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1 hr ago | Star Tribune

Wisconsin police brace for new probe protocols

A bill that would put outside agencies in charge of investigating officer-involved deaths could create conflict and confusion for Wisconsin agencies that have traditionally done it themselves, police observers say.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Prison, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

5 hrs ago | WAOW

Wisconsin DNR assessing winter deer kill

A weak cold front will be slowly moving across the state of Wisconsin late tonight and into Sunday.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Weather, Marathon County, WI, Wausau, WI

6 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Walker grabs taxes as key message

ELECTION BID ON APRIL 15TH, TAX DEADLINE DAY. THE GOVERNOR TRAVELED THE STATE, SPEAKING TO ENTHUSIASTIC SUPPORTERS ABOUT WHAT HE'S DONE AND WHAT HE'D LIKE TO DO IN HIS NEXT TERM.

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10 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

Looking Back: Altoona pooch nabs top dog honors at Drake in '84

Kathy Harney drove to Leon to attend a book signing by Robert Swisher Jr., author of "Only Magic."

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Related Topix: Waldorf College, Arts, Modern Dance

15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

3 years after Act 10- Wisconsin's job growth lags under Walker

Yesterday had the monthly state-by-state jobs release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and it had a number of interesting data points that show us where Wisconsin is at.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Mathematics, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WSAW

Wis. Court to Decide on Testing Drunk Drivers

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide whether police can legally draw suspected drunken drivers' blood without a warrant or driver consent.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, US Supreme Court, US News

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

In midterm election, Wisconsin Democrats face uphill battle

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

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Wisconsin Government, Milwaukee, WI

TwinCities

Wisconsin authorities rescue 22 animals from home

A Winnebago County woman has been arrested after authorities found nearly two dozen animals living in deplorable conditions in the Town of Clayton.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research project aims to foster innovation

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

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Related Topix: Babcock, WI, University of Wisconsin Madison, Life, Food, Cheese, Agriculture, Science, Milwaukee, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Editorial: Thumbs Up and Down

It takes a sizable effort to put on an event of this magnitude every year. We're grateful so many people are willing to dedicate themselves to it.

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Related Topix: Opinion

KAUZ

'GMA' promotes Lara Spencer to co-host billing

Authorities announced charges Friday against a man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people in the Kansas City area.

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Related Topix: The Insider, Entertainment, Television, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Scott Walker, US Governors

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Snow, rain lead to sewer overflows in 15 Wisconsin communities

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

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Related Topix: Weather, Superior, WI, Ashland, WI, Mequon, WI, Hazel Green, WI

CBS News

Wisconsin residents blame fracking for a boom in sand mining facilities

In Wisconsin, residents are having an emotional debate over the fuel-drilling technique known as "fracking," in which a sand mixture is blasted underground to extract oil and gas from rock.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Arcadia, WI, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Study: Banning chocolate milk from school lunches ...

Cornell University studied the effects of banning chocolate milk from 11 elementary schools at a school district in Oregon.

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Cornell University, Education Etc.

Green Bay Press-Gazette

More Wisconsin farmers markets accepting FoodShare

Farmers markets offer great opportunities to buy seasonal, local and healthy produce.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Vegetables

GPB.org

Why Scott Walker Is Looking Beyond His Fan Base

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker officially announced this week that he is running for wait for it re-election as governor of Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin Michaels stores involved with major data breach

That's what the company confirmed Thursday, when it offered a free year of identity theft protection and credit monitoring to the affected customers.

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Wisconsin Gazette

ACLU of Wisconsin asks: Why not in our state?

As the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin and a gay man, I spend a lot of time defending or promoting the civil liberties and rights of other people, regardless of their sexual orientation.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, ACLU, Gay/Lesbian, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Bag and film recycling efforts expanded

Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources is joining a public and private effort to increase a certain type of recycling.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Unemployment drops to 5.9%, over 4,000 jobs added last month

Unemployment in Wisconsin is below 6% for the first time since November of 2008.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

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