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2014-08-28

Tax collections fall $218 million short of estimates

Democrats see problems for Governor Walker in the latest state revenue estimates. Revenues are off by $281 million for 2014, according to tax collection numbers released by the state Department of Revenue. Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca said things would…

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Asian Crazy Worm wriggles into Appleton

An invasive species that can have a major impact on forests has been found in Appleton. The Asian Crazy Worm was also found in Madison’s UW Arboretum last fall, and the Department of Natural Resources is hoping to check its…

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Janesville police investigate ‘swatting’ incident

Janesville Police are investigating what they describe as a “swatting” incident on Sunday. A 911 caller reported he had shot his mother and had his brother hostage, prompting a full-scale SWAT response. After establishing a perimeter around the home, and…

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Wisconsin Civil War soldier to receive posthumous Medal of Honor

A Wisconsin war veteran from long ago will be honored, over 150 years after his heroics helped shaped the outcome of the Civil War. Lieutenant Alonzo Cushing fought for the Union Army, and died in battle. The White House announced…

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President Obama to speak in Milwaukee on Labor Day

For the third time in seven years, President Obama will visit Milwaukee on Labor Day. He’s expected to speak at the city’s Laborfest on Monday, although the White House has not released any details. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the…

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Girl escapes abduction attempt in Shawano County

Shawano County deputies and police are searching for a suspect who allegedly tried to abduct a 14-year-old girl along a rural road on Wednesday. Sheriff’s Detective Sergeant Gordon Kowaleski says the incident happened at 1:10 p.m. as the victim was…

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Bus carrying Kansas City Chiefs hit by vehicle

The Kansas City Chiefs football team took a hit out of bounds, before Thursday’s game against the Green Bay Packers even started. One of the motor coaches being used to transport the team to their hotel in the Green Bay…

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Walker reacts to Potawatomi’s non-payment

Governor Scott Walker says the decision by the Potawatomi tribe to withhold its annual payment to the state underscores the importance of a review of a proposed Kenosha casino and the money it could end up costing the state. The…

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Leo Frigo bridge repairs cost $15 million

A new report from the state Department of Transportation shows the repairs to the Leo Frigo bridge in Green Bay last year cost $15 million. Project manager Tom Buchholz says that’s less than their initial projection of $18-20 million. A…

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2014-08-27

WisDOT: Packer game day will bring driving delays

Packer game day will provide some challenges for motorists. Numerous road construciton projects will mean that Green Bay Packer fans planning a drive to Thursday night’s preseason finale against Kansas City well need to take additional time in getting to…

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Dems call for ‘urgency’ on Kenosha casino negotiations

At the Capitol, Democrats are calling for stepped up action on the Kenosha casino proposal. With the Walker administration still negotiating with the Potawatomi and Menominee tribes over the latter’s proposal for an off-reservation casino at Kenosha, southeastern Wisconsin lawmakers…

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Race for Wisconsin governor remains a dead heat

There’s been little change in the race for Wisconsin governor, with incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke still neck and neck in the latest Marquette University Law School poll. According to the results released Wednesday, Walker…

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