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1 hr ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago | 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.


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

12 hrs ago | 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.


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

14 hrs ago | 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.


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

18 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, George Bush, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government


Man gets 3 1/2 years in prison for violin heist

One person was killed and 14 people hurt when two vehicles and a small tourist bus crashed just north of Minocqua on Thursday morning, the Wisconsin State Patrol said.


Related Topix: Minocqua, WI, Eagle River, WI, Vilas County, WI, Wausau, WI

News Observer

Wisconsin makes Minnesota offer on tax reciprocity

Still, Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler and Wisconsin lawmakers who live on the border with Minnesota said they hoped the two states could reach agreement for the 2015 tax year before a Sept.


Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Wisconsin Government, Tax

Wisconsinites lead effort to start new med school

Mark Lefebvre and Jennifer Kidon DeKrey each spent about two decades raising money for UW-Madison through the foundation.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin Government


Rotten bosses come in at least 6 different flavors

Bosses may be the ones giving annual performance reviews. But make no mistake: Their performances are being judged daily by those who work for them.


New Berlin

Wisconsin State Agencies at Wisconsin State Fair July 31, through August 10, 2014

State Senator Mary Lazich represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth.


Related Topix: New Berlin, WI, Berlin, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Wisconsin Supreme Court's Decision in Associated Bank N.A. v....

In Wisconsin, supplemental proceedings under Wis. Stat. ch. 816 are the principal tool by which a judgment creditor can discover assets of the judgment debtor in aid of collection.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Democrats Vying for Wisconsin's 25th Senate District Talk Mining

State Senator Bob Jauch will retire this year, putting the 25th Senate District up for grabs.


Related Topix: Washburn, WI, Park Falls, WI


State Fair neighborhood concerned about highway construction

The businesses around State Fair are concerned that the on-going highway construction may hurt business if it's not completed before the fair opens WITH FRONT END DAMAGE.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government


Wisconsin governor race remains in a dead heat despite probe -poll

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is seeking re-election in November, has not seen any significant drop in his support since the release of documents on a probe into possible illegal campaign financing, a poll showed on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker


Wis. AG: Gay Marriage Isn't a Fundamental Right

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause doesn't cover sexual orientation the same way it does gender discrimination and there's no fundamental right for gay couples to marry.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Gay/Lesbian

South Dakota PUC rules against wind power producer

South Dakota's Public Utilities Commission has ruled against an alternative energy producer seeking to force rural electric cooperatives to buy the wind power it plans to generate.


Related Topix: South Dakota, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Wisconsin Government

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Cost of hospital care slows in southeastern Wisconsin

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


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI


2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

Two people, including an eight-year-old boy, were hospitalized and three others escaped harm in a near-drowning incident Tuesday on a northern Wisconsin lake, the Vilas County Sheriff's Department said.


Related Topix: Vilas County, WI, Rothschild, WI, Marathon County, WI, Madison, WI


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