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2 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Community Shows Support for Woman with ALS

It's more than just a viral video challenge for one Manitowoc County family. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and a community walk hold special hope and promise for a mother suffering from the disease.

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Related Topix: Manitowoc County, WI, Manitowoc, WI, Appleton, WI, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors

6 hrs ago | The Progressive

Protests Greet Walker's Golf Club Fundraiser

A tough week in the news didn't stop Scott Walker from doing what he does best: fundraising.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

A look at the issues around a new Wisconsin casino

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has put off a decision on whether to approve the Menominee Nation's plans for a new off-reservation casino in Kenosha until after the November election.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, US Governors, Kenosha, WI, Kenosha County, WI

13 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's race

The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil the state later when public employees staged massive protests in an unsuccessful bid to keep their collective bargaining rights.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors

17 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

State PSC finalizes decision against city on streetcar issue

The state Public Service Commission on Friday formally closed the book on its decision that it is unreasonable for Milwaukee to require utilities to pay the relocation costs for the proposed streetcar project.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Jim Doyle, US Governors

20 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Milwaukee labor leaders believe Obama's visit could impact governor's race

COPE WITH THEIR LOSS. 5,000 OR MORE OF YOU ARE EXPECTED TO TURN OUT MONDAY FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA'S LABOR DAY VISIT TO MILWAUKEE.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WISN-TV

Labor Council says president's Milwaukee visit good for unions

Labor leaders believe the visit will provide a boost to area unions and even have an impact on the race for governor.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, US Governors, Milwaukee County, WI

News Max

Columnist: Wisconsinites Not Surprised by Tight Gov. Race

The Wisconsin governor's race has turned into a horse race, but Dan Bice, political watchdog columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, isn't surprised.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Marquette University, US Governors

Daily Kos

Gov. Scott Walker Making Lemonade From Life's Lemons

Gov Scott Walker may be up to his neck in the shark tank, these days but that doesn't mean that he appreciates a well-informed electorate any less.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Fairleigh Dickinson University

WSAW

Wisconsin Private-Sector Jobs Grow 1.3% Within a Year

Gov. Scott Walker's administration released the preliminary figures late Thursday.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, US Governors

Daily Herald

Riopell: Candidates working Labor Day angles

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, left, is running for re-election against Repubican Bruce Rauner -- and the campaigning will just continue during the "official" start of fall campaigning, Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Koch-Sucking Republican Governors Association Caught On Video Heaping Praise On Evil Koch Brothers

What do the Koch brothers get for their campaign funding and lavish hospitality? Anything they want.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Liberal Political News

WDJT

State brings in $281 million less than expected

According to a report released by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue , the state pulled in about 280 million dollars less in tax revenue than expected for the last fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, US News, US Governors

Daily Kos

Scott Walker's budget implodes. $1.8 BILLION in Wis deficits

The state Department of Revenue on Thursday released the figures for the fiscal year that ended in June.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tax, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Healthcare Law, Law

Daily Kos

And the Bad News Keeps Rolling in for Scott Walker

The Scottenfreuden continues! And now Scott Walkers election year "big budget surplus" has now become a deficit.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Pop/Rock, Scott Walker, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, Tax, US News, Liberal Political News

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Governor Scott Walker appoints Jackson County judge

Today, Governor Scott Walker appointed Anna Becker to serve as judge of the Jackson County Circuit Court, replacing recently retired Judge Thomas Lister.

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Door Reminder

The tax collection shortfall is about 2 percent less than expected.

State tax collection shortfall: $281M That's about 2 percent less than anticipated.

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CNN

Burke passes on public appearance with Obama - again

Mary Burke, Wisconsin's Democratic nominee for governor, will not appear in public with Barack Obama when the President travels to Milwaukee on Monday to mark Labor Day in the key 2014 battleground state.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

New DVDs for release Sept. 2

DRAFT DAY NFL-sanctioned, and -staffed, drama centered on the challenges facing the general manager of the Cleveland Browns, played by Kevin Costner, on the day of the college draft.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Wisconsin, Entertainment, Drama, Television, They Came Together, Wendy and Lucy, Movies

WKOW-TV

CNN reports Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

TMZ reported that the comedienne was undergoing a procedure on her vocal cords in a clinic when the incident occurred.

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Related Topix: Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Entertainment, Television, Madison, WI, US Governors

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