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  1. Matt Pommer: Partisan moves roll through state CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Matt Pommer writes this Wisconsin Newspaper Association weekly state government newsletter. He is dean of the state Capitol correspondents, having covered government action in Madison for 36 years.

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  2. VA hospital wait times longer despite staff additionsRead the original story

    13 min ago | Washington Times

    ... the average wait for all primary care visits is about 3A1 2 days, up from approximately 1A1 2 days a year ago, the Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/1KNFfRO ) reported. The wait is a little longer for specialty care - nearly four days. The ...

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  3. Teen apprehended in Minnesota following Wisconsin crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | WIGM-AM Medford

    A 14-year-old boy is in custody in Anoka County, Minnesota, following a series of incidents Monday in western Wisconsin that included two car thefts and an attempted armed robbery.

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  4. Wisconsin's unclaimed lottery winnings exceed $57MRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | WAOW

    ... pulling exploded, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department. GREEN LAKE, Wis. (AP) -- A 19-year-old Wisconsin man who authorities say took part in the "thrill killing" of 15 deer last year has been sentenced to six months in jail. GREEN ...

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  5. Americans must talk about last wishesRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... that mirrors a successful endeavor in La Crosse, Wis., which began nearly 20 years ago. Over two decades, the Wisconsin program has convinced 96 percent of the town's residents, regardless of age, to spell out their advance-care wishes. Today, when ...

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  6. Lady Vikings seniors ready to take on tough districtRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... "Our team has great chemistry on and off the court," said Murata, who has committed to Marquette University in Wisconsin. "Many teams don't have that close, drama-free bond." Lamar's chemistry should contribute to the Lady Vikings strengths: strong ...

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  7. TWEETRead the original story

    37 min ago | State of Wisconsin

    The cover story, "The fine art of state parks," in the August issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine pays tribute to the complex work of DNR's landscape architects. It's not just landscaping that they do - it's "architecture of the outdoors."

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  8. Grants available to help communities develop, manage urban forestsRead the original story

    37 min ago | State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin city, town, village, county or, tribal governments and 501 non-profit organizations can now apply for financial help for urban forestry projects under the Department of Natural Resources Urban Forestry Grant program. The grants support new, innovative projects that will develop sustainable urban and community forestry programs, according to Suzann DaWalt, DNR urban forestry financing specialist.

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  9. Monitoring shows forestry operations continue to protect Wisconsin's water qualityRead the original story

    37 min ago | State of Wisconsin

    Foresters and loggers are harvesting timber in Wisconsin following procedures that provide a high rate of water quality protection, according to monitoring the Department of Natural Resources conducted of timber harvest practices in 2013 and 2014. The 2013 monitoring program conducted site reviews on Wisconsin state lands and county forests, while the 2014 monitoring was conducted on federal and privately held large landholdings in Wisconsin.

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  10. Wildlife stamp contest winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | State of Wisconsin

    Talented artists from all corners of the state submitted a total of 28 pieces of wildlife artwork for this year's Wisconsin wild turkey, pheasant, and waterfowl stamp design contest. Judging took place on Friday, July 3 and the top three pieces of artwork in each division will be on display in the Natural Resources Park at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair .

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  11. Class B bear license eliminated in WisconsinRead the original story

    38 min ago | State of Wisconsin

    The 2015-17 Wisconsin state budget bill has passed as 2015 Wisconsin Act 55, and state law was changed to eliminate the Class B bear license and increase the Class A license application fee to $4.50. The 2015 Bear Hunting Regulations pamphlet was completed in advance of the proposed law, and will not reflect these Class B changes.

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  12. Natural Resources Board to meet August 12 in HoriconRead the original story

    38 min ago | State of Wisconsin

    Changes to Wisconsin's environmental analysis and review procedures and establishing the 2015 migratory bird hunting seasons are among the items that the state Natural Resources Board will consider when it meets August 12, 2015 in Horicon. The board will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitors Center , N7725 State Road 28, Horicon, to conduct its regular business meeting.

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  13. Second phase of DNR land sales parcels available for reviewRead the original story

    38 min ago | State of Wisconsin

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources released a list of 118 land parcels under department review in the second year of land sale efforts resulting from Wisconsin Act 20. Parcels currently under review are located in 40 counties and total approximately 8,288 acres. Of this total acreage, 5,387 acres will be reviewed for possible sale to the general public.

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  14. 2015 Gold Seal Awards contest underwayRead the original story

    38 min ago | State of Wisconsin

    What Wisconsin state park offers the best beach to take Fido? How about the best park for get a workout, seeing wildflowers or family camping? "If you are a camper, biker, hunter, angler, or park visitor, cast your vote for your favorite state park, forest, or trail in one of our new categories," said Patty Loosen, state park friends coordinator for the Department of Natural Resources. The winning parks, forests and trails will be honored with a Gold Seal Award at the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.

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  15. FDOT: Stretch of New York Avenue in Downtown DeLand to be closed this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | DeLand Beacon

    A portion of New York Avenue will be closed near Downtown DeLand this weekend, the Florida Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. The westbound lane will be closed between North Amelia, and North Clara avenues, with a detour beginning at North Amelia Avenue directing motorists to use Wisconsin Avenue instead to travel westbound, according to FDOT officials..

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  16. West Nile virus confirmed in Brown CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... compromised immune systems are at greater risk of developing central nervous system illness that can be fatal. The Wisconsin Division of Public Health will continue surveillance for West Nile virus until the end of the mosquito season. To report a ...

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  17. Unclaimed lottery winnings in Wisconsin tops $57 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The Appleton Post-Crescent says that's the low end of annual $2 to $4 million in unclaimed prizes. Players have left over $57 million on the table since 1997.

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  18. OSHA cites Kapco Inc. for 8 safety violations, fin...Read the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A suburban Milwaukee industry is facing almost $208,000 in fines, after an employee lost part of a finger at a company plant in northwest Wisconsin. Kapco Incorporated of Grafton has been cited by the U.S. Occupational and Safety Health Administration for 8 safety violations -- two of them "egregious and willful."

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  19. Boy, 14, arrested following western Wisconsin crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Polk County Sheriff Pete Johnson says the youngster crashed a vehicle about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday while officers were chasing him in Forest Lake Minnesota. He was taken to a hospital for treatment, and will then be sent to the Anoka County Regional Juvenile Center.

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  20. Wind and Wisconsin GOPRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lakeland Times

    ... prompting several state wind farm projects to be cancelled or put on hold. An estimate in December 2011 by Renew Wisconsin, a nonprofit group that advocates for sustainable energy, set the loss to Wisconsin at about 1,000 jobs and $1.2 billion in ...

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