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4 hrs ago | Business Journal
Madison has been named No. 1 on Livability.com's second annual list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live .
8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
Anissa E. Weier is led into a Waukesha County courtroom in Waukesha, Wis. Weier and her classmate Morgan E. Geyser are accused of luring their friend to a wooded area in Waukesha where the victim was held down and stabbed 19 times, police said.
9 hrs ago | ABC News
Wisconsin election officials were scrambling Monday to deal with a federal appeals court's ruling reinstating the requirement that voters show photo identification when casting ballots. The law had been on hold, after being in effect only for the low-turnout February 2012 primary, following a series of court orders blocking it.
13 hrs ago | WIGM-AM Medford
Deer hunters are being asked to save deer heads or to use partnering taxidermists so they can test animals for Chronic Wasting Disease.
13 hrs ago | TwinCities
An increase in rent for cropland in Wisconsin is strapping grain farmers who are dealing with plummeting prices for corn. Competition among farmers for land to grow crops or dump manure helped lead to an increase of about 8 percent for rented cropland this year compared to 2013, analysts said.
17 hrs ago | ABC News
This undated photo provided by the Wisconsin Historical Society shows First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing.
Wisconsin Republicans have turned their backs on everyday Wisconsin families in favor of extreme partisan ideology in Act 20, the recently enacted 2013-2015 state budget. While Republicans spent the past several months cutting backroom deals among themselves and extreme special interests, I was here in our community, listening to the concerns and priorities of my constituents.
Authorities in western Wisconsin say a trench wall collapsed in Pepin County, killing a 56-year-old man and a 2-year-old boy. DURAND, Wis.
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I'm really getting tired of having to correct the Journal-Sentinel's Wisconsin Politi-"fact", but apparently I still have to, based on two awful analyses that seem to indicate that the corporate owners of the J-S have given orders to skew their ratings to favor the Wisconsin GOP as much as possible. "Wisconsin does not have a deficit," Darling said in a news release, which was issued with GOP Rep. John Nygren of Marinette.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is warning those traveling to the Packer's first home game of the 2014 NFL season to expect congestion and delays. Some good news, all construction on US 41 will cease for the day, but DOT officials still anticipate heavy congestion and potential long delays between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Some of the starkest differences in the platforms of Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke concern education policies such as Wisconsin's nascent statewide school voucher program and the Common Core academic standards. Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, faces Burke, a Madison school board member, on Nov. 4. The past three Marquette University Law School polls, including one released Aug. 27, showed the race to be nearly even with only about 5 percent of registered voters undecided.
We may not have movie stars like California, oranges like Florida or corn like Iowa, but Wisconsin has a long list of excellent stuff we've given to the rest of the world. Here are the top 13 things that carry the "Made in Wisconsin" tag.
Nineteen states have laws that require voters to show photo identification at the polls, though legal fights are pending over the issue in four states, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Civil rights groups argue such laws unfairly target poor and elderly residents who are less likely to have IDs, while supporters say they protect against voter fraud.
A surprise decision from the 7th Circuit will allow Wisconsin to enforce its voter-ID law for the upcoming gubernatorial election. The court ruled that recent changes that give citizens more options to gain easier access to qualifying identification make the law legitimate and non-discriminatory, and noted that the statute in Wisconsin is "materially identical to Indiana's photo ID statute, which the Supreme Court held valid in Crawford v.
The state Department of Natural Resources says more than 80,000 hunters have applied for a fall permit. Agency biologists say it appears the harsh winter didn't have a widespread impact on the state's overall turkey population and hunters should see a good number of birds roaming the woods.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:37 pm
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