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21 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Tepid job numbers are bad news for Gov. Scott Walker

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

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Pop/Rock, Wisconsin, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Jim Doyle, Barack Obama, Opinion

Yesterday | 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, Verona, WI, Life, Food, Vegetables

Yesterday | Star Tribune

Wisconsin DNR warns pipeline work may result in incidental rare species deaths

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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Yesterday | 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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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

UW-Stout McCalmont Hall project nearly finished

One of the more visible buildings at University of Wisconsin-Stout has a fresh, new look, thanks to a $7.9 million renovation.

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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, Scott Walker, US Governors, US News, Marquette University, Jim Doyle

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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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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Business Journal

Final ruling in downtown streetcar PSC case expected, as is a future lawsuit

Streetcar supporters from across the nation have worked together on development concerns, but opposition has remained largely a local affair.

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WKOW-TV

Walker administration puts out quarterly jobs numbers after 27 News story on delay of release

Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development delayed the release of a key report on state job growth until a 27 News story aired which highlighted the delay on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WisDOT

Planned full closure of US 41 in portion of Washington County

On the evening of Friday September 5, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will fully close a portion of US 41 in Washington County to install ten bridge girders as part of the US 41/WIS 144 improvement project.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

The Wisconsin State Capitol is seen, Oct. 1, 2013.

Wisconsin tax collections for the past year came in 2 percent short of estimates, the state Department of Revenue reported Thursday, news that won't require immediate emergency action by the Legislature but that puts the state's budget on track to be out of balance next year.

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

WDIO

Wisconsin Faces $281 Million Budget Shortfall

Wisconsin tax collections are more than $281 million short of estimates, a drop that could require the Legislature to take action to keep the budget in balance.

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WDIO

Wis. Justice Department Delayed Child Porn Probes

Newly released records show state Justice Department field offices across Wisconsin have delayed investigating child pornography tips for months.

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Daily Kos

On Pins and Needles Waiting for New Tax Figures in Wisconsin

For the past month or so I've been scratching my head wondering when we would get an update from the WI Department of Revenue on state tax collections during the fiscal year that ended on June 30th.

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WKBT

State's plan focuses on improving airports

With Governor Walker proclaiming tomorrow the start of Aviation week, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is looking at improving its airports.

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Door Reminder

Asian crazy worm invades Appleton

Asian crazy worm invades Appleton The extent of the infestation in the Fox Valley is not known.

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Related Topix: Appleton, WI, Wisconsin, Agriculture, Science, Outagamie County, WI

Marshall Independent

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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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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