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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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Study examines deaths of trout that eat alewife

Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife, an important forage species, according to a scientific report released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Supplement, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B, Immunology, Biology, Science

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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The Washington Post

Scott Walker wona t commit to full term if reelected

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , who is seeking a second term this year but is also considered a potential 2016 presidential candidate, isn't promising to serve a full four-year term if he's reelected.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wisconsin, Chris Christie, World News

Daily Kos

Here's what you call an entitlement program that may make you pay back the "entitlement": MEDICAID

After criticism from two Democratic US senators, the Social Security Administration announced this week it is suspending a program that seized thousands of individual federal income tax refunds to recover Social Security overpayments from years before.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Tax, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Wisconsin

JD Supra

Wisconsin Latest State to Provide Social Media Protections to Applicants and Employees

On April 8, 2014, Governor Scott Walker signed Wisconsin Act 208 to prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that prospective and current employees disclose usernames and passwords for their personal Internet accounts.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Illinois

Forbes.com

The Best Jobs For 2014

Most jobs for mathematicians used to be confined to the cloistered halls of academia.

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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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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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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Northbound U.S. 41 on-ramp from Velp Ave. to close for 9 days

A U.S. 41 on-ramp is closing for 9 days so road construction crews can do some heavy lifting.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies

Walker told about 200 supporters in Madison he deserves a second term because the state is better off now than when he took over nearly four years ago.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wisconsin, Chris Christie

Wisconsin Gazette

For the record: Walker kicks off re-election campaign

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker kicked off his re-election campaign on April 15 with Lt.

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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, Wausau, WI, Baraboo, WI, Beloit, WI

WSAW

Tuesday is Income Tax Filing Deadline

Tuesday is the state tax filing deadline. State income tax returns must be received or postmarked by midnight Tuesday, April 15. State revenue officials urge tax filers to submit their tax return electronically to meet Tuesday's deadline.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Lack of reciprocity creates problems during tax season

Tuesday is the deadline for residents to file income tax returns and for people living in Wisconsin but working in Minnesota, or vice versa, this time of year is always complicated and time consuming.

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Related Topix: Tax, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI, Buffalo County, WI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Muskego

Monday April 14 is the 2014 Conservation Congress

Monday, April 14, 2014, 7:00 PM Wisconsin's 72 counties are scheduled to host a Conservation Congress.

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The Reporter

Sauk Prairie land open for recreation

An old sign is posted near Gate House 6544 on the land formerly Badger Army Ammunition Plant near Baraboo, Wis., on April 10, 2014.

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The Huffington Post

Wisconsin Republicans To Vote On Secession

Wisconsin Republicans will vote next month on whether they support allowing the state to secede from the United States of America.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Pop/Rock, Madison, WI

The Badger Herald Online

'Wisconsin in Watercolor' provides interesting, simplistic look into 1800s Wisconsin farmscapes

" Wisconsin in Watercolor: The Farmscapes of Paul Seifert " is the newest exhibit to come to the Wisconsin Historical Museum .

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WNFL-AM Green Bay

More flood warnings across Wisconsin

An aerial view of the Wisconsin River Dam at Prairie du Sac, Wis., from an UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter June 11, 2008.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Natural Disasters, Flood, Jim Doyle, US Governors, Portage, WI, Durand, WI

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