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2015-03-28

Wisconsin Supreme Court will not hear arguments in John Doe case

The state Supreme Court will not hear oral arguments in a legal challenge to a John Doe investigation into potential illegal campaign coordination between conservative groups and Governor Scott Walker’s campaign. In a 4-2 decision released late Friday afternoon, the…

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Wisconsin agrees to $1.1 million payment in gay marriage case

The state Department of Justice has agreed to pay attorneys for eight same sex couples who challenged Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban nearly $1.1 million. The agreement announced Friday is intended to cover the legal fees and other costs of the…

posted 2015/03/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-03-27

Wisconsin DOJ completes review of Tony Robinson shooting

A report on the fatal shooting of a biracial man by a Madison police officer is now in the hands of the Dane County District Attorney. The state Department of Justice turned over its findings Friday following a nearly three…

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Arrest made in 1990 Berit Beck murder

An arrest has been made in a 25-year-old Wisconsin homicide. Fond du Lac County Sheriff Mick Fink said Friday that 61-year-old Dennis Brantner of Kenosha was arrested without incident on an arrest warrant for first-degree murder after making an appearance…

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New Wisconsin elk herd arrives in Jackson County

A new herd of elk has arrived in Wisconsin. The 26 animals donated by Kentucky arrived at a quarantine site in Jackson County on Thursday. Department of Natural Resources big game ecologist Kevin Wallenfang says the animals, which include there…

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Wisconsin’s proposed Gogebic mine officially gone for good

A huge – and hugely controversial – open-pit iron mine proposed for northern Wisconsin is officially not happening. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said Friday that Gogebic Taconite has notified the agency that it is withdrawing its pre-application notice…

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Former Dane County deputy changes plea in double homicide

A former Dane County sheriff’s deputy has changed his plea to guilty, but not legally responsible in the murders of his wife and sister-in-law. 40-year-old Andrew Steele had previously entered a plea of not guilty be reason of insanity in…

posted 2015/03/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Funeral services set for slain Wisconisn State Trooper

Funeral services have been set for a Wisconsin State Trooper, killed in the line of duty this week during a shootout with a bank robbery and murder suspect. Trooper Trevor Casper’s services will be in the same location as his…

posted 2015/03/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-03-26

English portion of Badger Exam delayed for Wisconsin students

Wisconsin students in 3rd through 8th grade will have to wait a little longer to take part of their state achievement tests. The English Language Arts portion of the new Badger Exam, which is tied to Common Core education standards,…

posted 2015/03/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Badgers rally to beat UNC, advance to Elite for second straight year

It required a second half rally, contributions from a two unexpected bench players, and a career night for a rising star to push the Wisconsin Badgers past North Carolina, 79-72, and into the NCAA Tournament’s Elite 8 for a second…

posted 2015/03/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

UW La Crosse students sound off at budget hearing

Members of the Wisconsin legislature’s budget panel heard pleas from public school administrators and UW students, during a final day long public hearing in Reedsburg. Republican Governor Scott Walker’s proposed budget cuts some $127 million dollars in public school funding…

posted 2015/03/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Republicans say SeniorCare changes unlikely to remain in budget

Governor Scott Walker’s budget proposal to scale back the SeniorCare prescription drug program is unlikely to survive a review by the Legislature’s Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee. The governor’s budget calls for requiring seniors to use Medicare Part D for basic…

posted 2015/03/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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