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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Veteran pilot creates friendship with young boy

A 40-year-old veteran pilot has built a touching friendship with a young Edgerton boy.

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6 hrs ago | WAOW

Trial date set for Wisconsin Rep. Bill Kramer

Marathon County Crime Stoppers is asking for help to find the people responsible for stealing from a business in the Township of Cleveland near Stratford.

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

10 hrs ago | WSAW

Wisconsin DNR to Scale Back Gypsy Moth Suppression

Communities and individuals have been able to ask the DNR to spray moth-infested areas for 14 years.

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12 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

Matt Pommer: Sessions show two sides of Wisconsin politics

Two conservative state senators seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Congress in the Sixth District refused to participate in candidate forums conducted by the League of Wisconsin Women Voters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Tommy Thompson

16 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Poll: Prisons struggling with inmate rehab

A little more than 41 percent of respondents said they believe the system is doing a fair job of rehabilitating inmates into contributing members of society.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

21 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Kingmakers leave Wisconsin voters with no choice

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

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, US News, Computers, Iowa, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin farmer creates mobile shade machine to keep livestock cool

From a distance it looks like an enormous satellite dish or something NASA created for a mission to Mars, but step closer and you will quickly see it's a "shade machine" used to keep livestock or people cool on hot days.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Coon Valley, WI, University of Wisconsin Madison, Marquette University

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

At 111, Viola Jacobi may be the most senior of Wisconsin's citizens

Mandy Rathbun talks with her great-grandmother, Viola Jacobi, at Jacobi's 111th birthday party Saturday at the Lutheran Home in Wauwatosa.

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Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI, Waukesha, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Star Tribune

Along Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail

As the sun slides toward the horizon, its long, golden fingers cast sparkles across the small lakes dimpled into the earth beside me.

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Related Topix: St. Croix Falls, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Children who have crossed the border placed with Wisconsin families

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

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Milwaukee, WI

Fox Point

BloodCenter of Wisconsin to partner with Northshore Hockey Tournament

Every year, more than 35,000 children and adults in the United States are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases, such as leukemia or lymphoma.

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Related Topix: Mequon, WI, Lymphoma, Leukemia, Health

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

State's craft beers on display at Wisconsin State Fair

MillerCoors, Budweiser and Sprecher have stands throughout the grounds. What makes the fair different from, say, Summerfest is The Micro, an open-air pavilion dedicated to the state's craft beers.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, New Glarus, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Obamacare rule leads to $2.6M in rebates to 70,000 Wisconsinites

Nearly 70,000 Wisconsin consumers who bought individual health insurance in 2013 will receive refunds totaling $2.6 million from insurers under an Obamacare requirement that pushes insurers to operate efficiently.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Health Insurance, Health

WAOW

Wisconsin suspects arrested after Facebook 'likes'

Residents in a Langlade County town are fired up after what they say was a threat to their Second Amendment rights.

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Related Topix: Langlade County, WI, Vilas County, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

6 top concerts to see at the Wisconsin State Fair

That includes the campy Here Come the Mummies . They may wear costumes and its members bear names like "Mummy Cass" and "Eddie Mummy," but they're ace musicians.

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Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Lady Antebellum, Country, Rap, Vanilla Ice, Alabama, Entertainment

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Changes Coming to Wisconsin's Do Not Call List

Starting August 1, residents will no longer have to register their numbers every two years--meaning you can sign up your home or cell number one time and it will be permanent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US News, US Senate, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, VoIP, Science / Technology, Minocqua, WI

The Town Talk

More states push homicide charges in heroin overdoses

Heroin bundles usually made up of 10 baggies wound together with a rubber band are seen in this Burlington, Vt., police evidence package.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Milwaukee County, WI

Wisconsin Gazette

Chicago bound: 7th Circuit sets arguments in marriage cases

All aboard the Hiawatha. That's the Amtrak line that can swiftly get marriage equality advocates from Milwaukee to Chicago on Aug. 13 for the oral arguments in Wisconsin's marriage equality case.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Milwaukee, WI, ACLU, US Supreme Court, Scott Walker, US Governors

Washington Times

Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

It's ironic that Republicans in an election year are practically tripping over themselves in their zeal to scrub the Common Core academic standards that almost every state adopted before the political pushback began.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, George Bush, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WSAW

Wis. Supreme Court to Rule on 2008 Murder-for-Hire Case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to rule in a case involving a man convicted for his role in plotting to kill his lover's husband.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

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