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  1. Scott Walker outlines abortion, gay marriage positions in letterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, shown here before a televised debate against Democratic challenger Mary Burke earlier this month, outlined his views on abortion and gay marriage in a letter to a group whose endorsement he seeks. Republican Gov. Scott Walker hasn't said much publicly about his positions on abortion or gay marriage, but he proudly trumpets his stances on both issues in a letter to a conservative group whose endorsement he wants.

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  2. Walker outlines abortion, gay marriage positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker hasn't said much on the campaign trail about his positions on abortion or gay marriage, but he proudly trumpeted his stances on both issues in a letter to a conservative group whose endorsement he was seeking. In a Sept.

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  3. Van Hollen says he'll abide by Supreme Court decision blocking photo ID for Nov. 4 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said that he'll abide by the U.S. Supreme Court decision blocking implementation of the state's voter ID law for the Nov. 4 election. Van Hollen had said that he was looking at ways to get around that decision and have the voter ID requirement in place despite the Supreme Court.

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  4. Ind. Decisions - One Indiana opinion yesterday from 7th CircuitRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

    Law enforcement officers found drugs and an assault rifle in Kenneth Schmitt's home while executing a warrant for his arrest. Because they were found in plain view in the course of conducting a reasonable pro-tective sweep, the district court did not err in denying Schmitt's motion to suppress evidence of the firearm.

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  5. Gov. Walker names Foley & Lardner partner as new judge in WaukeshaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    A Brookfield lawyer has been named to fill a spot on the Waukesha County Circuit Court bench. Gov. Scott Walker announced the appointment last week.

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  6. 7th Cir. Revives Nursing Home Hairdresser's ADA ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | FindLaw

    Debra Kauffman worked as a hairdresser at a nursing home. Part of her duties involved regular hairdresser-type stuff, but two days a week, she had to wheel residents who were in wheelchairs to and from their appointments in the nursing home's beauty shop.

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  7. Op-ed: How the Voices of Children Have Helped Turn the Tide on Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Advocate

    ... In August of this year, Judge Richard Posner shined a bright spotlight on our brief during Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals arguments before he authored the opinion ultimately overturning marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin. "Did you read the ...

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  8. Wisconsin's attorney general drops voter ID fight for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Spokesperson Dana Brueck said in a statement that after studying the issue, Attorney General J B Van Hollen decided against attempting to fight the stay ordered by the US Supreme Court. Van Hollen had said last week that he would attempt to alleviate issues in the way the law was being handled in order to ease the fears of the high court.

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  9. Federal court: Nursing home can be sued for firing hairdresser who can no longer push wheelchairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McKnightsonline.com

    Is the ability to transport residents in their wheelchairs an essential function of a nursing home hairdresser? A federal appeals court says it's a valid question and is allowing a hairdresser to sue a facility that fired her. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit said that Debra Kauffman's claim that she was discriminated against may move forward.

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  10. A concert like no otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Amarillo.com

    Fourteen women, four of them using canes, one with oxygen, slowly walking past a sign that read: "No Hostages Exit Through This Gate." The women were residents of the Canyons Retirement Community.

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  11. Van Hollen abandons any hope of voter ID for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is giving up on finding a way to get a voter photo identification law in place for the Nov. 4 election. Van Hollen said on Oct. 9 that he was looking at alternatives to have the voter ID requirement in place despite the U.S. Supreme Court blocking the law.

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  12. Showing proper ID is a fact of lifeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    If you've ever tried to board a plane, cash a check or rent a car, you've almost surely had to show some form of identification with your picture on it. For most people, that takes the form of a driver's license, but there are other forms of photo ID.

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  13. Citizens participate in early voting in Appleton, Oct. 20, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is giving up on finding a way to get a voter photo identification law in place for the Nov. 4 election. Van Hollen said on Oct. 9 that he was looking at alternatives to have the voter ID requirement in place despite the U.S. Supreme Court blocking the law.

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  14. Messing with voting rights in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Baltimore Sun

    If there was evidence that voter fraud was prevalent - or even a serious possibility - then perhaps the Supreme Court's ruling early Saturday allowing Texas to impose one of the strictest voter photo identification laws in the country would make sense. Instead what the evidence shows, as a federal trial judge in Texas originally found, is that the unconstitutional law will have only one significant effect and that is to discourage minorities from voting.

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  15. Justice of the Day - Sherman MintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Kos

    Today's Justice of the Day is: SHERMAN MINTON. Justice Minton was born on this day, October 20, in 1890.

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  16. GovernmentRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Rice Lake Online

    The routes may open in mid-November if signs are put up in time, said Mayor Steve Harrington. Ordinances also need to be changed.

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  17. How Will Voting Litigation Affect the Upcoming Elections?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | National Review Online

    ... changes also had already been implemented by state election officials. On October 6, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals threw out an injunction issued against Wisconsin's new voter-ID law by a lower court. The court's opinion, written by Frank ...

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  18. Hairdresser at Nursing Home Will Get Trial On ADA Claims About Pushing WheelchairsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | IOMA

    Oct. 17 - An Illinois nursing home may have denied a hairdresser reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act after she had surgery and could no longer push residents in wheelchairs to the facility's salon, a federal appeals court ruled Oct. 16. Reviving Debra Kauffman's claim, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit agreed that she raised a triable question about whether the ability to wheel nonambulatory residents to the salon was an essential function of her job as a hairdresser. It reversed a summary judgment in favor of the nursing home, Mason Point in Sullivan, Ill., and remanded the case for trial.

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  19. Indiana Appeals Decision That Invalidated Limited Nominations for...Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Ballot Access News

    On October 17, Indiana appealed Common Cause Indiana v Indiana Secretary of State to the 7th Circuit. This is the case over whether Indiana can tell political parties that they can only nominate for half the seats up, in partisan judicial races in Indianapolis.

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  20. Vilas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Lakeland Times

    The ribbon cutting at Wavering Park in Phelps Saturday. Pictured are State Representative Rob Swearingen, Roger Flaherty with the Landover ATV Club, Dan Swiecichowski, Bill Spence , Don Johnson and Tom Retzer.

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