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

3 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Man accused of buying gift cards with stolen credit card numbers

IT'S A STORE YOU'VE PROBABLY SHOPPED AT...BUT YOU COULD ALSO END UP PAYING PART OF THE PRICETAG FOR A STRING OF CREDIT CARD THEFTS IN OUR AREA AS WELL AS OTHER PARTS OF WISCONSIN.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI

7 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

News from around Wisconsin at 5:58 p.m. CDT

A group of Mille Lacs Lake residents sued the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday, claiming the agency has mismanaged the lake's struggling walleye population.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Minnesota, Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S, Abortion, Scott Walker, US Governors, Chris Christie

9 hrs ago | Marshfield News-Herald

More Wisconsin farmers markets accepting FoodShare

Farmers markets offer great opportunities to buy seasonal, local and healthy produce.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Vegetables

10 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Wisconsin Holds Statewide Tornado Drill

If you saw a tornado warning scrolling on WBAY, or heard an outdoor siren, don't worry, it was a test.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Military, US Navy, Milwaukee, WI

13 hrs ago | WAOW

Former Wis. man charged in Florida tax ring

Remaining chilly the rest of the week with rain likely Wednesday night and Thursday, possibly mixed with some sleet or wet snow at times in far northern Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Shawano, WI, Shawano County, WI, World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

17 hrs ago | TwinCities

Wisconsin audit committee to vote on new UW surplus policy

The Legislature's audit committee is set to vote on the University of Wisconsin System's new policy for reporting surpluses.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

21 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Night Owl: WAMI Awards to showcases state's musical talent

Welcome to the Night Owl. Each week we'll spotlight hot spots, trends, activities and more at bars and other hangouts from Green Bay to the Fox Cities and beyond.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, Appleton, WI

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Daily Page

Wisconsin GOP has edge in fall 2014 elections

Sometimes it seems as though the predictive tools used in elections have become so powerful that actual voting is superfluous: The pollsters and pundits can just look at the data and declare the winners in advance.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Journalism, Mitt Romney

WAOW

WIS 29 construction to begin in Rib Mountain

A gunman suspected of holding a fast food worker hostage for an hour in Wittenberg before surrendering to police was taken to a mental health center for evaluation and later jailed, the Shawano County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Rib Mountain, WI, Shawano County, WI, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Nekoosa, WI, Australia, World News,

Star Tribune

Wisconsin governor signs bill mandating outside agencies investigate officer-involved deaths

Wisconsin police departments will have to allow outside investigators to run officer-involved death investigations under a bill Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed into law Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Scott Walker, US Governors, Sister Bay, WI

Star Tribune

The classic Old-Fashioned gets a new life

And two centuries after the sacred combination of spirit , bitters, sugar and water graced its first glass, it remains a memorable elixir.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Gov. Walker pledges to find new ways to pay for Wisconsin highways

He told reporters that a project to expand Interstate 90 from Madison to the Illinois border is still a priority.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wisconsin Government

WLUK-TV Green Bay

WMC: Governor has signed phosphorus bill

Wisconsin's largest business group says Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that would give wastewater plants, paper mills and food processors up to 20 years to comply with the state's phosphorus limits.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Hulsey calls for county-by-county debates before p...

UNDATED State Assembly Democrat Brett Hulsey promises to ruffle some feathers as he runs for governor.

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The Janesville Gazette

Today is Tax Freedom Day in Wisconsin

Today we're not just marking Earth Day. In Wisconsin, we're also celebrating Tax Freedom Day.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin hospitals make major strides in newborn screening

Wisconsin hospitals' newborn screening performance in March: Wisconsin hospitals have significantly improved how quickly they send newborn screening samples to the state lab for testing, in response to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

DOJ: Agent let 43 child porn cases languish

The former supervisor of the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Milwaukee office allowed nearly four dozen Internet child pornography cases to languish for months, agency officials said in his termination letter.

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Related Topix: US News, Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Man charged with ninth drunken driving offense after road rage incident

At least 43 tips about suspected child pornography were held for longer than four months before being investigated, including some that took years and some that were never investigated, according to an internal Wisconsin Department of Justice letter obtained by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Milwaukee County, WI

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Strong tornadoes no strangers to Wisconsin

While it is true that most tornadoes in our state and within Northeast Wisconsin tend to be weak, we're not immune from nature's strongest tornadoes.

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Related Topix: Oakfield, WI, Barneveld, WI, Colfax, WI

WIGM-AM Medford

Superior could be leaving the WIAC

Superior could be leaving the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as early as the 2015-16 academic year.

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