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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | WAOW

Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

One central Wisconsin town was hit hard by the rain this evening.Residents saw flooded streets and downed trees and power lines there.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

4 hrs ago | WisDOT

Charting a future course for Wisconsin waterways

Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed August 18 to 24 Wisconsin Ports Week. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin are teaming up to promote, educate and celebrate the network of ports that contribute to the state's economy, environment and quality of life.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors

8 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Wisconsin steps up response to college sexual assaults

Wisconsin is taking on a role as a national leader dealing with sexual violence on college campuses with the announcement of a new Sexual Assault Response Team.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US News, US Senate, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oshkosh, WI

12 hrs ago | News Observer

Activists in 6 states plan to spread NC protests

The North Carolina NAACP says that Friday will be the first of seven days of demonstrations.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

15 hrs ago | WKBT

Vermont man pleads not guilty to shooting of Wis. man

A Vermont man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he shot a man in the stomach after a dispute at his home.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

15 hrs ago | WKBT

Leaders: Public money not used for Brown siblings' scholarships

The leaders of a University of Wisconsin-Madison college research organization and Dane County's Boys and Girls Club said no public money was used when they helped Michael Brown's three siblings secure college scholarships.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, Dane County, WI, Family, Kids

18 hrs ago | Switched

Man Charged After Allegedly Threatening Scott Walker's Son

A Milwaukee, Wisconsin, resident is facing charges after allegedly threatening Gov. Scott Walker's son Matthew on Twitter and Facebook, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and WITI report.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wisconsin Government, Milwaukee, WI

20 hrs ago | WAOW

Police: Wisconsin man bungee jumped off crane

A Wisconsin Rapids man set to stand trial for killing another man in 2008 has now been charged in the 1984 shooting death of his wife.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Nekoosa, WI

Yesterday | Daily Kos

Wisconsin Taxpayers Would Save Even More than Expected by Expanding Medicaid, New Figures Show

Expanding BadgerCare coverage to all adults below 138% of the federal poverty level would save significantly more money for state taxpayers than previously estimated.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Wisconsin Government, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for parts of eastern Wisconsin

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Weather

USA Today

Ex-cop denies killing Ore. woman found in suitcase

A former Wisconsin police officer pleaded not guilty Monday to killing two bondage-sex partners and stuffing their bodies into suitcases Ex-cop denies killing Ore.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI, Kenosha County, WI

WisDOT

Governor Walker recognizes Wisconsin rest area maintenance crews

Recent State Capitol ceremony is part of Governor Walker's "Year of a Better Bottom Line" to encourage employment opportunities for people with disabilities During a recent State Capitol ceremony, Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch presented certificates on behalf of Governor Scott Walker to recognize workers across the state employed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Closing arguments to begin Tuesday in Hartford teen's murder trial

Closing arguments will begin Tuesday morning in the trial of the man charged with killing his friend.

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Door Reminder

Medicaid expansion would save Brown County $21.7M

Medicaid expansion would save Brown County $21.7M The expansion would fund health insurance for an estimated 3,367 more adults in Brown Co.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Brown County, WI, Health Insurance, US News

Business Journal

Niagara Escarpment builds reputation as wine country

A 3,800-square-mile stretch running from Cedarburg to Door County is gaining a reputation for its fine grapes for winemaking.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine

WAOW

Wisconsin human waste spill causes traffic delays

Several dozen protesters blocked a freeway exit ramp at 10th and Michigan streets in Milwaukee for several minutes around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fox Point, WI

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Channel3000

Construction project on Stoughton Road starts Monday

Construction at the intersection of Stoughton, Pflaum and Buckeye roads is expected to start Monday, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation release.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

18-year-old Ashland woman killed in head-on crash in Maple identified

The 18-year-old Ashland woman who was killed in a head-on crash in Maple Saturday morning has been identified.

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Daily Kos

Breaking with Tradition in Wisconsin: BadgerCare

In the last four years, state lawmakers have made substantial changes to the BadgerCare program, which provides health care coverage to low-income individuals and families.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Washington Times

Wisconsin media, cities compromise on records

Wisconsin open records advocates and municipal leaders have brokered a truce in a fight over police record redactions, creating a request form that allows the public to get clean copies if they reveal who they are and why they want the documents.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

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