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21 min ago | WGBH

Why Scott Walker Is Looking Beyond His Fan Base

Wisconsin Governor 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, Wisconsin Government, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

2 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager.

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

2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Walker's Challenger Doesn't Focus On Union Rights

Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager.

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

4 hrs ago | WAOW

Highway department fire, massive damage

One person has died in a house fire east of Tomahawk on Thursday, Lt. Grant Peterson with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tomahawk, WI, Lincoln County, WI, US Governors, Wausau, WI

7 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

6 dead, 9 missing after avalanche on Mount Everest

Six local tourist guides are dead and nine more are missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest.

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Related Topix: Eau Claire, WI, Madison, WI, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Kos

WI-Gov: John Mellencamp Doesn't Like Scott Walker (R) Using His Music

Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and says Walker should think about that before using his songs on the campaign trail.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Wisconsin, Rage Against the Machine, Pop/Rock, US Politics, John McCain, US News, John Edwards, Milwaukee County, WI

AmmoLand

WI: Shooting Range Protection signed by Governor Walker

SB527 , the Wisconsin range protection legislation, passed the legislature with wide margins, 19 - 13 in the Senate and 65-35 in the House.

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Related Topix: Guns, US Governors

WIBA-AM Madison

Walker upset porn-viewing teacher keeping license

Andrew Harris was fired in 2010 from his job as a teacher at a Middleton middle school after being accused of receiving and sharing explicit emails while on the job.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Wisconsin

The Daily Page

Rep. Brett Hulsey casts more doubt on seeking re-election as he signs ...

In a move that casts further doubt on his intention to seek a third term in the state Assembly, Rep. Brett Hulsey has signed the nomination papers for Mark Clear, a city of Madison alder who is running for Hulsey's seat.

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Related Topix: Dane County, WI, US Governors

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Letter: Gov. Scott Walker should endorse liberty candidate Ken Van Doren for Congress

He coauthored Obamacare, which has become a liability for re-election. If one takes into consideration that he received slightly over 50 percent of the vote in 2010, this year Republicans could achieve a Third District victory.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, US Politics, Ron Kind, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, La Crosse, WI, Senator Rand Paul

Examiner.com

Gov. Scott Walker signs CBD oil bill and double jeopardy pot bill

AB726 was unanimously passed by both houses earlier this year. While the original sponsors were Rep. Robb Kahl and Rep. Scott Krug , it soon attracted many unexpected cosponsors including Assembly Democratic Minority Leader Peter Barca and Sen. Glenn Grothman .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Pop/Rock, Scott Walker, Monona, WI, Marijuana, Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scott Walker signs bills on adoptions, medical pot use

Madison - Gov. Scott Walker signed 55 bills into law Wednesday, including ones aimed at curbing the ability of guardians to hand off their children to virtual strangers and allowing families to treat children who suffer from seizures with a marijuana byproduct.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Marijuana, Milwaukee, WI

Daily Kos

Gov. Scott Walker vs. GAB Round II

This evening the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Online broke the news the GAB had unanimously approved investigating the evidence of misdoings in the 2012 Recall Election, which adds more fuel to the fire under Scott Walker's feet.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Pop/Rock, Scott Walker, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Gov. Walker signs 3 domestic-violence bills

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: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Governors, Pop/Rock, Scott Walker, Brookfield, WI

Reuters

Wisconsin passes law to curb private custody transfers of children

Wisconsin has adopted a law to limit private custody transfers of children, the first law of its kind in the United States, responding to a Reuters investigation that exposed the dangers of the unregulated practice.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Marysville, OH

WBAY-TV Green Bay

5: Green Bay Shooting Victim Identified

Green Bay police identified the victim of a shooting late Tuesday night as 32-year-old Steven M. Sims.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, US Governors

Roll Call

Ratings Update: Wisconsin's 6th District

Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wis., is the latest member to announce his retirement , opening up another potentially competitive congressional district.

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

WKBT

Mellencamp unhappy with Wisconsin Gov. Walker

Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and says Walker should think about that before using his songs on the campaign trail.

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Related Topix: US Governors

The Washington Post

Scott Walker wona t commit to full term if reelected

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , who is seeking a second term this year but is also considered a potential 2016 presidential candidate, isn't promising to serve a full four-year term if he's reelected.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Chris Christie, World News

WLUK-TV Green Bay

At a glance: List of 55 bills Gov. Walker signed

Assembly Bill 173 - establishes special vehicle registration plates associated with Wisconsin Trout Unlimited.

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

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