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  1. "Interference Is Doing Him Positive Injury"Read the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | New Berlin

    This column presents facts regarding the United States Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Wisconsin State Constitution, and various other documents in reference to modern topics. Mark hopes to encourage interest in those works so that others can consider whether our government is practicing within its constitutional limits.

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  2. Pro-choice, but not about light bulbsRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2009 | Greenfield

    ... bulbs. Most Americans fail to realize their choice of light bulbs has already been made in . Part of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 approved and signed into law last year calls for a phasing out of traditional light bulbs beginning ...

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  3. Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WKOW-TV

    ... a statement saying 11 of its members are operating out of a base camp on public lands in northern Wisconsin. INDEPENDENCE (AP) -- Regulators in western Wisconsin say they took action against the wrong company after discovering permit violations at a ...

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  4. UN: We botched response to the Ebola outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WKOW-TV

    ... a statement saying 11 of its members are operating out of a base camp on public lands in northern Wisconsin. INDEPENDENCE (AP) -- Regulators in western Wisconsin say they took action against the wrong company after discovering permit violations at a ...

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  5. Web Exclusive: 12-year-old boy invents smart watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WKOW-TV

    ... a statement saying 11 of its members are operating out of a base camp on public lands in northern Wisconsin. INDEPENDENCE (AP) -- Regulators in western Wisconsin say they took action against the wrong company after discovering permit violations at a ...

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  6. Facebook creates 'Safety Check' tool for disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WKOW-TV

    ... a statement saying 11 of its members are operating out of a base camp on public lands in northern Wisconsin. INDEPENDENCE (AP) -- Regulators in western Wisconsin say they took action against the wrong company after discovering permit violations at a ...

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  7. Chicago's O'Hare Airport starts screening for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WKOW-TV

    ... a statement saying 11 of its members are operating out of a base camp on public lands in northern Wisconsin. INDEPENDENCE (AP) -- Regulators in western Wisconsin say they took action against the wrong company after discovering permit violations at a ...

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  8. Frac-sand maneuver is overruled by Wisconsin agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Star Tribune

    ... mining projects across the state. The so-called "balloon-on-a-string'' annexation - in which the city of Independence claimed authority over a long, narrow strip of land to extend its boundary to a large mining site miles away - was too arbitrary ...

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  9. Frac sand mine may have contaminated drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WKBT

    This comes after a frac sand mine near Independence was shut down and is now being investigated for three different violations that go against its permit with the county. The Guza mine in Trempealeau County is allowed to use polyacrylamide in its settling ponds, but the pond must be lined with concrete.

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  10. Soccer team moves on in D-3 regionalRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Rice Lake Online

    Dave Greschner Sports editor Rice Lake has rolled into the second round of the Division 3 high school soccer regional with Tuesday's 16-0 drubbing of Hayward. Next up for the Warriors is another home game this Thursday at 7 p.m., with Arcadia/Independence coming to Pug Lund Field for the regional final.

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  11. Trempealeau County incorrectly sites frac-sang mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    INDEPENDENCE, Wis Trempealeau County officials admitted yesterday that they acted against the wrong company for permit violations at a frac-sand mine in Independence. The county's land management agency issued a statement confirming that the locally-based Cameron Rail Site firm was doing reclamation work at the Guza Mine.

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  12. Frac-sand firm cited in Wisconsin is wrong oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Star Tribune

    ... the statement said. In addition, the county knew that the mine site had been annexed in August by the city of Independence for use by Superior Silica. "At the time, the information available to the [Department of Land Management] suggested that ...

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  13. Frac Sand SquabbleRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    ... aleau county in order to keep the mines from being regulated by county rules. The state says the one over which Independence could get sued doesn't follow annexation regulations.

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  14. Frac-sand mine owner unhappy with Trempealeau Coun...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... area. Superior said its mine is not open yet. It says grading and excavating work is underway at its site in Independence, with plans to re-open the mine in 2015. The Guza Pit frac-sand mine was annexed into Independence -- but because the city has ...

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  15. George J. KlimekRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Merrill Foto News

    George J. Klimek, 91, of Merrill, formerly of Independence, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 at Pine Crest Nursing Home, Merrill. He was born Nov. 17, 1922 in Trempealeau County, to Robert and Rose Klimek.

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  16. Superior Silica Sands Announces Errors in Reported ViolationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | PR-inside.com

    Southlake, Texas - October 8, 2014 - Superior Silica Sands LLC today announced that it believes that a stop work order from the Trempealeau County, Wisconsin Department of Land Management with respect to SSS's future Independence dry plant facility was issued by the county in error. SSS engaged in grading and excavating activities in the area with the intent to construct a dry plant to begin operations in 2015.

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  17. Regulators Shut Down Toxic Fracking Sand Mine They Say Was 'Running Wild'Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Common Dreams

    Wisconsin regulators have shut down a frac sand mine for operating without a permit, dumping polluted wastewater into an unlined pond, and generally "running wild," as one county official put it. The 1,600 acre-Guza Pit mine is located four miles south of Independence, Wisconsin and near a stream that flows into the Mississippi River.

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  18. Frac sand mine closed for permit violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    INDEPENDENCE, Wis County officials in western Wisconsin have closed a frac-sand mine for allegedly dumping polluted wastewater into a pond that was properly lined. Trempealeau County regulators shut down the Guza Pit near Independence this week for operating without a permit.

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  19. Trempealeau County shuts down sand mining operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Trempealeau County regulators have shut down a frack sand mine that they say was dumping polluted wastewater into an unlined pond. The Star Tribune reports the Guza Pit near Independence was shut down this week after operating without a permit.

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  20. Frac-sand operation 'running wild,' county says as it shuts it downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Business Journal

    A Wisconsin county halted work at a sand mine that officials said was operating without permits and improperly dumping polluted water. The Guza Pit, which is near Independence, Wis., and produces sand used for hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," was "just running wild, with no permit at all," a county zoning official told the Star Tribune .

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