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1 hr ago | WAOW

Power outages reported across northern Wisconsin

The Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body has been found guilty on all three counts.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, WI, Weather, Oneida County, WI, Rhinelander, WI

3 hrs ago | Washington Times

Van Hollen, Stepp promote drug take-back day

The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Wisconsin Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Walker refuses to back down on jobs promise

Gov. Scott Walker isn't expected to fulfill his 2010 campaign promise to add 250,000 private sector jobs by next year in Wisconsin, but he said Wednesday that he doesn't think voters will hold it against him.

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

WNFL-AM Green Bay

New rules satisfy small egg producers

The new law now in effect makes it easier for egg producers to sell their product with fewer licensing requirements.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

TwinCities

Wisconsin enacts 3 laws to protect victims of domestic violence

Gov. Scott Walker signed three bills Wednesday aimed at strengthening domestic-violence laws, including one measure proposed after a man fatally shot his estranged wife in 2012 while she was working at a Brookfield spa.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Brown Deer, WI, De Pere, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee lesbian couple challenges Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban

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

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Gay/Lesbian, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

New Information: Discrimination claim filed by former Regis presidential candidate dismissed

Another winter-like spring storm will bring accumulating snow to parts of Western Wisconsin, with several inches likely in our northern counties through Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

7 Wisconsin districts get $3.2M in federal grants

Another winter-like spring storm will bring accumulating snow to parts of Western Wisconsin, with several inches likely in our northern counties through Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Muscoda, WI, Balsam Lake, WI, Highland, WI, Lake Geneva, WI

WIGM-AM Medford

Dying with dignity

Governor Walker proclaims today, April 16, Healthcare Decisions Day in Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

JD Supra

Wisconsin Adopts Password Protection Law

Wisconsin has become the thirteenth state to enact a law limiting the circumstances under which employers may request or require access to the personal internet accounts of applicants and employees.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WKBT

Outdoor enthusiasts in Wisconsin vote to ban baiting, feeding

Outdoor enthusiasts say Wisconsin should ban deer baiting and feeding in the days leading up to the November gun season.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

Home Channel News

Wisconsin Building Supply opens new locations

Following on the heels of two new Hines openings in Northern Illinois, US LBM's Wisconsin Building Supply subsidiary announced the opening of two new locations in the Fond du Lac area.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

More spring snow to impact Western Wisconsin Wednesday

A storm system is crossing heading for the Upper Midwest tonight and will set us for a messy day of wintry and rainy weather in Western Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Winter, WI, Weather, La Crosse, WI, Burnett, WI

Greendale

Wisconsin Earns A- Grade for State Spending Transparency Website

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

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

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Snowstorm in northern Wisconsin could impact river flooding

That's bad news not only for the north, but for the rest of the state which will inherit that precipitation in the form of flood waters.

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Related Topix: Weather, Shiocton, WI, Rock Springs, WI, Berlin, WI

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Winter storm watches for northern Wisconsin throug...

Six to 12 inches of heavy wet snow are in the forecast in the far northwest from Superior to Bayfield -- 6 to 10 inches in the Park Falls region -- 7 to 11 inches from Minocqua to Florence -- and 4 to 8 inches from Barron and Ladysmith northward.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Winter, WI, Natural Disasters, Superior, WI, Bayfield, WI

WAOW

Mark Bucki: I did not kill my wife

WAUSAU - Wausau police arrested a veteran Kronenwetter policeman after a prostitute told investigators about "several sexual encounters for money" with him, Capt.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Around Wisconsin: Cop hired prostitute often, police say

Jason Rasmussen, 41, was arrested at about 6 p.m. Thursday on charges of soliciting a prostitute and encouraging probation violations by detective supervisors with the Wausau Police Department, according to a news release issued Monday.

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Related Topix: Wausau, WI, Stevens Point, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Mentzer: Want to buy a rhino? In Wisconsin, it's allowed

I have a couple of aging cats at home, but for my next pet I am thinking about getting a leopard, or maybe a grizzly bear or, if I'm feeling ambitious, a couple of elephants.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wausau, WI, Baraboo, WI, Beloit, WI

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Wisconsin man gets death penalty for South Dakota ...

UNDATED A man arrested in Madison for killing a woman in South Dakota, as part of a plot to assassinate the president, was sentenced to death yesterday.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty

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