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  1. Utility merger will face no additional delays from...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    MADISON, Wis Wisconsin utility regulators say they will not impose a further delay in voting next year on the proposed merger of Wisconsin Energy and the Integrys Energy Group. Advocates for consumers and large factories urged the state Public Service Commission to delay action on the matter -- because neighboring Michigan did the same.

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  2. DNR approves new frac sand mines despite expired regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    MADISON, Wis The state D-N-R continues to let new frac-sand mines open, even though the agency's environmental regulations expired nine months ago. The Wisconsin State Journal said over 200 non-metallic silica sand mines were approved under a now-expired 2009 permit.

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  3. Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for fatal hit-...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A Cambridge man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, for killing a friend in a Dane County traffic crash and then running away. 27-year-old Bradley Pellmann said Monday that he panicked -- and that's why he ran from a crash he caused in May that killed his passenger, 31-year-old Nathan Trickel of Madison.

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  4. 'Pro life' agenda to be pushed in legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    MADISON, Wis With larger Republican majorities in the state Legislature, pro-life groups are working on several anti-abortion measures they hope will pass in the next two-year session. Wisconsin Right-to-Life is seeking a ban on all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, plus renewed bans on doctor-assisted suicides.

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  5. Gary Anderson leaves WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez says he hopes to have a new football coach on board by the January first Outback Bowl. And he just might coach the game himself, after Gary Andersen suddenly quit yesterday after just two years in Madison.

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  6. More security possible at Madison City-County buil...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Madison officials could soon beef up security in the City-County Building, after a municipal courtroom had one of its walls covered with excrement. Judicial support clerk Kelly McConnell found it Wednesday when she arrived for work.

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  7. Former magazine editor named new head of Wisconsin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Interior of the Wisconsin State Capitol by Ryan Wick; panel of glass mosaic representing "Liberty" designed by Kenyon Cox , according to wisconsin.gov [CC-BY-2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons.com MADISON, WI - A former editor of Madison's Progressive Magazine was named Thursday as the new head of a state government watchdog group. The group issues reports on campaign donations for various state offices.

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  8. Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce supports right-to-work and upper income ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A view of the Wisconsin State Capitol in downtown Madison. . MADISON, Wis Wisconsin's top business lobbying group is urging lawmakers to drop the state's highest personal income tax rate, raise gas taxes, and pass a right-to-work bill.

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  9. Pelican Lake grower of Capitol Christmas tree in Madison for lighting ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A Pelican Lake tree farmer will be on hand Friday as a tree from his yard becomes the main Christmas tree at the state Capitol in Madison. The tree lighting will be at noon in the Capitol rotunda.

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  10. Right-to-work bill to be introduced in next legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Protestors fill the rotunda outside of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's office while he holds a fireside chat at the state Capitol in Madison Wisconsin February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Hauck MADISON, Wis A Republican state lawmaker vows to introduce a right-to-work bill in the next session.

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  11. Former governor to teach at UWRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    MADISON, Wis Former Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle will teach a course on state policy at U-W Madison in the spring semester. The La Follette School of Public Affairs says Doyle will share his insights with graduate students on general policy areas that include health care, the environment, job creation, schools, and corrections.

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  12. Preliminary deer hunt report: hunters did better i...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    UNDATED It will be a couple days before we know for sure. But at least one DNR warden said deer hunters appeared to be more successful in the final seven days of the gun season which ended yesterday.

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  13. Madison manure plant exceeds pollution limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A manure plant north of Madison is accused of releasing too much toxic formaldehyde and sulfur dioxide, earning almost 90 air pollution violations from the state. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources accuses Clear Horizons of failing to report the excess emissions, saying the company hasn't secured some necessary pollution permits, didn't properly test generator exhaust and has failed to submit yearly air emission reports.

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  14. UW President has staff speechwriter for $95,000 sa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    MADISON, Wis The U-W Madison chancellor is paying $95,000 a year to have somebody write her speeches. And a G-O-P lawmaker says it proves that the university does not need another dime in its next state budget.

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  15. Madison, Superior expected to have protests in wake of Ferguson grand jury decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Protests were planned for Tuesday at police facilities in Madison and Superior, in response to the lack of charges against Ferguson Missouri officer Darren Wilson. That was before a prosecutor said charges would not be filed against Wilson for the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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  16. GOP leader considers changes to Government Accountability BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    MADISON, Wis The Wisconsin Senate's majority leader says he might try for a second time to bring back political appointees to the agency that runs elections. Scott Fitzgerald of Juneau was re-elected yesterday to his fourth two-year term as the Senate's G-O-P leader.

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  17. Official: Walker, Ryan better decide quickly on presidential bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks after witnessing a signing memorandum of understanding of the commercial deals between U.S. and China House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor, Maryland March 15, 2013. R Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks after witnessing a signing memorandum of understanding of the commercial deals between U.S. and China MADISON, WI - With the Iowa caucuses 14 months away, Governor Scott Walker and Janesville Congressman Paul Ryan don't have much more time to sit on the presidential fence.

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  18. Man faces sex-trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    MADISON, Wis A Madison man is due in court today on eight charges related to human trafficking. Prosecutors said 39-year-old Lindy Gill forced three women into prostitution, including the mother of his child -- and he tried to doing the same to a fourth woman.

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  19. DOJ appeals judge's ruling on release of Schimel t...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    As expected, the state Justice Department has appealed a Madison judge's order that two training videos for prosecutors be released to state Democrats. The party says it's looking for inappropriate remarks it believes were made by Republican attorney general candidate Brad Schimel, in his role as the Waukesha County D.A. The Justice Department said it cannot find 3 videos in question.

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  20. Bill would require better training for property as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Construction workers put the finishing touches on newly built single family homes in San Diego, California March 25, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blak MADISON, Wis Local property assessors who don't meet uniform standards could be punished by the state under a new bill considered for next year.

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