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1 hr ago | JD Supra

Known Unknown: 7th Cir. Uses Heightened Discovery Rule for Wisconsin Businesses

The court used a heightened discovery-rule standard - one that asks "when a reasonable corporate actor would have had enough knowledge" - that accounts for the often greater sophistication of corporate litigants.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Paranormal Wisconsin: Marinette County

Marinette County, located in Northern Wisconsin is a place of rich history from the history of past lumberjacks, commercial fishermen to the tragic Peshtigo Fire.

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Related Topix: Marinette County, WI, Supernatural, Peshtigo, WI, Marinette, WI, Crivitz, WI

6 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

All first responders should have heroin antidote, Wisconsin panel says

A recent report suggests that law enforcement agencies should carry the medication naloxone, better known by its brand name Narcan, to help rescue those who have overdosed on opiates.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Racine County, WI

9 hrs ago | The Age

Top five: critics' picks

The mercy seat: Nick Cave stars in the reflective 20,000 Days on Earth , a pseudo-documentary about his life.

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Related Topix: West Sussex County, England, East Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Queen, Pop/Rock

13 hrs ago | Philly.com

Rep. Ryan makes Philly first stop on book tour; protests outside deride him

Congressman Paul Ryan shakes hands with Michael Smerconish at the start of The World Affairs Council of Phila.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Medicare, Health

18 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

GIS Government News Weekly: Mainea s Future, Wisconsin Traffic, Avenza Courts Indiana DNR

The Maine Futures Community Mapper is a web-based tool that helps Mainers: identify locations that are most suitable for future development, conservation, agricultural uses, or forestry; identify potential conflicts and compatibilities between different land uses; and envision their future landscape under different possible scenarios of change.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Indiana, Indiana Government, Maine, Agriculture, Science, Wyoming Government, Wyoming

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin troops on first deployment share longing for home

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

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Related Topix: Sturtevant, WI, US National Guard, US Military, Sussex, WI, Milwaukee, WI

WAOW

Cooler temperatures hit central Wisconsin this summer

An 18-year-old woman told authorities she was able to "kick and bite" a man, escape from his pickup truck and flee into a cornfield after he attempted to sexually assault her, the Waupaca County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Waupaca County, WI, Marathon County, WI, Rothschild, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Unemployment down in Wisconsin cities, counties

The state Department of Workforce Development released data Wednesday that shows unemployment rates fell in 22 of the state's 32 largest cities compared with June.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, New Berlin, WI, Berlin, WI, Wausau, WI

WKBT

Police: Body of woman found in Wisconsin apartment

The Cudahy Police Department said Tuesday the woman was found "concealed" in an upstairs apartment on Aug. 13. A search warrant says the mummified body was wrapped in a blanket and covered with paperwork.

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West of the I

Meeting on Rock Lake plan to be held Aug. 26

A public meeting has been scheduled to provide Southeastern Wisconsin residents with information about the Rock Lake Watershed Protection Plan Project that is being developed by the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission with the support of the Town of Salem and the Rock Lake Restoration Association.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Tree nurseries in Wisconsin are looking for seeds

Department of Natural Resources officials say the nurseries are in the market for balsam fir, jack pine, basswood, butternut, shagbark hickory, white oak, red oak, swamp white oak, walnut and wild plum seeds.

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Business Journal

Anthem's Schreiber says new statewide hospital network can deliver 10% savings

The top executive with the health insurer running a newly expanded network of Wisconsin health care systems including Aurora Health Care guarantees employers will save 10 percent compared with coverage outside the network.

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Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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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

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

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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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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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

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

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