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3 hrs ago | WisDOT

Public meeting for old WIS 26 and old WIS 59 pavement repair project, Rock County

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will hold a public involvement meeting to discuss construction work taking place on old Highway 26 and old Highway 59 in Rock County.

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7 hrs ago | WKBT

Wis., Minn. students earn top spots in ACT exam

High school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible 36 on the ACT, ranking the state first among states in which at least half of graduates took the exam.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Wisconsin

11 hrs ago | Merrill Foto News

Governor hopeful Burke visits Merrill farm

Fresh off Tuesday's primary win, Democratic governor candidate Mary Burke was in Merrill Thursday to visit with town of Scott dairy farmers Hans and Katie Breitenmoser and their five children.

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Related Topix: Merrill, WI, Wisconsin, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Jim Doyle, US Governors

15 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

GIS Government News Weekly: Mainea s Future, Wisconsin Traffic, Avenza Courts Indiana DNR

The Maine Futures Community Mapper is a web-based tool that helps Mainers: identify locations that are most suitable for future development, conservation, agricultural uses, or forestry; identify potential conflicts and compatibilities between different land uses; and envision their future landscape under different possible scenarios of change.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Indiana, Indiana Government, Maine, Agriculture, Science, Wyoming Government, Wyoming

19 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Tree nurseries in Wisconsin are looking for seeds

Department of Natural Resources officials say the nurseries are in the market for balsam fir, jack pine, basswood, butternut, shagbark hickory, white oak, red oak, swamp white oak, walnut and wild plum seeds.

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22 hrs ago | WisDOT

Closure extended for WIS 47 over US 41

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is announcing the full closure of WIS 47 northbound and southbound from W. Seneca Drive to Evergreen Drive in Outagamie County on Monday, August 18 has been extended to 8 p.m. Monday night.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Channel3000

State seeks to commit man as sexual predator

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has requested that a 63-year-old man convicted of second-degree murder and two sexual assault charges be committed for treatment.

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WisDOT

Charting a future course for Wisconsin waterways

Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed August 18 to 24 Wisconsin Ports Week. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin are teaming up to promote, educate and celebrate the network of ports that contribute to the state's economy, environment and quality of life.

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News Observer

Activists in 6 states plan to spread NC protests

The North Carolina NAACP says that Friday will be the first of seven days of demonstrations.

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WKBT

Vermont man pleads not guilty to shooting of Wis. man

A Vermont man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he shot a man in the stomach after a dispute at his home.

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Switched

Man Charged After Allegedly Threatening Scott Walker's Son

A Milwaukee, Wisconsin, resident is facing charges after allegedly threatening Gov. Scott Walker's son Matthew on Twitter and Facebook, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and WITI report.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

WAOW

Court set to release John Doe documents

A Wisconsin Rapids man set to stand trial for killing another man in 2008 has now been charged in the 1984 shooting death of his wife.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Wisconsin

Advocate

40 Under 40: JoCasta Zamarripa and Carlos Menchaca Make Immigration a Local Issue

Immigration is one of the most pressing issues in American politics, and these two LGBT lawmakers are taking a lead in addressing it - as well as advocating progressive measures to help all marginalized groups.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Jim Doyle, US Governors, Scott Walker, Gay/Lesbian, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Germantown

Work on Menomonee River Bridge begins tonight

On the evening of Monday, Aug. 18, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will begin a $4 million reconstruction project of less than a mile of Highway 41/45 at the Menomonee River Bridge, immediately west of Maple Road.

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WisDOT

Governor Walker recognizes Wisconsin rest area maintenance crews

Recent State Capitol ceremony is part of Governor Walker's "Year of a Better Bottom Line" to encourage employment opportunities for people with disabilities During a recent State Capitol ceremony, Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch presented certificates on behalf of Governor Scott Walker to recognize workers across the state employed ... (more)

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Channel3000

House ethics panel continues probe of Wis. lawmaker

The House Ethics Committee says it will continue investigating a Wisconsin congressman's stock dealings following a media report that raised questions about his portfolio.

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Business Journal

Estimated cost of Gov. Walker's Medicaid decision rises 73% to $206 million: Nonpartisan memo

A new nonpartisan report shows that Gov. Scott Walker 's Medicaid policy will cost Wisconsin taxpayers about $87 million more than initial estimates.

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WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Source of human waste spill still a mystery

Drivers, hold your breath. Human waste spilled on I-94 eastbound near Racine, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

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Washington Times

NOVAK: Why move to Florida? $200,000 in tax savings - thata s why

Florida can brag about a lot more than its warm weather. Its low tax burden has caught the attention of nearly 2 million people over the last couple decades, and they brought more than $100 billion of income to the state.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Door Reminder

Wisconsin media, cities compromise on records

Wisconsin media, cities compromise on records Public can get clean copies if they reveal identity, intentions Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1oGEdfp Wisconsin open records advocates and municipal leaders have brokered a truce in a fight over police record redactions, creating a request form that allows the public ... (more)

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