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  1. Report: Wisconsin has highest black-white disparity for H.S. suspensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The Civil Rights Project is out with a new report saying that 34 percent of Wisconsin's black high school students were suspended at some point in the 2011 and '12 school year. That's 30 points higher than the 4 percent of white students suspended in that same school year.

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  2. Health Care Graphic (Photo Copyright Midwest Communications, Inc.).Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    UNDATED About 150,000 low-income adults in Wisconsin might have to start paying premiums to keep their Badger-Care -- and they might have to pay more if they smoke, or engage in other risky behaviors. The Legislative Fiscal Bureau uncovered those proposals when it analyzed Governor Scott Walker's two-year, $68-billion budget package.

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  3. Lt. Gov. says regulations hurt Wisconsin start-up companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    UNDATED Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch says she wants to look into a claim that Wisconsin start-up companies face too many restrictions from early-stage investors. Milwaukee venture capitalist Brian Taffora told a panel discussion on entrepreneurship yesterday that some "angel" investment groups offer terms to start-up firms that avoid risks for the investors, while hurting long-term prospects for the companies' success.

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  4. Questions being raised surrounding cold exposure death of Milwaukee womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    New questions are being raised about the death of a Milwaukee woman from exposure to this month's cold weather. Janet Johnson's father said a case worker from Wisconsin Community Services allowed her to be released from jail without a warm place to stay.

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  5. Wisconsin hearing on right-to-work bill set for TuesdayRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Wisconsin's majority-Republican legislature will this week take up a right-to-work bill that is expected to spark union protests in Madison, after two legislative committees on Monday approved plans to convene an extraordinary session. The Senate and Assembly organization committees voted along party lines to start the session on Tuesday with a hearing on the proposed right-to-work bill in the Senate labor committee, followed by a full Senate discussion on Wednesday.

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  6. Wisconsin Republicans plan to push right-to-work bill next weekRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Wisconsin Republicans plan to call an extraordinary session to fast-track a right-to-work bill in the state legislature next week, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald told a Milwaukee radio station on Friday. Governor Scott Walker, a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016, supports the policy and will sign it into law if the bill makes it to his desk, a spokeswoman said Friday.

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  7. Two women pulled from SUV after drag race ended in Milwaukee riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Police said a 25-year-old woman was drag racing on a street in Milwaukee when she lost control, and plunged 70 feet into an ice-cold Menomonee River. Officials said the woman's SUV drove over a concrete barrier and landed in a canal, where the vehicle was partially-submerged.

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  8. No citation for driver that caused Mayville parking lot crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A 92-year-old Dodge County man will not be ticketed, after he panicked in a grocery store parking lot and dinged nine vehicles. Police Chief Christopher MacNeill said he saw no purpose in ticketing the elderly Horicon man, saying it was all an accident.

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  9. Wisconsin judge to decide if Slenderman case moves forwardRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A Wisconsin judge said on Tuesday he will rule in March whether prosecutors have enough evidence to put on trial two girls accused of stabbing their classmate 19 times to please Slenderman, a fictional Internet character. Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, who were both 12 at the time, were charged as adults with attempted first-degree homicide in an attack on their classmate in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha.

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  10. Report: Illegals not cause of rise in measles, whooping cough casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    MILWAUKEE - Some people believe that undocumented immigrants are causing the recent increases in measles and whooping cough in the Upper Midwest. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said it received some critical responses from its recent story on why whooping cough cases have risen in Wisconsin.

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  11. As Scott Walker mulls White House bid, a spotlight on his jobs agencyRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    When Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a potential Republican presidential candidate, traveled on a trade mission to Britain last week, he brought along top officials from his economic development agency to help drum up jobs. It's a task they have struggled to accomplish at home.

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  12. Milwaukee health department offering free measles shots SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee health department is offering free measles shots Saturday, as a wave of new cases scatters across the country. The State Hygiene Lab is testing two patients who have been isolated in Portage County.

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  13. State schools urged to join federal "Community Eligible" food programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    More Wisconsin schools are being urged to join a federal program that gives free breakfast and lunch to all students in schools with large numbers of kids from low-income families. The program debuted last fall, and 238 schools in Milwaukee have signed up -- along with 36 other schools in southeast Wisconsin, and 18 schools and alternative facilities in the Madison area.

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  14. Budget proposal would give state Supreme Court more control over fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court would get more of a say in how the state's court system is funded, under a budget proposal from Governor Scott Walker. His two-year spending package would give block grants to the Supreme Court to pay for its operations and those of appellate and circuit courts.

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  15. Men with prostate trouble should avoid some cold medicinesRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    With cold and flu season in full swing, experts are warning men who have an enlarged prostate to avoid medicines containing antihistamines and decongestants. "It's very important that men with enlarged prostate avoid cold medicines with pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine.

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  16. Police face discipline for delay in helping stabbing victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    MILWAUKEE Three Milwaukee police officers have been disciplined for a mis-communication in which a stabbing victim had to wait for 31 minutes to get emergency help. Jasmyne Houston-Carter said her boyfriend slit her throat and stabbed her recently, while she was sleeping in her bed.

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  17. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in Wausau.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker reportedly will introduce a plan Tuesday to borrow $1.3 billion to pay for transportation projects needed over the next two years.

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  18. UW-Madison Logo (Photo Copyright Midwest Communications, Inc.).Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The university said Thursday it had the sixth-largest number of patents in a worldwide survey of 100 global colleges. However, that doesn't mean the UW is excelling at getting new products on the market.

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  19. Wisconsin State Senator Nikiya Harris Dodd (D-Milwaukee). (Photo from: Official Facebook Page).Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    MADISON, WI - State Democrats who represent Milwaukee's inner city said it would have been nice if suburban Republicans consulted with them, before unveiling a plan to fight poverty in the Democrats' back yard. Brookfield Representative Dale Kooyenga and River Hills Senator Alberta Darling announced a package Wednesday to grant tax breaks and state law exemptions in newly-created urban zones.

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  20. Questionable student housing builder to break ground at UW's Fond du Lac campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A provider of student housing near two smaller UW campuses is about to break ground for a third complex -- even though both existing ones have problems and delays. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said Bluffstone of Bettendorf Iowa still has building code issues to address at its apartment complexes near the two-year schools at Marshfield and Baraboo.

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