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  1. New Wisconsin law permits switchbladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WKBT

    For over 50 years, Wisconsin law has prohibited the possession and sale of switchblade knives, but a new law signed by Gov. Scott Walker this weekend now makes them legal. Supporters like Walker said it's a tool to help first responders and other law enforcement personnel at scenes of accidents, but for police, the law means another factor they must be aware of when out in the field.

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  2. Homicide reopens debate over handgun waiting periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Channel3000

    ... Maybe someone would have alerted the authorities or the store that this person was planning something." Gov. Scott Walker signed the repeal of the waiting period in June. He and other Republican lawmakers made the case that background check ...

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  3. Democrats discuss college affordability at UW-La CrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    ... cars or buying houses, moving from college to other parts of their life," said Billings. Last month, Governor Scott Walker announced his own college affordability legislation, which focuses on removing the cap on tax deductible student loan interest ...

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  4. New Wisconsin law helps adopted children find birth parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WIGM-AM Medford

    Adopted children would have an easier time learning more about their birth parents, under a bill recently signed into law by Governor Scott Walker. State Rep. Mike Rohrkaste supported the proposal.

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  5. Kloppenburg attacks rivals in Supreme Court adRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Kloppenburg's campaign began running an ad statewide Saturday. It features an unseen narrator who accuses incumbent Justice Rebecca Bradley of having close ties to Republican Gov. Scott Walker and being backed by conservative special interest groups.

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  6. Debates Playing Key Role in Winnowing Republican FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Weekly Standard

    ... what has happened to Jeb Bush and John Kasich. Once the frontrunner for the GOP nomination, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker began slipping in polls in late summer, came off poorly in the first two Republican debates, and his fundraising dried up. He ...

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  7. Wisconsin residents heading towards the pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2011 | Examiner.com

    ... It is suggested that the increased focus on elections and politics is due to the arguments regarding Governor Scott Walker's budget bill. The political debate that has spurred much on the unrest, bringing protests to Madison and other cities, has ...

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  8. Marinette Council Approves Annexation of New Hospital SiteRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... on this, and I hope it passes,' Mans declared. He briefly updated the board on some proposals made by Gov. Scott Walker in his State of the State address, including academic central planning, more investment in dual enrollment to allow students to ...

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  9. Welcome To WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Crooks and Liars

    Ever since I joined the fabulous crew at Crooks & Liars and started sharing the inanity, insanity evilness and downright stupidity of Scott Walker and Wisconsin Republicans, there has been a common theme from many commenters, questioning how the hell they got elected much less reelected. Now, I could point out that Wisconsin is hardly the only state with a large amount of idiots or corporate sockpuppets.

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  10. Kloppenburg, Donald release ads in Supreme Court raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... their ads in recent days as they challenge Bradley, who was appointed to the state Supreme Court by GOP Gov. Scott Walker in October. Bradley has not run her own TV ad, but is benefitting from about $900,000 in spending by the conservative Wisconsin ...

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  11. Last governor standing wins the GOP Gong Show | FarmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Jersey Journal

    ... among the 17 wannabees on display in those first debates. But to a man they went belly-up from the start. Gov. Scott Walker, Wisconsin's boy union buster, was the clear favorite in the earliest polls, but was himself busted after little more than a ...

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  12. New Mexico Gov. Martinez Revives Right-to-Work PushRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Heartland Institute

    New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is attempting, for the second time, to bring right-to-work reform to her state. In 2015, the measure passed the Republican-led state House of Representatives, but it was later rejected, due in part to strong union opposition, by the Democrat-led state Senate.

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  13. Gov. Walker signs bill legalizing concealed switchbladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Channel3000

    The governor signed the measure Saturday at the annual National Rifle Association and Wisconsin FORCE convention in Weston. Wisconsin FORCE, or Firearm Owners, Ranges, Clubs and Educators, is an NRA-chartered association that advocates for the right to bear arms.

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  14. Knife Rights' Wisconsin Knife Law Reform Bill SignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AmmoLand

    Knife Rights' Wisconsin Knife Law Reform Bill including Knife Law Preemption, AB 142, was signed on Saturday by Governor Scott Walker. Wisconsin is the eleventh state in which Knife Rights has repealed a switchblade ban and the tenth in which we have passed Knife Law Preemption.

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  15. Eating Our OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | RedState

    ... bench of candidates for the GOP in quite a few years, the more qualified candidates, like Rick Perry and Scott Walker took all-too-early exits, while Trump still bobs at the top. This is an absolute travesty and it could not have been possible, were ...

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  16. Lead poisoning would trigger tap water test under proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... an additional $500,000 for lead investigations. One hurdle to passage could be the $20 million limit that Gov. Scott Walker has proposed on additional spending this session. The public health crisis in Flint, Michigan, has demonstrated the dangers ...

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  17. Scott Walker signs bill allowing concealed carry of switchblades and knivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Wisconsin Gazette

    The governor, often criticized as a shill for the National Rifle Association, gave his signature to the measure on Saturday afternoon during the National Rifle Association and Wisconsin FORCE's annual convention in Weston. Wisconsin FORCE, or Firearm Owners, Ranges, Clubs and Educators, is an NRA-chartered association that advocates for the right to bear arms.

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  18. Rewriting the Progressive PlaybookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | In These Times

    Since 2011, Republicans have used their lock on the governorship and the legislature to pass right-to-work legislation, gut environmental protections and dumb down a once-vaunted education system. In 2015, the state's GOP-dominated Supreme Court squelched a criminal inquiry into the scheme that made this possible - specifically, how at least $9.1 million in dark money from the Wisconsin Club for Growth corrupted the recall elections of six GOP state senators in 2011 and Gov. Scott Walker in 2012.

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  19. See the home Gov. Scott Walker is sellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Bank Rate

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who said he wanted to "help clear the field" when he dropped out of the Republican presidential race last fall, now wants to clear out of his charming 2-story colonial west of Milwaukee. The home is up for sale, according to Realtor.com.

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  20. Wis. Gov. Walker To Sign Bill Legalizing Concealed SwitchbladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | CBS Local

    ... of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [] MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker is set to sign a bill that would allow people to carry concealed switchblades and knives. The governor plans to the sign the ...

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