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1 hr 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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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Wisconsin Government

2 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

4 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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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

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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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

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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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, Scott Walker, US Governors, Jim Doyle

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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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

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

Wisconsin Gazette

Under fire over tax credit, Ashley Furniture denies plans to reduce Wisconsin job force

Ashley Furniture Industries disputes reports that it plans to outsource jobs after receiving a $6-million tax credit from Gov. Scott Walker's Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. The credit caused a stir because it was granted without a reciprocal guarantee from Ashley to keep jobs in the state - and the company even indicated that it planned to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Gay/Lesbian

WLNE-TV Providence

Afghan candidate threatens boycott of vote audit

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Immigration Reform, Wisconsin Government

Business Journal

Wisconsin contractors submit low bid of $198.8M for Zoo Interchange contract

A trio of Wisconsin contractors submitted a $198.8 million low bid for a contract to rebuild the core of the Zoo Interchange, beating a second team that includes Walsh Construction Co.

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Related Topix: River Falls, WI, Black River Falls, WI, Brownsville, WI, Edgerton, WI, Oak Creek, WI

News9 Oklahoma City

Slain woman IDs ex-deputy as gunman in 911 call

Authorities are trying to figure out why a plane crashed just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland, killing the four people aboard.

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Related Topix: Dane County, WI, Fitchburg, WI, Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University

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