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2014-08-28

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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Suspect in Dane County double homicide now in jail

A court appearance is expected on Friday for the former Dane County deputy accused of murdering his wife and sister-in-law. 39-year-old Andy Steele has been released from a Milwaukee medical facility and is now in the Rock County jail. He’s…

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Dodge County searching for ‘person of interest’ in homicide case

  Dodge County authorities are looking for a woman who is being called a “person of interest” in the death of a 43-year-old Town of Fox Lake man. An autopsy of Michael Soeller’s body at the VA Hospital in Madison…

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Wittenberg hostage taker committed

A man accused of taking a hostage at a convenience store earlier this year will remain locked up for a long time. A judge on Tuesday ordered 28-year-old Travis Keiler committed to a mental health facility for the next 26…

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Police investigate string of arson fires in Fox Valley

  Police believe someone intentionally started a garage fire in Appleton, and six vehicle fires in the city and town of Menasha.Appleton Sgt. Dave Lund says they think all of the arson fires happened early last Saturday morning, in an…

posted 2014/08/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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