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3 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Wisconsin State Fair just about ready to open



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8 hrs ago | Cortez Journal News

Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases

The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters.


Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, Wisconsin Government, Eric Holder, Scott Walker, US Governors, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

10 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Child sex assault charges add up to more than 1,000 years in prison

A former Lancaster man faces 33 felony charges of sex crimes against children, which carry a collective sentence of more than 1,000 years in prison if convicted.


13 hrs ago | West of the I

Lake Elizabeth part of Wisconsin Walleye Initiative

As a result, the lake could see a huge increase in stocking of large walleye fingerlings starting in 2015, said Luke S. Roffler, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources senior fisheries biologist for Racine, Kenosha and Walworth counties.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

16 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Hail storms hit parts of Wisconsin Tuesday evening

McKinley in Polk County had two-and-three-quarter-inch hail, almost the size of a small softball.


Related Topix: Polk County, WI, Weather, Fifield, WI, Price County, WI, Black Creek, WI

18 hrs ago | WisDOT

Governor Walker approves design project at Reedsburg Municipal Airport

Governor Scott Walker today announced a $157,895 project to begin an airport terminal building project at the Reedsburg Municipal Airport.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wisconsin Government

22 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation Hosts Working for Wisconsin...

The Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce advocacy group chose Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation out of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, to present "Working for Wisconsin" Awards to Senator Scott Fitzgerald and Representative Mark Born, July 10th, 2014.


Related Topix: Beaver Dam, WI

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Road work near Wisconsin State Fair ends, roads reopen

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


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

WFAA-TV Dallas

Parents: Didn't suspect kidnapped boy's aunt

The parents of a baby boy who was taken from his Wisconsin home and later found in sub-zero temperatures say they trusted the relative now accused of taking him so much that they initially didn't suspect her.



Increase in rail traffic in Wisconsin raises safety concerns

Recent train accidents -- from a derailment in Slinger to a pair of car train crashes in Kenosha County -- are raising concern about the rising rail traffic in Wisconsin.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Politics, Ron Kind, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Slinger, WI, Kenosha County, WI, St. Francis, WI


Tuesday on Lake Effect: Wisconsin Authors Edition

It's an all Wisconsin authors edition of the show, starting with Marquette professor James Marten's book that tells the story of a little known witness to President Lincoln's death.



Wisconsin schools want to stick with Common Core

Wisconsin school districts have spoken out against Gov. Scott Walker 's recent statement calling for a change in the state's curriculum standards.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors

Daily Herald

Act 10, voter ID, domestic registry decisions near in Wisconsin

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors


Federal Highway Trust Fund Pays for Bike Paths in Wis.

A looming shortfall in the federal highway trust fund threatens to dramatically cut the amount of money states get from the federal government for road and highway maintenance.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, Representative Reid Ribble, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wisconsin Government

Star Tribune

Election voting under way in Wisconsin

Voters who can't make it to the polls for the primary election next month are able to cast ballots.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Kind pushes for oil stabilization process

A Wisconsin Congressman is continuing to push transportation officials to use a process to reduce the volatility of Bakken crude oil transported by rail cars.


Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Kind, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wisconsin Government, Texas Government, Texas

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Ready Wisconsin AmeriCorps Disaster Preparedness Project to Increase Community Resilience

Wisconsin Emergency Management is seeking twenty community-minded individuals to serve as part-time AmeriCorps members in emergency management offices throughout the state from September 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015.


Related Topix: Madison, WI, Bayfield County, WI, Brown County, WI, Milwaukee, WI

The deep roots of the fight for medical cannabis in Wisconsin

The North Hearing Room at the Wisconsin State Capitol was the site of an historic medical cannabis hearing on July 31, 1979.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Wisconsin Government, Madison, WI, Milwaukee, WI


Drug task force supervisor found guilty of misconduct

A former Jefferson County sheriff's sergeant was found guilty of misconduct in public office, according to a release from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.



Top 10 things to see and do at the Wisconsin State Fair July 31 through Aug. 10

Time to take my fair-going adventures to the next level at the Wisconsin State Fair ! With over 30 free stages of entertainment, 100 different foods on a stick, and a cornucopia of cream puffs, what more could a Wisconsinite want? Check out the top 10 things to see and do before you plan your trip to the fair and follow my blog Fair E-tales for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Agriculture, Science


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