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  1. Heat records continue to roll inRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | WKOW-TV

    Four consecutive days of record breaking highs of 62 degrees each and Wednesday is set to be even warmer. In fact, the all time February high temperature record should fall in addition to the daily record.

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  2. Prison leader says Lincoln Hills is safeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    MADISON, WI Department of Corrections Secretary Jon Litscher says changes have been implemented at the state's troubled youth prison. "There's no question in our mind that it is a safe and secure environment that focuses on not only program development for these young people, but also education," Litscher told the Assembly Corrections Committee during an informational hearing on Tuesday.

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  3. Litscher says Wisconsin youth prison is safeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WIGM-AM Medford

    Department of Corrections Secretary Jon Litscher says changes have been implemented at the state's troubled youth prison.

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  4. Ironwood man gets 11 years for drug, gun chargesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Daily Globe

    Bessemer - An Ironwood man, who was found guilty on six drug and gun charges in December, was sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court. Donovan Howard Payeur, 32, was sentenced to between nine and 30 years for the charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and conspiracy to possess meth with intent to deliver.

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  5. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    President Trump's latest plans for undocumented immigrants have immigration lawyers in Madison getting ready for a rush of people looking for help. The Community Immigration Law Center, which holds free clinics twice a month at Christ Presbyterian Church in Madison, has already been swamped with questions from immigrants and their families, some who don't know whether they have the proper documentation.

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  6. East Metro girls hockey Player of the Year: Abigail Boreen, Hill-MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Hill-Murray's Abigail Boreen, the Pioneer Press East Metro girls hockey Player of the Year, is photographed at Harding Arena in St. Paul on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. will open against Eastview on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the quarterfinals.

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  7. A smashing time at the Rage RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WAOW

    OSHKOSH, Wis. A new business in Oshkosh lets you smash things for fun, be it dishes or desktop computers.

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  8. Edward Ambrose TrauttRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Davis Enterprise

    "When twilight dims and shadows disappear, and, in the distance, I faintly hear a bugle call, I'll know that the time is near, to reach out to Him, who has also walked beside me, as I journeyed down life's highway." Edward Ambrose Trautt passed away peacefully on Feb. 17, 2017, at Sutter Hospital in Sacramento after suffering a massive stroke three days earlier.

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  9. State NewsRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2013 | Lakeland Times

    A special three-judge federal redistricting panel has ordered the governor and the Legislature to redraw the state's legislative districts, in time for them to be jurisdictionally valid for the 2018 elections. Friday, February 3, 2017 In what might be called the second coming of Tommy Thompson - or at least his channeling - Gov. Scott Walker last week proposed a major welfare reform plan that he says will build upon and expand initiatives enacted into law by Thompson in 1996.

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  10. Current reportsRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2013 | Lakeland Times

    The Department of Natural Resources weekly Outdoor Report indicates that ice conditions have improved on many lakes in the wake of colder weather, but noted variable weather conditions made for erratic fishing. Many different species of birds winter in Wisconsin, making backyard bird watching a favorite pastime of many.

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  11. Wisconsin state trooper faces charges of possessing child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WAOW

    Department of Transportation spokesperson Patty Mayers tells our Madison affiliate WKOW-TV, Trooper Frank Richard Torrez resigned Friday - the same day authorities arrested him. JEFFERSON -- A Wisconsin state trooper is scheduled to make a court appearance Tuesday on ten felony charges of possessing child pornography.

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  12. Natural Resources Board to meet March 1 in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | State of Wisconsin

    Proposed rule related to lake trout harvest in Lake Michigan and a proposed rule related to updating recreational license products available online are among the items the state Natural Resources Board will address when it meets March 1 in Madison. The regular business meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, in Room G09 of the State Natural Resources Building , 101 South Webster St., Madison.

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  13. DNR awards grants for surface water project planningRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | State of Wisconsin

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has awarded 215 grants in 67 counties totaling more than $3.1 million for projects to improve water quality and aquatic habitat. The surface water planning grants support lake and river project planning and aquatic invasive species education, prevention and planning.

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  14. Tune in to Wild Turkeys in Wisconsin and get ready for the spring turkey huntRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | State of Wisconsin

    The full show and a short preview can be viewed online on the Wild Turkeys of Wisconsin YouTube channel: [EXIT DNR]. For more information regarding wild turkey management in Wisconsin, including the current Turkey Management Plan , search the Department of Natural Resources website, dnr.wi.gov , for keywords " turkey management ."

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  15. Apply for Wisconsin's Deer Management Assistance Program by March 1 to improve habitat for wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | State of Wisconsin

    Landowners, hunters and land managers interested in improving wildlife habitat on land they own or hunt are encouraged to sign up for Wisconsin's Deer Management Assistance Program before the March 1, 2017 application deadline. DMAP engages landowners and hunters to balance wildlife and habitat needs on a given property.

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  16. Daktronics' (DAKT) CEO Reece Kurtenbach on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Daktronics Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Earnings Results Conference Call. As a reminder, this call is being recorded today, Tuesday, February 21, 2017, and is available on the company's Web site at www.daktronics.com.

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  17. Thrill of competition diminished for first Gasparilla women's champRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    First Woman to Finish -- Kim Merritt of the University of Wisconsin, the first woman to cross the finish line in the 80th Boston Marathon, has her feet attended to by physicians in the dressing room. Her time for the 26-mile, 385-yard course was 2:47.19, 20 minutes behind Jack Fultz, the winner.

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  18. Maryland's Cekovsky (ankle) out for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KION 46

    No. 24 Maryland will be without Michal Cekovsky for the remainder of the season after the junior center fractured his left ankle Sunday during the Terrapins' 71-60 loss at Wisconsin. The 7-foot-1 Cekovsky sustained the injury after he blocked a shot with four minutes remaining in Madison, Wis.

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  19. Road Closed Sign Construction Generic Does Not Identify Great NewbugRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    The Legislature's Audit Committee is expected to introduce a bill that would require the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to estimate the cost of inflation on projects and report any changes to lawmakers. The committee was expected to introduce the proposal Tuesday as it holds a public hearing on a highly critical audit that discovered massive cost overruns on highway projects.

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  20. UW paves way for research on driverless vehicles with testing groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Badger Herald Online

    As scientists work to make driverless vehicles a reality, University of Wisconsin moves to prepare the state to become their testing ground. Wisconsin was designated a testing ground for autonomous vehicles last month.

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