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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

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

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

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