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16 min ago | Roll Call

With No Recount in Wisconsin Primary, Grothman Becomes GOP Nominee

After a week and a half of uncertainty, the Republican nominee to represent Wisconsin's 6th District will be state Sen. Glenn Grothman.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WISN-TV

ALS Ice bucket challenge

Many people are doing the ice bucket challenge.And there are ways to make sure your donations go to local organizers.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

Daily Policy Digest

Another Bogus Attack on Wisconsin Medicaid

Opponents continue to heap criticism on the state of Wisconsin for its refusal to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, insisting that the state is losing millions of dollars as a result.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Wisconsin Government, Health Care Policy

Door Reminder

Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay loses a partner

Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay loses a partner Aurora BayCare doesn't think the program is "compatible with our existing program."

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Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI, Bay City, WI, Milwaukee, WI

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin DOT officials frustrated about marketers...

Add the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to the list of those frustrated that marketers are selling forms that motorists can get for free.

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WNFL-AM Green Bay

Gov. Walker urges low-income Wisconsinites to thin...

Governor Scott Walker Friday urged thousands of low-income Wisconsinites who use propane fuel to file applications with the state now for federal heating aid.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Wisconsin Government

Lakeland Times

'Paddle the Pearls' ed-venture program on the Namekagon River to be held Aug. 29

This program features guest presenter Tim Park, a Wisconsin DNR fisheries research scientist, who will share perspectives on the Namekagon River's dynamic fish community.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

Forbes.com

A Critical Election For Wisconsin's Economy Will Be Decided By Wafer-Thin Margins

I am the retired co-founder of Dimensional Fund Advisors. A committed Missouri philanthropist, I serve as president of the Show Me Institute, a state think-tank for limited government, and am president and chairman of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, Tax, Weather

WAOW

Wisconsin shelter pauses cat adoptions after virus

A man accused of stealing two semi-trucks in Shawano County and crashing one into a patrol car following a high speed chase has been arrested, according to the Shawano County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Shawano County, WI, Marathon County, WI

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Kind: Exports and foreign trade important to economy and job creation in Wis...

Foreign trade and export business is an area where Wisconsin can gain jobs and profits.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Local companies make Inc. 5000 fastest growing list [The Wisconsin State Journal :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 22--Sixteen south-central Wisconsin companies are in the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately owned U.S. companies, ranked by the website inc.com.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Verona, WI, Blue Mounds, WI

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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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

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

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

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

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

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