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  1. Wis. eighth-graders create prosthetic hand using 3-D printerRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | WISN-TV

    ... this week on YouTube. She was born without most of her right hand. A prosthetic hand can cost up to $50,000, but a Wisconsin classroom was able to create one for roughly $20. Working with a nonprofit company called E-Nable, students at Deer Creek ...


  2. 2ND UPDATE: OMG! What if Supt. Patz and the Franklin School Board....Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Greendale

    Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades.


  3. Lawmakers take broad first look at 2015 liquor reformRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    ... son wanted lava cake for his birthday party - a recipe that required orange liqueur. "I literally had to drive to Wisconsin to go buy orange liqueur," she said. "I just wish we could extend this bill a little further to cover all Sunday sales. It ...


  4. The Drill: How low can they go?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... the time so succinctly and accurately summed up the state basketball tournament: "The 1925 tournament showed that Wisconsin has developed a stronger defensive than offensive game." That was the year of the lowest scoring title game in state history. ...


  5. Upcoming Supreme Court decision could impact thousands in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKOW-TV

    Wednesday the Justices heard arguments about tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. At issue is whether or not the law authorizes the federal government to provide those subsidies to people in states, like Wisconsin that didn't establish their own insurance exchanges.


  6. RB Todd Gurley only played in six games for Georgia in 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Door Reminder

    Gordon, Gurley hope to break into draft's 1st round There has been a drought for running backs in the first round of the NFL draft Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1BJsVfU Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon runs with the ball in a drill during the 2015 NFL scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. The past two NFL drafts have been unkind to running backs.


  7. Democrats fault Walker plan to merge development agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker's plan to merge Wisconsin's two major economic-development agencies would create a new unaccountable entity, minority Democrats on the Legislature's budget committee said Wednesday. The governor's 2015-17 budget proposal calls for merging the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority into the new Forward Wisconsin Development Authority.


  8. State paying security for Walker's travels as he mulls White House bidRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    ... safety is high, as the recent higher profile and public standing of Governor Walker, including travel outside Wisconsin and internationally, has increased creditable potential risks to him and family," spokeswoman Peg Schmitt wrote in an email to ...


  9. Chocolatier goes from beans to barRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... five products that began as beans in the basement and were turned into five different, 11/2-ounce bars: dark milk, Wisconsin butter chocolate, Ghana, Nicaragua and Gau's milk, made with goat's milk. The niche the chocolate makers at Sjolinds - ...


  10. Wisconsin budget committee plans regional public hearings on Walker spending planRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    The Legislature's finance committee will hold four regional public hearings for later this month to take comments on Gov. Scott Walker's 2015-17 budget proposal. The panel will meet March 18 at Brillion High School; March 20 at Alverno College in Milwaukee; March 23 at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County; and March 26 at Reedsburg High School.


  11. Charges: Woman was on social media before fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMTV Madison

    A western Wisconsin woman is accused of chatting on Facebook before a crash that killed three children, including her daughter, in December 2013. Thirty-four-year-old Kari Jo Milberg of Centuria faces three felony counts of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle and one misdemeanor count of reckless driving.


  12. Black History Month, A Time to End Smoking and Save LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bay View

    ... it will save your life and give you the chance to be one of the people who is celebrated in the future. The Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Poverty Network (WTPPN) works with youth and adults to educate them on the dangers of smoking, as well as ...


  13. Lawmakers propose waiving 1 day rest in 7 ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Today's TMJ4

    A pair of Republican state lawmakers are working to allow factory and mercantile workers to voluntarily work seven consecutive days without a 24-hour rest period. Wisconsin law requires employers in factory and mercantile establishments to grant workers 24 consecutive hours off in every seven-day cycle.


  14. Kenosha officer admits to planting evidence in homicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WISN-TV

    ... es about sharing information like this. This isn't the first time Zapf has faced this issue. Thirty years ago, the Wisconsin Supreme Court reprimanded him for "repeated failures" in sharing information with defense lawyers.


  15. Wisconsin woman accused of Facebook chatting before crash that killed 3 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A western Wisconsin woman is accused of chatting on Facebook before a crash that killed three children, including her daughter and two nieces, in December 2013. Kari Jo Milberg, 34, of Centuria, was charged Friday with three felony counts of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle and one misdemeanor count of reckless driving, KARE-TV reported .


  16. Subsidies conceal big premium gap between Minnesota and WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    A potential decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to eliminate tax credits on the federal government's HealthCare.gov website could shed light on the yawning gap in premiums between the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin. A 40-year-old nonsmoker who lives just west of the St. Croix River can purchase the "benchmark" plan through the state's MNsure health insurance exchange for $183 per month, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.


  17. Take a look inside J.J. Watt's log cabinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MySanAntonio.com

    Earlier this year, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said that he purchased a cabin in the "middle of nowhere" Wisconsin. "It's really minimalistic," Watt said.


  18. Email Destruction Halted in Texas Governor's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2011 | Texas Tribune

    Gov. Rick Perry 's state office has temporarily stopped deleting emails every seven days - as its official document retention policy allows - thanks to the efforts of a Wisconsin-based political activist who thinks they should be preserved longer. Government transparency advocate John Washburn has devised a computer program to automatically spit out requests, twice a week, for all of the emails generated by the governor's office.


  19. Scott Walker's buds at Ashley Furniture maim workers, fail to add jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Ashley Furniture Industries plans to return more than $250,000 in job-related tax credits to the state of Wisconsin and pull out of another program that would have given it $6 million in tax credits for an Arcadia flood-control project. The Arcadia-based global manufacturing firm characterized the moves, announced Tuesday, as intended to "better align a aggressive growth strategies with the local job market and other economic conditions in Wisconsin."


  20. Wisconsin: Apostle Islands ice caves to reopen Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The Lake Superior ice caves in northern Wisconsin will reopen Thursday morning after temporarily closing because of a winter storm. About 12,000 people visited the ice caves along the south shore of Lake Superior since they opened over the weekend.