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  1. Wisconsin unemployment rate drops to 5 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that the unemployment rate dropped from 5.2 percent in December to 5 percent in January. The numbers fluctuate greatly month-to-month because they are based on a survey of just 3.5 percent of Wisconsin employers.

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  2. Wisconsin's jobless rate fell to 5% in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... city did not want a repeat of the years following the recession. The economic recovery advanced into January as Wisconsin's unemployment rate declined to a preliminary 5%, down from 5.2% in December and 6% in January 2014. Thursday's monthly ...

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  3. Former Aurora Health Care exec Schick to replace retiring Dianne KiehlRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Schick starts his new role March 18. Kiehl was the Business Health Care Group's first and only executive director. Schick is a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater alum who was director of clinical trials research for Milwaukee-based Aurora from November 2004 through May 2012.

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  4. 'Right-to-work' working through Assembly; Walker will sign MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Assembly debate on Wisconsin's controversial right-to-work bill is expected to stretch into the night Thursday in Madison. There's little doubt right-to-work legislation will work its way right through the state Assembly, but debate will likely run through the night as legislators predict a marathon, 24-hour session on the controversial labor bill.

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  5. Mayfair Collection adding Wisconsin's first Carhartt storeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The next big name at Wauwatosa's Mayfair Collection is work wear brand Carhartt, which plans to open its first company-owned Wisconsin retail store there this summer. Dearborn, Mich.-based Carhartt Inc. will occupy 6,228 square feet in the shopping center's first phase, north of Old Navy.

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  6. Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Drops to 5 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WDIO

    Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to 5 percent, its lowest point since before the recession. The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that the unemployment rate dropped from 5.2 percent in December to 5 percent in January.

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  7. Big Men Kaminsky, Okafor Lead Way In Top Player RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... game when it comes to the race for player of the year. Frank Kaminsky is the savvy senior big man for No. 6 Wisconsin. Jahlil Okafor is the freshman phenom center at No. 3 Duke. "I love Jahlil, I really do, but you have to talk about the versatility ...

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  8. UW Regents take steps to protect shared governance and tenureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    University of Wisconsin System regents president Michael Falbo , system president Ray Cross and UW-Eau Claire chancellor Jim Schmidt appeared before legislators Wedensday, a day before a meeting of the UW System Board of Regents. Madison - The UW System Board of Regents voted Thursday to appoint two task forces to develop policies protecting shared governance and tenure - tenets of academia that UW President Ray Cross referred to as "fundamental pillars of a world-class university system."

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  9. Wisconsin Close to Becoming 25th Right-to-Work StateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    With Wisconsin positioned to become the third Midwestern state in as many years to enact a right-to-work law, proponents are touting job growth in Indiana as reason for optimism while detractors say union membership slides in Michigan signal potential problems. The state's Assembly began debate Thursday on a plan Republican Gov. Scott Walker has promised to quickly sign and Democrats lack the votes to stop.

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  10. Capitol Drive shopping center getting a makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... chief financial officer at Sheboygan-based Piggly Wiggly Midwest LLC, which franchises the Piggly Wiggly brand in Wisconsin and elsewhere. Piggly Wiggly Midwest supplies 107 corporate-owned and franchised Piggly Wiggly supermarkets in Wisconsin and ...

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  11. ASQ Issues 9,800 Certifications in Program to Train Next Generation of Skilled WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... organizations and communities to meet tomorrow's critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with national service centers in China, India, Mexico and a regional service center in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about ...

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  12. Elections board officials say cuts could hurt audit changesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Leaders at Wisconsin's elections board say plans to make changes after a critical state audit could be hampered by cuts in Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget. The Wisconsin State Journal reports the Government Accountability Board is among several agencies that would see many of its behind-the-scenes functions consolidated under a pilot program.

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  13. Wisconsin's unemployment rate drops to 5.0 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    compiled from a monthly survey sent to about 5,500 employers (3.5% of Wisconsin employers). CES data has been shown to be subject to significant revision. compiled from a monthly survey of 985 households and unemployment insurance claims. Measures ...

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  14. Best Buddies Wisconsin hopes to 'spread the word to end the word'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Today's TMJ4

    A local organization is working with more than three dozen area schools asking people to pledge to stop saying the R-word and start creating more accepting attitudes and communities.

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  15. Melissa Anderson v. Thomas Aul, 2015WI 19 25Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In a significant decision the Wisconsin Supreme Court has held that claims-made-and-reported requirements in claims made policies should be enforced as written. An insured's failure to report a claim during the time required by the policy will operate as a bar to coverage.

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  16. Wisconsinites to Iowans: 'Scott Walker will never (ever) be honest with you'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    A pro-choice group has some friendly advice for Iowans that comes from their Wisconsin neighbors: Scott Walker has lied to us and he will lie to you too. The warning came in the form of a full-page ad in the Des Moines Register right as Walker preps for a visit this weekend.

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  17. How State DOTs Brush Off the Discriminatory Impact of Highway ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Streetsblog

    The state of Wisconsin is planning to spend $850 million rebuilding and widening this highway through an urban part of Milwaukee. The agency has dismissed the impact on surrounding communities.

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  18. Sexual assault complaint sparks federal investigation into UW-MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WKBT

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison is under investigation by a government agency for possibly mishandling a sexual assault complaint last year. The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights said Wednesday that UW-Madison is under review for possibly violating Title IX, and an investigation began Feb. 24. News 3 Investigates has learned the complaint is in connection with an alleged incident that took place last May during the Mifflin Street Block Party.

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  19. Broadway's Leigh Ann Larkin to Lead VIOLET at Capital City TheatreRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Capital City Theatre, Madison, Wisconsin's new regional theatre company, announced March 5 the full cast of their inaugural production of the award-winning musical Violet. Leigh Ann Larkin stars in the title role.

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  20. Wisconsin Badgers Pro Day March 11Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Badger of Honor

    Feb 19, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon speaks to the media during the 2015 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports The Wisconsin Badgers Pro Day will be held Wednesday, March 11, and will feature several Wisconsin hopefuls looking to make an impression on NFL scouts.

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