company, allies spent freely to get bill approved

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


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Milwaukee County, WI

21 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

In this Sept. 6, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama greets supporters before speaking on the economy at the Milwaukee Laborfest in Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

Americans' eating habits have improved - except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, University of Wisconsin Madison, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Island, Science Fiction Movies

News Max

Paul Ryan's Way Forward: Entitlement Reform

To take the measure of this uncommonly interesting public man, begin with two related facts about him.


Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Social Security, Personal Finance


President Obama in Wisconsin promoting economic gains as elections near

Another round of rain and storms expected late Sunday night and Monday morning. It should dry out and turn cooler and less humid late Monday into Tuesday.


Related Topix: Chippewa Falls, WI, Stevens Point, WI


Wisconsin Police Received $28 Million Dollars in Military Equipment

Local Wisconsin Police agencies have received more than $28 million worth of military gear through the 1033 program since post 9/11 .


Related Topix: Stevens Point, WI, Science / Technology, Robots, Rock County, WI, Brown County, WI

Washington Times

Wisconsin governor skirts touchy casino decision

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker portrays himself as a man of action, willing to take on tough political fights.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, Scott Walker, US Governors, Milwaukee, WI

Birder's World

A century without the Passenger Pigeon

Tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of a sad occasion: the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon, the largest-scale human-caused extinction in history.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Gov. Walker Proclaims September Pain Awareness Month in Wisconsin

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


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Scott Walker, US Governors, Greendale, WI, Waukesha, WI

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast calls for new Girl Scout members and volunteers to join in the fun

New research shows majority of parents see benefits for daughters; majority of volunteers feel experience has helped them personally and professionally.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Kenosha, WI

Democrat candidate Mary Burke won't be with Obama publicly in Wisconsin

Five-thousand people are expected at the Summerfest grounds for the ticketed event.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors


DNR: Pipeline work could kill rare species

Wisconsin Gas LLC wants to construct a new 74-mile natural gas lateral that would run from an existing pipeline in Eau Claire or Clark County to Tomah.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government


Portage woman arrested for sixth OWI

A Portage woman was arrested early Sunday morning for her sixth drunken driving offense.


Norwalk Citizen News

Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies

Sweet corn breeder Bill Tracy,center, talks to visitors at a tasting day on a University of Wisconsin research farm Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Verona, Wis.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Verona, WI, Life, Food, Vegetables

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil the state later when public employees staged massive... The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, University of Wisconsin Madison, Earthquake, Natural Disasters,


Despite the wet weather, Potato Fest draws hundreds

Police say a male driver has been found dead -- apparently shot after a hit-and-run in Milwaukee.


Related Topix: Weather, Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television


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