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36 min ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

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

1 hr ago | GPB.org

Why Scott Walker Is Looking Beyond His Fan Base

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker officially announced this week that he is running for wait for it re-election as governor of Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

1 hr ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin Michaels stores involved with major data breach

That's what the company confirmed Thursday, when it offered a free year of identity theft protection and credit monitoring to the affected customers.

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3 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

ACLU of Wisconsin asks: Why not in our state?

As the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin and a gay man, I spend a lot of time defending or promoting the civil liberties and rights of other people, regardless of their sexual orientation.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, ACLU, Gay/Lesbian, Criminal Defense Law, Law

8 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Bag and film recycling efforts expanded

Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources is joining a public and private effort to increase a certain type of recycling.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

12 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Unemployment drops to 5.9%, over 4,000 jobs added last month

Unemployment in Wisconsin is below 6% for the first time since November of 2008.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin to open Delafield clinic

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

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Related Topix: Delafield, WI, Milwaukee, WI, New Berlin, WI

ABC7 Chicago

Beverly mom Jamie Duignan, children found safe in eastern Wisconsin

Two children who were believed to have been abducted by their mother have been found unharmed in Grand Chute, Wis., according to Chicago police.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

TwinCities

Wisconsin won't revoke license of porn-viewing teacher

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will not revoke the license of a teacher who viewed pornographic emails at work, despite Gov. Scott Walker's request that swift action be taken to revoke the license.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors

Roll Call

Republicans Prepare for Primary Fight in Wisconsin House Race

For the first time in 35 years, Wisconsin Republicans are gearing up for a divisive primary in the 6th District.

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Related Topix: US News

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Study examines deaths of trout that eat alewife

Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife, an important forage species, according to a scientific report released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Supplement, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B, Immunology, Biology, Science

WAOW

Power outages reported across northern Wisconsin

The Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body has been found guilty on all three counts.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, WI, Weather, Oneida County, WI, Rhinelander, WI

Washington Times

Van Hollen, Stepp promote drug take-back day

The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Wisconsin Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Walker refuses to back down on jobs promise

Gov. Scott Walker isn't expected to fulfill his 2010 campaign promise to add 250,000 private sector jobs by next year in Wisconsin, but he said Wednesday that he doesn't think voters will hold it against him.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wisconsin Government, Jim Doyle

WNFL-AM Green Bay

New rules satisfy small egg producers

The new law now in effect makes it easier for egg producers to sell their product with fewer licensing requirements.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

TwinCities

Wisconsin enacts 3 laws to protect victims of domestic violence

Gov. Scott Walker signed three bills Wednesday aimed at strengthening domestic-violence laws, including one measure proposed after a man fatally shot his estranged wife in 2012 while she was working at a Brookfield spa.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Brown Deer, WI, De Pere, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee lesbian couple challenges Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban

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

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Gay/Lesbian, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

New Information: Discrimination claim filed by former Regis presidential candidate dismissed

Another winter-like spring storm will bring accumulating snow to parts of Western Wisconsin, with several inches likely in our northern counties through Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

7 Wisconsin districts get $3.2M in federal grants

Another winter-like spring storm will bring accumulating snow to parts of Western Wisconsin, with several inches likely in our northern counties through Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Muscoda, WI, Balsam Lake, WI, Highland, WI, Lake Geneva, WI

WIGM-AM Medford

Dying with dignity

Governor Walker proclaims today, April 16, Healthcare Decisions Day in Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

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