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1 hr ago | Chicago Tribune

Competency hearing expected for Wisconsin girl in Slenderman case

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.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Waukesha County, WI

5 hrs ago | Naperville Sun

Northern Exposure: Some Wisconsin festivals, attractions to discover Aug. 1 11 a.m.

The lakefront fest also features a Scotland Music Showcase, celebrating all things bagpipes, ballads and more.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Milwaukee, WI, Oneida, WI

10 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Johnson, Baldwin vote "yes" on VA reform bill

US Capitol at night. A mosaic image of around 10 segments taken with a Canon 5D and 24-105mm f/4L IS lens By Diliff [GFDL , CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC-BY-2.5 ], via Wikimedia Commons UNDATED Both of Wisconsin's U-S senators helped pass a compromise veterans' health care reform bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, Tammy Baldwin, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Justice Who Upheld Wisconsin's Anti-Union Law Was Embroiled In Ethics Allegations

Wisconsin unions gather for a 2012 rally to mark the one-year anniversary of the state Legislature passing a bill to end collective bargaining rights for most public workers in the state.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

13 hrs ago | TwinCities

Audit questions Wisconsin state pension fund bonuses

Auditors are questioning the $13.3 million in bonuses given to managers of the state's pension fund last year.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

17 hrs ago | New Berlin

2014 Wisconsin State Fair

From beginning to hunt for the perfect school supplies to the start of Packer training camp and final summer vacations, our state's residents are active.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, West Allis, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Colorado woman guilty of kidnapping newborn nephew

By SAMANTHA HENRY Associated Press She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb."

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Bob McDonnell

WISN-TV

Best way to describe Wisconsin State Fair? Fun

INVOLVED IN BELL'S DIVORCE CASE. IT IS SMILES OF ALL AGES. THE WISCONSIN STATE FAIR IS IN FULL SWING RIGHT NOW IN WEST ALLIS.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, West Allis, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Entertainment

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Wisconsin's Silver Alert system launches Friday

The program will operate similar to an Amber Alert system for missing children. It will use the state's Crime Alert Network to quickly distribute information about endangered, missing adults via media, email, text messages and electronic road signs.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Oconto County, WI, Green Bay, WI

TwinCities

Wisconsin: Woman guilty of kidnapping newborn nephew

A woman who admitted to taking her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and ditching him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station was convicted Thursday of kidnapping.

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News Max

Wisconsin's Walker Buoyed by Voter ID, Union Law Victories

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, fighting to win a second term, was buoyed by his state's high court with victories upholding the Republican's signature legislation on voter identification and union restrictions.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin Auto Title Loans settlement pays out $1.8 million to consumers

About 19,000 customers of Wisconsin Auto Title Loans such as this outlet in West Allis.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI, Milwaukee, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld Act 10, the law passed in 2011 that ended collective bargaining for most public workers in the state.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Milwaukee, WI

WAOW

Homebuilt plane crashes in Wisconsin; 2 injured

WAUSAU - Some communities in Wisconsin are dealing with an increase in hand, foot and mouth disease, state health leaders say.

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Related Topix: Tomahawk, WI, Vilas County, WI

Bayside

Columbia St. Mary's and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin...

An agreement between Columbia St. Mary's and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health care network will expand current cardiothoracic surgery programs at Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Milwaukee and Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee.

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Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Spooner, WI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WISN-TV

Wisconsin State Fair just about ready to open

REGISTRY IN LIMBO. WE ARE HOURS AWAY NOW FROM THE OPENING OF THE 163RD STATE FAIR IN WISCONSIN.

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Cortez Journal News

Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases

The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, Wisconsin Government, Eric Holder, Scott Walker, US Governors, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Child sex assault charges add up to more than 1,000 years in prison

A former Lancaster man faces 33 felony charges of sex crimes against children, which carry a collective sentence of more than 1,000 years in prison if convicted.

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West of the I

Lake Elizabeth part of Wisconsin Walleye Initiative

As a result, the lake could see a huge increase in stocking of large walleye fingerlings starting in 2015, said Luke S. Roffler, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources senior fisheries biologist for Racine, Kenosha and Walworth counties.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Hail storms hit parts of Wisconsin Tuesday evening

McKinley in Polk County had two-and-three-quarter-inch hail, almost the size of a small softball.

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Related Topix: Polk County, WI, Weather, Fifield, WI, Price County, WI, Black Creek, WI

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