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1 hr ago | WAOW

President Obama in Wisconsin promoting economic gains as elections near

Another round of rain and storms expected late Sunday night and Monday morning. It should dry out and turn cooler and less humid late Monday into Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Chippewa Falls, WI, Stevens Point, WI

5 hrs ago | Cudahy

Wisconsin Police Received $28 Million Dollars in Military Equipment

Local Wisconsin Police agencies have received more than $28 million worth of military gear through the 1033 program since post 9/11 .

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Related Topix: Stevens Point, WI, Science / Technology, Robots, Rock County, WI, Brown County, WI

5 hrs ago | Washington Times

Wisconsin governor skirts touchy casino decision

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker portrays himself as a man of action, willing to take on tough political fights.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, Scott Walker, US Governors, Milwaukee, WI

9 hrs ago | Birder's World

A century without the Passenger Pigeon

Tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of a sad occasion: the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon, the largest-scale human-caused extinction in history.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison

12 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Gov. Walker Proclaims September Pain Awareness Month in Wisconsin

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

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Scott Walker, US Governors, Greendale, WI, Waukesha, WI

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WauwatosaNOW.com

Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast calls for new Girl Scout members and volunteers to join in the fun

New research shows majority of parents see benefits for daughters; majority of volunteers feel experience has helped them personally and professionally.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Kenosha, WI

Examiner.com

Democrat candidate Mary Burke won't be with Obama publicly in Wisconsin

Five-thousand people are expected at the Summerfest grounds for the ticketed event.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

Channel3000

DNR: Pipeline work could kill rare species

Wisconsin Gas LLC wants to construct a new 74-mile natural gas lateral that would run from an existing pipeline in Eau Claire or Clark County to Tomah.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

WKOW-TV

Portage woman arrested for sixth OWI

A Portage woman was arrested early Sunday morning for her sixth drunken driving offense.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies

Sweet corn breeder Bill Tracy,center, talks to visitors at a tasting day on a University of Wisconsin research farm Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Verona, Wis.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Verona, WI, Life, Food, Vegetables

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil the state later when public employees staged massive... The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, University of Wisconsin Madison, Earthquake, Natural Disasters,

WAOW

Despite the wet weather, Potato Fest draws hundreds

Police say a male driver has been found dead -- apparently shot after a hit-and-run in Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: Weather, Entertainment, Sons of Guns, Television

Sat Aug 30, 2014

OnMilwaukee

Tim Gunn to serve as honorary chair for 2014 AIDS Walk Wisconsin

AIDS Walk Wisconsin, a fundraiser and 5K run on Milwaukee's Lakefront on Oct. 18, has announced that Emmy award-winning television host and fashion guru Tim Gunn will serve as its 2014 Honorary Chair .

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Viroqua, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Fermentation classes bubbling up on Wisconsin campuses

Beer, wine, cheese, sausage, soy sauce, sauerkraut - it's not hard to think of Wisconsin as a state in which fermentation is more than just a hobby.

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

The Washington Post

Paul Ryan rethinks the 'makers' and 'takers' idea

To take the measure of this uncommonly interesting public man, begin with two related facts about him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Opinion

Milwaukee Courier Online

Legislatively Speaking - Labor Day

This Monday is the national celebration of Labor Day , a day on which we pay tribute to the social and economic achievements of American workers and the immeasurable contributions their labor has brought to our country.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Shawano Avenue intersection will open August 30

The US 41/Shawano Avenue interchange, and Shawano Avenue from Taylor Street to Duck Creek Parkway, will open to traffic on Saturday, August 30th.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Business in Wisconsin

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

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Related Topix: Oconomowoc, WI, Coleman, WI, Wind Lake, WI, Oshkosh, WI

Star Tribune

Recount that did not include 110 missing ballots flips results in Wisconsin Senate primary

A recount that did not include 110 missing ballots has flipped the results in a Democratic primary for a state Senate seat.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

Fri Aug 29, 2014

TwinCities

Gov. Walker deals with double dose of bad economic news in Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker tried to put a positive spin Friday on the one-two punch of lackluster job numbers and a drop in tax collections that will likely put the budget in the red next year, while Democrats said the news shows that his policies are failing.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, US News, Marquette University, Jim Doyle

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