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55 min ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay


Gov. Scott Walker's administration has warned the Forest County Potawatomi tribe that it could lose about 2,000 slot machines if it succeeds in withholding its $25 million annual payment to the state.


Related Topix: US Governors, Milwaukee, WI, Green Bay, WI

10 hrs ago | Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Mary Burke keeps her lead on Scott Walker, but it's tight

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Representative Bruce Braley, Susan Collins, Republican

10 hrs ago | Channel3000

What you need to know: Thursday

WEATHER: Patchy fog early this morning, otherwise mostly clear skies turning cloudy by the afternoon.


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10 hrs ago | Time

Morning Must Reads: August 28

President Barack Obama and lawmakers in Congress are mulling whether he needs formal authorization to expand the fight against the militant group ISIS, a politically perilous question for both sides as the midterm elections loom Calling all pot farmers: the federal government is looking to buy, soliciting proposals to "harvest, process, analyze, ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Metal, Isis, US Governors, University of Southern California

13 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Nikki Haley, South Carolina, Chris Christie

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Walker Says He'll Take His Time Making Casino Decision

Gov. Scott Walker says he won't cave in to pressure. Wednesday, Kenosha leaders called on him to immediately approve the construction of a huge tribal casino at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park.


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Governor Walker approves Mason Street Bridge improvements in Green Bay

As part of his efforts to create jobs and make sure Wisconsin is open for business, Governor Scott Walker approved $3.3 million to improve the Mason Street Bridge in Green Bay, Brown County.


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Daily Pundit

Just Ban Public Employee Unions

Noam Scheiber makes a good case for the importance of the Wisconsin governor's race at the New Republic .


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New MU poll on shows tight race for Wisconsin governor

The latest Marquette University Law poll shows Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke both coming out on top.


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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Boaters Interfere With Neenah Water Search

Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue says it wants boaters to be more aware of search operations and water emergencies after a number of boats interfered with a search Tuesday for a missing Neenah boy.


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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Chiefs Bus Involved in Minor Wreck Near Appleton

The Outagamie Sheriff's Department says it was escorting five buses with the Kansas City Chiefs on them from the airport when one of the buses was involved in a minor crash.


Related Topix: Appleton, WI, Neenah, WI, Menasha, WI, US Governors

WBAY-TV Green Bay

DOT: Leo Frigo Repairs Cost $15 million

The cost to repair the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay totaled $15 million, according to Wisconsin Department of Transportation.


Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, US Governors, Winnebago County, WI, Menasha, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Marquette Poll: Governor's Race Remains Close

Gov. Scott Walker has a three point lead over democratic challenger Mary Burke among registered voters, according to a new Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Governors, Marquette University, Marquette, WI, Winnebago County, WI, Menasha, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Menasha Police Chief Given Citation After Crash

The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says the chief of the Menasha Police Department was given a citation following a crash.


Related Topix: Menasha, WI, Winnebago County, WI, Dodge County, WI, US Governors

CBS News

Mitt Romney: No 2016 presidential bid, but "circumstances can change"

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at Tamarack during the Working for Jobs Rally in Beckley, W.Va., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Bobby Jindal, US Governors