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3 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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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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

Daily Herald

Company to delay formal request for Wisconsin iron ore mine

Gogebic Taconite says its application to develop an iron ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin will be pushed back until at least the fall of next year.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Voter turn-out lower than expected during primaries

Citizens take to the polls to cast their vote at the Charles Allis Art Museum in the recall election against Republican Wisconsin Governor S UNDATED Just over 550,000 Wisconsinites voted in the fall primaries 15 days ago.

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Daily Herald

Potawatomi withholds payment to Wisconsin

The Forest County Potawatomi has refused to make its annual casino revenue payment to the state as Gov. Scott Walker mulls whether to approve a competing facility, causing what the governor is calling a "significant" impact on the state budget.

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West of the I

Draft Rock Lake management study due in Sept.

A draft of a Rock Lake management study being prepared by the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission should be done by the end of September, the biologist/planner preparing the document said.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Massive Water Balloon Fight Honors Young Cancer Victim

The memory of a four year-old who lost his fight with cancer brought an entire community together for one of his favorite things.

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Related Topix: Manitowoc County, WI, Forest County, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WISN-TV

Federal Appeals Court takes up Wisconsin's ban on same sex-marriage

The fiery debate on Wisconsin's ban on same sex marriage is being played out inside a federal appeals court in Chicago HE HAS MOST RECENTLY BEEN WORKING AT A PARISH IN CHICAGO.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War soldier from Wisconsin

A Civil War soldier is to be honored with the nation's highest military decoration 151 years after his death.

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WAOW

Man dies pulling tractor from mud in Wisconsin

A judge has ordered a Merrill woman convicted of trying to hire someone to kill her boyfriend to spend 3.5 years in prison.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, David Obey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Merrill, WI, Lincoln County, WI

WATE-TV Knoxville

Father of student: fatal flight was to see sights

Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and saying he wouldn't be afraid to tell President Barack Obama to "go... Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform

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