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56 min ago | WKBT

Governor announces plans for a new rest stop in La Crosse

Right now the rest stop is used as a place to stretch your legs and use the restroom, but the state thinks it can be used as so much more, and another major project that's going on in the area right now is presenting a perfect opportunity for change.

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Related Topix: California Government, California, US Governors

5 hrs ago | OnMilwaukee

Common Core is not the problem: testing, paranoia, and pandering are

Last week, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker finally got off the fence and called for the state's lawmakers to "repeal Common Core and replace it with standards set by people in Wisconsin."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., Cedarburg, WI, Wauwatosa, WI

9 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scott Walker, Mary Burke trade jabs over Trek Bicycle jobs, taxes

Gov. Scott Walker stepped up his attack on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke and her family's bicycle business Monday by accusing the company of not paying state corporate income tax.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tax, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Marquette University, Outsourcing

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says cost of his Medicaid plan worthwhile in long term

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker 's administration acknowledges a $93 million budget shortfall in the Department of Health Services is due mainly to his Medicaid program, but insists the state's taxpayers won't end up with the bill.

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11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says cost of his Medicaid plan worthwhile in long-term

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker 's administration acknowledges a $93 million budget shortfall in the Department of Health Services is due mainly to his Medicaid program, but insists the state's taxpayers won't end up with the bill.

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Related Topix: US Governors

12 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Latest election financial reports expected to be r...

The most anticipated reports are for the governor's and attorney general's races.

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13 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Elections board to consider allowing cameras

The Government Accountability Board is meeting Monday to consider lifting the ban on poll observers taking pictures or video while watching the process of people registering and signing in to vote.

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Related Topix: US Governors

17 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Keli Goff Stands Up For Koch UNCF Hijack Because Tolerance

The Koch Brothers found a perfect way to drive a wedge into the African-American community, and it's working.

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Related Topix: African-American, Koch Industries, Energy, Oil & Gas, US Governors, George Mason University, Florida State University, US News, Liberal Political News

21 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin may expand 12-hour days for guards to second prison

Correctional officers at one state prison now work 12-hour instead of eight-hour shifts, and Gov. Scott Walker's administration is considering expanding the program to another institution next year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, State Prisons, Prison, Redgranite Correctional Institution, Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution, Redgranite, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Badger Herald Online

Taking the state by storm, extreme weather hits south central Wisconsin

Although tornadoes have been recorded every month except December in Wisconsin, June typically sees the most tornadoes, with an average of seven to eight, followed closely by July with an average of five or six, said National Weather Service meteorologist Sarah Marquardt.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Weather, Grant County, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

GOP candidates tout conservative credentials in 6th District

There's a reason the GOP primary for Wisconsin's 6th Congressional District is shaping up as the state's most competitive federal race this election year: the winner has a good chance of representing east-central Wisconsin for at least a decade to come.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Sheboygan, WI, Cedarburg, WI, US Governors

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scott Walker stands by ad that attacks Mary Burke by citing Trek outsourcing

Gov. Scott Walker, speaking to supporters Sunday in West Bend, stood behind a recent ad that targets his Democratic rival in the gubernatorial race by highlighting the record of Trek , the bicycle company founded by Mary Burke's father.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Outsourcing, West Bend, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Man Robbed at Knife Point in Appleton

The incident happened after police say the man offered the woman a ride in area of N. Ballard Road and E. Evergreen Drive.

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Related Topix: Appleton, WI, US Governors, Green Bay, WI, Brown County, WI

WISN-TV

Trek CEO reacts strongly to Walker ad

Mike Gousha says Republican Gov. Walker's new ad accusing Democrat Mary Burke of profiting from outsourced jobs drew a sharp response from Burke's brother, Trek CEO John Burke.

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

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Next big thing for aviation: Drones

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

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Related Topix: US Governors, Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Star Tribune

Walker trails behind in presidential polls

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is behind in the polls for possible GOP presidential candidate and had the highest percentage of registered voters say that had never heard of him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Governors, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Iowa

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WKOW-TV

Burke supports sticking with Common Core in WI

Gov. Scott Walker's Democratic challenger says she doesn't agree with the governor's call for change in education standards.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Daily Kos

Like other ALEC states, Wisconsin faling further behind on jobs under Walker

In case you missed it, the BLS and the individual states released their jobs numbers for June this week.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, US Governors, Tax, Mathematics, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Apartment buildings sprout on Milwaukee's east side

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

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chicago, IL

WBAY-TV Green Bay

U.S. Senate Committee Moves Forward LCS Funding Proposal

This week the Senate Committee on Appropriations approves funding for the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship program as part of the 2015 Defense Authorization Act.

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Related Topix: Marinette, WI, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Tammy Baldwin, US Senate, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US Governors, Israel, World News, Middle East

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