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Authorities in western Wisconsin say a trench wall collapsed in Pepin County, killing a 56-year-old man and a 2-year-old boy. DURAND, Wis.
5 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
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I'm really getting tired of having to correct the Journal-Sentinel's Wisconsin Politi-"fact", but apparently I still have to, based on two awful analyses that seem to indicate that the corporate owners of the J-S have given orders to skew their ratings to favor the Wisconsin GOP as much as possible. "Wisconsin does not have a deficit," Darling said in a news release, which was issued with GOP Rep. John Nygren of Marinette.
12 hrs ago | WKOW-TV
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is warning those traveling to the Packer's first home game of the 2014 NFL season to expect congestion and delays. Some good news, all construction on US 41 will cease for the day, but DOT officials still anticipate heavy congestion and potential long delays between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Some of the starkest differences in the platforms of Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke concern education policies such as Wisconsin's nascent statewide school voucher program and the Common Core academic standards. Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, faces Burke, a Madison school board member, on Nov. 4. The past three Marquette University Law School polls, including one released Aug. 27, showed the race to be nearly even with only about 5 percent of registered voters undecided.
We may not have movie stars like California, oranges like Florida or corn like Iowa, but Wisconsin has a long list of excellent stuff we've given to the rest of the world. Here are the top 13 things that carry the "Made in Wisconsin" tag.
Nineteen states have laws that require voters to show photo identification at the polls, though legal fights are pending over the issue in four states, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Civil rights groups argue such laws unfairly target poor and elderly residents who are less likely to have IDs, while supporters say they protect against voter fraud.
A surprise decision from the 7th Circuit will allow Wisconsin to enforce its voter-ID law for the upcoming gubernatorial election. The court ruled that recent changes that give citizens more options to gain easier access to qualifying identification make the law legitimate and non-discriminatory, and noted that the statute in Wisconsin is "materially identical to Indiana's photo ID statute, which the Supreme Court held valid in Crawford v.
The state Department of Natural Resources says more than 80,000 hunters have applied for a fall permit. Agency biologists say it appears the harsh winter didn't have a widespread impact on the state's overall turkey population and hunters should see a good number of birds roaming the woods.
Gov. Scott Walker has approved new rules establishing a free process for verifying birth information for people looking for state identification cards to vote but lack birth certificates. Walker approved the rules Friday, the same day state attorneys tried to convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago to reinstate a state law requiring voters show photo identification at the polls.
Forty-six-year-old Patrick Kraemer was arrested Thursday in the death of 43-year-old Traci Rataczak, who was found dead in the basement of her Wyocena home on April 8, 2013. Investigators say Kraemer reported Rataczak had committed suicide, but an investigation showed the hanging appeared to be staged and that she was placed there after her death.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is making many lists as a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016, but first, he's got a tough fight ahead in his November re-election bid against Democratic challenger Mary Burke, a former state Commerce secretary and businesswoman. "This is one of the premier races in the United States," Joe Heim, a political scientist at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, told USA Today.
A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be reactivated in time for the November elections following a... A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be reactivated in time for the November elections following a nearly... A Massachusetts prosecutor says the bodies of three infants have been found in a house full of vermin and dirty diapers where four other children were removed by authorities last month.
President Barack Obama addressed the entire nation Wednesday night, laying out his plans for the U.S. in taking on ISIS in the Middle East. The announcement came less than 24 hours before the anniversary of the Sept.
Should Wisconsin stop building bigger highways? Consumer group says money is needed in mass transit and elsewhere Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1tDMdw0 Major highway expansion in Wisconsin would be shelved in favor of mass transit and other transportation alternatives, under a government reform blueprint being proposed by a non-partisan consumer group. The Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group presented its strategy Thursday in Green Bay for redirecting billions of dollars in state highway funds.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on Sept. 12 in a challenge to Wisconsin's voter ID law.
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