Milwaukee Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Budget item allows small, rural school districts consolidate whole grade levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Governor Scott Walker's proposed state budget would let small rural school districts consolidate whole grade levels with other small districts. Right now, those arrangements are not allowed under state law.

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  2. Wisconsin jobless rates up in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Unemployment rates went up in January in all 12 Wisconsin metro areas, and in all 72 counties throughout the Badger State. Preliminary figures were issued today by the state's workforce development agency, showing that actual un-adjusted jobless rates ranged from three-point-nine percent in the Madison metro to six-point-six in Racine.

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  3. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will headline Founder's D...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The mayor of New York City will try to fire up Wisconsin Democrats as they start getting ready for the 2016 elections. Bill de Blasio will be the keynote speaker for the Founder's Day gala to be held April 25th in Milwaukee.

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  4. Jimmy Nelson makes first start of springRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Jimmy Nelson will make his first start of the spring today, as the Milwaukee Brewers play Kansas City in an exhibition game at Phoenix. Arizona does not make the change to Daylight Saving Time, unlike Wisconsin so the daytime Cactus League games will generally start around three pm instead of two.

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  5. U.S. Senator Baldwin getting complaints about Dayl...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    If you're groggy this morning due to the time change, you're not alone -- and some folks want the government to fix it. A staffer for U.S. Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin says her office has received about 50 complaints about Daylight Saving Time over the past two years.

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  6. UW Regents ask for less funding cuts, new autonomy vehicle in budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The UW Board of Regents has asked lawmakers to reduce the $300 million cut in state funding over the next two years that Governor Scott Walker put in his new budget. The Regents also backed away Thursday from totally supporting the proposed public authority Walker would create.

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  7. Democrats surprised about Gov. Walker criticism of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Wisconsin Democrats say they're surprised that Governor Scott Walker is criticizing Hillary Clinton for doing State Department business on a private e-mail account. State Assembly Democrat Mandela Barnes of Milwaukee calls it the "ultimate glass house" for Walker, after two of his former Milwaukee County aides were convicted of doing a similar thing.

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  8. Winter Weather Advisory in effect across Wisconsin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Far northern Wisconsin is expected to get the most snow, with 3 to 5 inches through late tonight. To the south, the snow is projected to taper off this afternoon with 1 to 3 inches for western Wisconsin, and 2 to 4 inches in central and southern areas.

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  9. Gov. Walker supports ending handgun waiting periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Walker, a potential GOP candidate for president, told the National Rifle Association's news network it would make Wisconsin a national leader on the issue. Wanggaard says the 48-hour waiting period dates back to an era when background checks had to be done by searching through card files.

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  10. Apostle Islands ice caves closing temporarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The National Weather Service said Franksville in Racine County had 5 inches starting around 2:30 a.m. -- and by mid-morning, it switched to sleet. Kenosha also reported 5 inches by the middle of the morning.

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  11. 98 schools apply to be part of Wisconsin's voucher...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Ninety-eight Wisconsin private and religious schools want to accept tax-funded low-income students under the state's voucher program this fall. The state Department of Public Instruction said the 98 schools filed applications by the program's deadline.

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  12. Man with snowblowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A low pressure system is supposed to bring more snow into Wisconsin overnight. We could then go back into the deep freeze early Wednesday morning.

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  13. Goodwill stores continue popularity growth in Milw...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The number of retail thrift stores in Metro Milwaukee has grown from 10 to 15 since the recession's low point in 2009 -- and two more stores are due to open this year in Brookfield and Brown Deer. Goodwill's territory in southeast Wisconsin and northeast Illinois has seen a 90 percent increase in sales at its retail shops since 2009.

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  14. Brookfield man dies in industrial accident at I-94 Zoo Interchange in MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office reports the fatal accident happened before 8 a-m at the Zoo Interchange construction project site Saturday. Ryan Calkins was dead at the scene.

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  15. Recorded jail phone call leads to identity theft arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Three sisters from Milwaukee are charged with filing about two-thousand fraudulent state income tax returns which netted them 234-thousand dollars. Prosecutors said the three women also filed claims for another 725-thousand -- but the Revenue Department saw them as being bogus and blocked the refunds.

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  16. Smokers, low-income workers may have to pay more for BadgerCareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WTAQ-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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  17. Lt. Gov. says regulations hurt Wisconsin start-up ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WTAQ-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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  18. Analysts feel rise in gas prices are far from overRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy.com said gasoline wholesalers had increases of 10 to 27 cents a gallon Wednesday due to a major price rally. He said he expects "aggressive" retail price hikes in the weeks ahead.

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  19. From L-R, Katrina Blasing, Ryan Lenz (Photo from: Marinette County Sheriff's Office).Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Online court records indicate that Katrina Blasing of Wausaukee will stand trial. She will be arraigned in Marinette County court March 5. Blasing's 4-month-old son suffered extensive injuries while in the care of Ryan Lenz.

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  20. Report: Some Dems considering fleeing Capitol again over right-to-workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Some Wisconsin Senate Democrats are at least considering the possibility of walking out again, like all 14 Democrats did in 2011 in a failing attempt to stop Act 10 from being passed. The state Constitution requires three-fifths of all senators to be on hand for fiscal votes.

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